Meet our team

Professionals who listen to your needs

The Vo-Dignard Provost Team

A multidisciplinary team to serve you better

Your Wealth  Advisors

Sirs An-Lap Vo-Dignard and Ian Provost

You can also count on the expertise of our Wealth Advisors - Mr. Charles ProvostMs. Annie BoucherMr. Nicolas Perrault and Mr. Laurent Achard. They will help you identify your objectives and, set up a tailored investment policy for you. Then, they will support you maintaining this plan by helping you manage your investments, but also managing emotions to ensure investment discipline. Finally, they will assist you with all of your wealth management needs.

Our team of experts

Senior Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager

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An-Lap started his career at Bank of Montreal. Thereafter, he became one of the wealth associates with the firm Primetime Investments, which invested in futures contracts on the floor of the Montreal Stock Exchange, his main function being risk management. Almost 20 years ago, in 1998, he joined National Bank Financial (at the time Lévesque Beaubien Geoffrion). An-Lap’s investment philosophy is centered on risk management and the pursuit of asymmetric returns. Passionate and constantly aiming to push the boundaries of excellence, An-Lap has an entrepreneurial vision that enabled him to build and surround himself with an optimal, complementary team. He takes his inspiration from and surrounds himself with the best in each field, applying different learned concepts for the benefit of clients of the VP Group. In terms of personal values, he is very committed and considers it important to give back and contribute to society.  Effectively, he was awarded by the trade publication "Finance et Investissement" the title of the Most Committed Advisor.  He serves on the boards of directors of the Bruny Surin Foundation, the Quebec Society for Disabled Children, the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation (Investment Committee), and the Angel Circle of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. He had studied at Collège Stanislas before obtaining a Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance from the HEC in Montreal.

Senior Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager

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Ian started his career at National Bank in 1997 and joined National Bank Financial in 2001.  His high level of expertise in portfolio management and risk management, coupled with his financial markets knowledge, means that he excels at developing investment strategies adjusted to the needs of a broad range of clients.  What’s more, he has a knack for figuring out clients’ actual risk tolerance – truly an art.  This enables him to establish optimally tailored portfolios for our clients.  As someone you can trust, he is devoted to our clients and takes pride in the quality service that the VP Group provides.  His gift of simplifying concepts using plain language is unparalleled and allows clients to better understand the world of finances and thus participate in the development of an investment portfolio most suited to their situation.  On a personal note, being sensitive to the cause mainly for being a father of four, Ian is brave enough to abseil down 22 storeys each year for Drop Zone VP for the benefit of the Quebec Society for Disabled Children, on top of being part of the organizing committee.  Ian serves on the Board of Directors of the Bruny Surin Foundation in addition to contributing to several other charitable causes.  Of note is the honourable mention Ian earned in his completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC).

Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager

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Charles Provost has all the abilities to help clientsachieve their long-term objectives. When reviewing client portfolios, he can skillfully assess the proper risk tolerance, al ign investments with personal objectives and answer any technical questions you might have. He holds the CFA charter, one of the highest distinctions in the investment industry.

Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager

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Ms. Annie Boucher can count on more than 15 years of industry experience to offer quality advice to our clients. She possesses all the skills to conduct portfolio reviews and adapt its allocation according to our views of the markets. Annie can also help you with any questions you might have related to your investments.

Wealth Advisor

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Nicolas has more than 10 years of experience at the National Bank. His experience in advising and his depth knowledge of the financial market gives him the capacity to help the clients to review their objectives and find solutions adapted to their level of risk tolerance and their investment horizon.

Your Wealth Associates and Associates

Ms. Anne-Marie Araos, Ms. Jessica Bourdeau and Ms. Raphaëlle Eche are your Wealth Associates as well as our Associates Ms. Sandrine Houle-Laliberté, Ms. Aryelle Roy-Lapointe and Mr. Kevin Nguyen.

All of them will assist you in your banking transactions and your contributions. They will be your resources for all the administrative aspect of your investments.

Anne-Marie Araos

Senior Wealth Associate

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Anne-Marie Araos joined the VP Group and National Bank Financial in 2002.

She can assist you in all your transactions such as bank transfers, your RRSP contributions, and your buy/sell orders that do not require advice.  She took her Financial Planning course from the Institut Québécois de la Planification Financière (IQPF) and also holds an insurance license.

Canadian Securities Institute: Conduct and Practices Handbook Course (CPH), Canadian Securities Course (CSC) (Honourable mention).

Jessica Bourdeau

Wealth Associate

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Jessica Bourdeau is a member of the administrative team. Her professional experience helps her provide clients with excellent service and process their requests.

Raphaëlle Eche

Wealth Associate

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Raphaëlle Eche is an important part of the administrative team. She supports our advisory team and also helps our clients with any administrative request. Raphaëlle will always offer the best service.

Sandrine Houle-Laliberté

Associate

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Sandrine is an Associate in our team. She will be able to help you with all your administrative requests.

Aryelle Roy-Lapointe

Associate

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Aryelle began her career in finance in an independent financial group as an operations agent and has over 5 years of experience in administration and coordination. She will put her customer service skills to good use by answering all your administrative requests.

Kevin Nguyen

Associate

Your Analysts

Mr. Piotr Rajca and Mr. Benoit Lacasse will assist you in the production of reports to help monitor the evolution of your portfolios and, in requests for internal research reports.

Piotr Rajca

Investment Analyst

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Piotr brings depth to our analyst team. His past experience on the institutional side greatly enhance his research and analysis skills. He also supports the internal investment committee and the transactional team. Piotr holds the CFA charter.

Benoit Lacasse

Investment Analyst

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Benoit has over 15 years of experience with NBF, most recently as a senior advisor on the discretionary transactional platform. Prior to that, he was a portfolio manager within a team of advisors. In this capacity, he holds CIM and FCSI certifications. His in-depth knowledge of portfolio management, his transactional experience and his expertise in implementing management tools are major assets for the team.

Your network of experts

For all your financial needs, do not hesitate to let us know.

We put our large network of internal and external experts at your disposal for your Financial¹, Tax² and Estate² Planning, Insurance³, Personal or Commercial Financing⁴.
Our network also includes exclusives Banking Solutions⁵ and Private Banker service.

  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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