Meet our team

Professionals who listen to your needs.

We work together to achieve your goals

Our team of finance and customer service professionals is here to help you manage your wealth. They will help you choose the products best suited to your needs.

We are driven by our passion for helping individuals and businesses build and protect their wealth so that they can leave a lasting legacy.

Our team of experts

Senior Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager

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Bruno Mercier is a Wealth Advisor and Portfolio Manager at National Bank Financial. He is both the visionary and head of the Mercier Wealth Management Group.

Bruno has partnered with National Bank Financial for his entire career helping clients achieve their financial goals. He is currently registered as a Portfolio Manager and can provide discretionary portfolio management services which is reserved for those advisors of the highest integrity. Bruno is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) as well as a Canadian Investment Manager (CIM®) and has in-depth options, futures and insurance expertise. Since June 2015, he also has the FCSI® designation. The Fellow of CSI (FCSI®) is the pinnacle credential and highest honor in Canadian financial services. Its stringent experience, education and ethics requirements make it one of the most challenging credentials to obtain and maintain, making FCSIs the most valuable leaders in the industry.

He completed a Bachelor of Science with a major in Biological Sciences and a minor in Chemistry from the University of Alberta.

Among many other personal achievements, Bruno has been repeatedly selected for the firm’s President’s Club which demonstrates the attributes required of a top advisor. He is regularly featured and quoted in local and national media including television and radio.

Caring deeply about giving back to his community, Bruno is an active member and sits on various boards involved in helping people living in poverty and those dealing with disabilities. He was recognized in his region by National Bank Financial with the social commitment award in 2013.

Living in Bonnie Doon, Bruno grew up in the Avonmore district of Edmonton and is the second in a family of four children. Bruno has two boys and two girls of his own and has been married for 18 years. He likes playing Lego with his kids, cycling, woodworking and is hoping to build a sailboat in the future. Bruno values his health and has hired a personal trainer to help him achieve his goals in this area of life.

Wealth Advisor

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As a Wealth Advisor with National Bank Financial, Rafia is dedicated to helping you build not only wealth, but a better future for you and those you care about. A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University, Rafia obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance.

Rafia draws on her expert knowledge and many years of experience, including previous roles in Private Equity, Retail banking and Currency Trading to develop comprehensive wealth management solutions for her clients. Rafia’s breadth of experience, expertise and credentials help ensure sound advice, expert execution and peace of mind for clients who need solutions for broad and complex wealth management needs.

Rafia currently resides in the south side of Edmonton with her husband, Chris, and their dog, Maggie. She enjoys reading, cooking and being outdoors.

Colin Fagnan

Associate

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Born and raised in Edmonton, Colin Fagnan recently graduated with a master's in Canadian Studies from the University of Alberta, specializing in political sciences. A recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II scholarship in 2015 for academic excellence, Colin has always been passionate about the world of education and learning. With two undergrad degrees, one in philosophy and one in the humanities, Colin is interested by a wide variety of fields and topics. This is especially showcased by his work in both the public and private sectors, both with the government and with the universities, and is especially excited to take his first steps into the financial world to broaden his personal and professional skills.

Colin has always taken a special interest in language, having learnt to speak 5 different languages during his travels abroad for both studies and work, and is currently learning Mandarin Chinese. Given his francophone background, he's always happy to be of service to clients whose first language is likewise French.

Though he has lived in a total of five countries, Colin loves to call Edmonton home, where his family resides and where he cheers for his Edmonton Oilers. Growing up as an avid sports' fan (having played hockey and soccer most of his life), he has enjoyed trying new sports such as futsal (Brazilian indoor soccer) among others. Growing up in a large French-Canadian family, he knew a thing or two about competitiveness and enjoys leading an active life with hiking, camping and travelling among his favourite activities.

Nicole Stenger

Associate

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Nicole Stenger is an Associate at National Bank Financial for the Mercier Group. Her role involves managing database operations, updating various accounts, maintaining effective communication throughout the Mercier Team as well as striving to provide superb customer service for each and every client. Nicole also hopes to become licensed shortly, so she can execute trades on the behalf of clients. Not bilingual yet but aspiring to be, Nicole will be working on the skill too.

Born and raised in southwest Edmonton, Nicole is the first in a family of two siblings. Her family is very close, and she enjoys spending lots of time with them.

Nicole recently completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in marketing from MacEwan University which provide her various valuable skills which are applicable in her current role at National Bank Financial.

Outside of work, Nicole has been playing soccer since she was four years old, enjoys playing dodgeball in a recreational league and loves spending time with her friends. She adores animals, loves to travel when she can fit it into her schedule and enjoys watching the Edmonton Oilers - whether that be during their successes or their failures.

Partners

D. Geoff Cook

Benefits and Planning Director

National Bank Financial - Financial Services

Charlene Sunderland

Financing Solutions Specialist

Advisor Banking Services - National Bank of Canada

  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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