Meet our team

Professionals who listen to your needs.

We work together to achieve your goals

By choosing our team, you can count on us to be there to provide you with the guidance and information you need to reach your financial goals. We have the knowledge, skill, and training to develop a personal financial plan that perfectly matches you and with more than 30 years experience in the financial industry, we are ready and excited for what the future brings.

Our Team of Experts

Our Partners

Cory Papineau, BA, CFP

Senior Advisor, Financial Planning & Advisory Services

National Bank Financial - Wealth Management

Cory has worked in the financial services industry for over 20years, providing clients with accurate, timely and comprehensive financialplanning solutions. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba and has obtained the CertifiedFinancial Planner (CFP) designation.

Cory has worked with a wide range of clients, including businessowners, professionals, retirees and families. He provides wealth management solutions and financial strategies in the areas of retirement planning, tax planning, cash management, estate and insurance planning.  Cory has continually developed his skills andknowledge through education, mentorship and hands-on experience.

Cory’s motto is  Plan Well. Live Better. He is an advocate for financial planning as a foundation for helping clients live the life they want to live. 

Tricia Carver, CPA, CA, CFP, TEP

Insurance Advisor

National Bank Insurance Firm

Trish has been providing tax and estate services to high net worth clients for over 25 years, combining her knowledge and experience to help affluent families achieve their financial goals.

She began her career working in the audit and tax group of a major accounting firm and from there, spent 18 years in the tax and estate planning division of a life insurance company. Most recently, Trish worked with a large financial institution as a Wealth Strategist, focusing on delivery of planning advice for high net worth clients with complex planning needs.

A graduate of the University of Manitoba (B.Comm.Hons.), Trish also holds her Chartered Accountant designation, is a Certified Financial Planner and has obtained the Trust and Estate Practitioner designation. She is currently serving as Public Relations Officer for the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Winnipeg chapter.

In her role as Insurance Advisor, Trish supports the team clients to help address their insurance needs, working closely with our Financial and Estate Planning partners.

Connie L. Hykaway, B. Comm., LL.B., TEP

Senior Advisor, Estate Planning

National Bank Financial - Wealth Management

Connie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Accounting as well as a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta. She is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association and she has her Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designation from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Connie has gained significant experience working with other major financial institutions as well as in private practice providing estate planning and administration assistance to affluent clients. Her goal is to help clients achieve peace of mind by knowing that their affairs are in order.

Karen Biggar

Senior Personal Banker

National Bank of Canada

Karen Biggar is a Senior Personal Banker at National Bank of Canada, with over 25 years of experience in the Financial Services industry.

Karen is committed to providing an exceptional level of customer service in all business interactions. She is skilled in preparing customized solutions for Personal and Small Business clients’ borrowing and banking needs. Outside of work, she is passionate about volunteering and giving back to the community in which she lives and works.

  1. Financial Planners are authorized to act in the field of Financial Planning. They exercise their duties for National Bank Financial Inc., a financial planning firm.

  2. We work closely with the Taxation, Retirement and Estate Planning Team from National Bank Trust, made up of multidisciplinary experts who provide knowledge and advice that complement our service offering. These experts assist us in providing the best solutions for your personal finances related to taxation, retirement and estate planning.

  3. Insurance products and services are provided by National Bank Insurance Firm (NBIF) or by NBF Financial Services (NBFFS), as applicable. NBIF and NBFFS are not members of Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF). Insurance products are not protected by CIPF.

  4. Financing solutions are subject to credit approval by National bank.

  5. For details and conditions of the offer, please contact your advisor.

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