Michael Andersen BAS, PFP
Director, Wealth Management & Investment Advisor
Tel: 905.615.5657 Toll Free: 1.855.736.5657
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With more than 15 years experience in financial services and a business degree from York University, Michael has completed the Canadian Securities, Conduct and Practices Handbook and Professional Financial Planning courses through the Canadian Securities Institute. Michael is committed to ongoing education and attends industry seminars throughout the year to stay abreast of changing legislation and new investment solutions.

Michael enjoys life in the community of Etobicoke with his wife Tina and son Simon. He is an avid reader and is passionate about travel, cooking and architecture and design. When Michael’s busy schedule permits time, you’ll find him playing basketball or on the golf course.

Darren Midgley CIM, PFP
Vice President, Investment Advisor
Tel: 905.615.5658

With a passion for finance, Darren brings more than 20 years of industry experience to the team specializing in investment management helping clients create and preserve wealth.

He has earned numerous professional designations including Chartered Investment Manager and Personal Financial Planner which enable him to provide solutions in the areas of portfolio management, insurance and estate planning. Darren sees the value in keeping current with the latest news and ideas in the industry, supplementing his knowledge with ongoing education.

Darren, with his wife Rachel and three children, live an active outdoor lifestyle exploring Canada as often as possible in their RV. He enjoys hiking, kayaking and mountain biking and also tries to get out on his motorcycle as weather permits.

Robert Rizzuto CFP, CLU, CH.F.C, TEP, BComm
Insurance Consultant
Tel: 905.842.1372

Robert is a veteran of the insurance and investment industries, with more than 30 years of experience. His specialty is finding insurance solutions that integrate seamlessly into a comprehensive wealth management plan that meets the distinct needs of his clients.Robert began his career in the industry as an accredited insurance agent with Imperial Life Insurance Company. In 1994, Robert set off on his own, incorporating his practice as BRYLA Financial Group. A firm believer in the importance of unbiased advice and holistic wealth solutions, Robert joined Richardson GMP in 2014.

Robert’s pursuit of finding the right solutions for his clients has required the pursuit of several top designations: Chartered Life Underwriter (1988), Chartered Financial Consultant (1991), Certified Financial Planner (1996) and Trust and Estate Practitioner (2004). A leader with a high degree of integrity, Robert joined the Board of Advocis in 1994 and served as President from 2003-2004. He is also currently a member of and past Chair of the Ethics Committee for the Canadian Life Underwriters Institute. Robert earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Toronto.

 

*Insurance services offered through Richardson GMP Insurance Services Limited. Robert Rizzuto is the owner of Bryla Financial Services.

Brittany Venneman
Associate
Tel: 905.615.5659

Brittany joined AMT Wealth Counsel in 2014. With her strengths in client relations and a background in finance, Brittany is able to ensure high quality service while managing client requests. As an Associate, she is responsible for team scheduling, incoming inquiries and manages client information and documentation.

Brittany holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance from Ryerson University, Ted Rogers School of Management. She has completed her Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and the Conduct Practice & Handbook (CPH) through the Canadian Securities Institute.

In her spare time Brittany enjoys spending time outdoors with her daughter and son. She has a passion for fashion and enjoys visiting new and interesting restaurants.

Kathy Zhang
Business Development Associate
Tel: 905.615.5676

Kathy is in charge of communications, business development, and marketing campaigns. She has always been interested in finance and entrepreneurship. Over the years, Kathy has worked in multiple financial industries, such as insurance, wealth management, and private equity. She looks forward to contributing her experiences and enthusiasm to AMT Wealth Counsel.

Kathy has completed her business degree at Western University. She has completed her Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and the Conduct Practice & Handbook (CPH) through the Canadian Securities Institute. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys taking road trips to the United States and going to concerts of all genres.