About Us

Jean-Marc is the senior advisor and President of C.I. Financial Ltd. He has been in the industry since 1988 and has created a well-respected, leading financial services organization. He attributes his success by creating simple concepts of mastering the basics and teaching it to others.

Jean-Marc believes in giving back to the community. He has served on numerous committees and boards including the Manulife Securities Advisory board, Manulife Bank Advisory board and is currently serving on the L’Abbe foundation board.

He believes in living a balanced life and therefore is active in his local church, and also has been a football official for 3 years.

He has mentored many individuals as they came into the industry that now have experienced success of their own.
Jean-Marc’s experience and ideas have been instrumental in the development of guidelines and practices that have been implemented by associations, financial organizations and independent advisors throughout Canada.

Jean-Marc and his wife Josée have been married since 1984 and have three sons: Jean-Philippe, Sébastien and Yannick.

Josée is the Managing Partner and administrator of the office’s finances including accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.

As we all know, Josée is married to Jean-Marc and has three sons: Jean-Philippe, Sébastien, and Yannick

Joshua Hamilton is a driven and accomplished individual with a strong academic background and a passion for finance. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from The Kings University in Edmonton, Alberta, where he honed his skills in various business disciplines. With a keen interest in investment strategies and financial planning, Joshua has exceled in his role as an Investment Advisor. His expertise and commitment to delivering exceptional results make him a trusted partner for individuals seeking sound financial advice. Beyond his professional pursuits, Joshua is no stranger to the world of athletics. Having played university basketball for an impressive five years, he exemplifies discipline, teamwork, and a competitive spirit. Joshua Hamilton is dedicated to helping clients achieve their financial goals while maintaining a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.

Yannick L’Abbe is a dynamic and ambitious individual with a strong background in sports management. Having completed his diploma in Sports Management at Olds College in Olds, Alberta, Yannick possesses a solid foundation in the intricacies of the sports industry. As an Investment Advisor, he brings his unique perspective and knowledge to help clients navigate the financial landscape. Yannick’s passion for sports extends beyond the professional realm, with football being one of his favorite hobbies. His experience on the field has instilled in him valuable qualities such as teamwork, dedication, and a drive for success. Notably, Yannick is also the son of President Jean-Marc L’Abbe, reflecting a lineage of leadership and an ingrained understanding of the importance of sound decision-making. With a commitment to delivering exceptional service and a deep understanding of both sports and finance, Yannick L’Abbe is a trusted advisor for individuals looking to secure their financial future.

Lisa Vanstone is our Investment Service Coordinator. Lisa provides the administrative support for the wealth management side of CI Financial. Lisa is originally from Vancouver Island, BC where she worked for a local Credit Union. She comes to CI Financial after working locally within the financial community for 8 years. Lisa and her husband moved their family to Sherwood Park in 2005 and have yet to regret the decision. She has two daughters, her oldest is currently attending University and her youngest is “thinking about it”.