Our team

Brad A. Hunter CA, CFP®, CIM
Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor
Tel: 403.355.6033

Brad has over 30 years experience in managing money with Richardson Wealth and previously RBC Dominion Securities. His prior experience as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers provides him with insights into understanding businesses, financial products and taxation issues.

He has earned a Portfolio Manager designation from the industry, allowing discretionary management of portfolios. A strong investment discipline must be demonstrated, rigorous industry education and a high level of client trust are all required to earn and uphold this title.

Brad is a fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute, holding its Chartered Investment Manager designation and has completed its Options Course. He also has completed Level 1 of the American Chartered Financial Analyst program.

As a Certified Financial Planner, Brad is able to build some of the most comprehensive financial plans for his clients. As a level 2 Insurance representative, Brad has access to many of the estate planning solutions uncovered, and can independently obtain services from most larger Canadian insurance companies.

Raising five children with his wife, Brad has a great understanding of the caring, dedication and effort it takes to make a family prosper. He understands how finances can align a family's vision to successfully achieve goals. Born and raised in Saskatchewan, Brad worked for his family in the bowling business. Brad was awarded High Honours and Great Distinction on his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

Christopher Mitchell CIM®, PFP®
Portfolio Manager, Associate Investment Advisor
Tel: 403.355.6066

Chris has been with the Hunter Team for over 10 years now joining Richardson Wealth in May 2012. He has a business degree from Mount Royal University and holds the Personal Financial Planner (PFP®) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designation. Chris works closely with Brad to develop and monitor client financial plans as well as managing client’s portfolios and investment management solutions.

With a passion for data and numbers, Chris actively observes the markets and current events to identify investment opportunities that fit in each client’s portfolio according to their risk tolerance and objectives. Chris is a registered Portfolio Manager, a designation that allows him manage alongside Brad offering discretionary managed solutions to clients looking to delegate day-to-day portfolio management to a qualified professional team.

Client relationships are important to Chris and that is why he takes pride in his holistic approach to financial planning. By thoroughly understanding every client’s unique circumstance, he is able to provide actionable recommendations that help clients achieve their goals. He also likes to present the information in an easy-to-understand format for clients by creating comprehensive models and reports for them. From our team’s perspective, we see and treat our clients as part of our extended family.

Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and two children skiing and enjoying the outdoors.

Rita Penno
Tel: 403.355.6034

Rita has a strong understanding of the financial services industry with 28 combined years’ experience at Richardson Wealth, RBC Dominion Securities and a Credit Union.

Rita has been working closely with Brad for more than 20 years providing a warm and genuine client experience. Rita maintains ongoing contact with clients to ensure all financial and personal information is accurate for customized wealth plans.

Highly qualified, Rita has comprehensive knowledge of financial matters and can execute client trading requirements. She is responsible for organizing and ensuring that we deliver a customized service plan and an exceptional experience to each client.

Gabrielle Tomelin
Cell: 403.355.6067

Gabrielle studied Business Administration & Management, graduating from SAIT in 2006. She started her financial career at RBC working 8 years combined in personal and commercial banking. Subsequently, Gabrielle has spent the past 15 years as an Associate Wealth Advisor with RBC Dominion Securities where she initially worked for Brad and his team. She has extensive knowledge in all areas and prides herself in maintaining excellent client relationships.

Working alongside Rita, Gabrielle is responsible for coordinating all client administrative needs, providing portfolio management support and delivering superior client services.