Meet our team

Christian R. Strigl CFA ®
Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor
Tel: 780.801.6003

Christian has been managing family wealth for the past 25 years and he has always focused on helping people retire with confidence. He became a Portfolio Manager in 2008, allowing him to make all the day to day decisions for his clients so they can have a worry free retirement. Christian manages client’s portfolios using a refined unique process he developed through years of experience and a commitment to lifelong learning. He thinks outside the box and offers his clients a comprehensive stable of investment solutions tailored to each client’s unique needs.

Christian is an ardent supporter of financial education. He served as President of the Edmonton Society of Financial Analysts and dedicated many years to the CFA Institute which took him to many places in the world.

Christian grew up in Germany until the age of 17, when his family moved to Vancouver in 1986. He attended Simon Fraser University where he obtained his Finance degree and then immediately completed his CFA designation.

Christian joined the predecessor firm to Richardson Wealth in 2007 from CIBC Wood Gundy. This move to this day enables him to enjoy the freedom and flexibility to choose from a full universe of investment options, without any bias to any particular products or platforms.

Christian has been a big supporter of the Childrens Miracle Network, Centre for Family Literacy and the Crescendo Mental Health initiative to name few. Fluent in German, Christian has also been active on the board of the German Canadian Business Association of Alberta. In his free time, he enjoys playing Tennis, heading to the mountains to go skiing and is a passionate soccer supporter. He is also a music lover and loves to play his drums.

Get to know Christian:

Favourite Quote: “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

Favourite Place: Munich

Favourite Song: Yesterday by the Beatles

Tom De Marco B.A.
Investment Advisor
Tel: 780.409.7712

Tom was born and raised in Edmonton and continues to call Edmonton home with his wife and their two boys.  He has a strong sense of community and has given back through passionately coaching youth club soccer and all age levels.  He is a Graduate of the University of Alberta and is always expanding his knowledge by keeping current in industry news, developments and products. 

In 1996 shortly after graduating university Tom entered the Financial Services Industry where he has taken great pride in the development and implementation of investment solutions.  By working closely with his clients and their specific needs Tom proudly provides tailored investment portfolios utilizing several investment vehicles without bias to any specific platform.  After starting his career at BMO Nesbitt Burns Tom is very proud to have joined Richardson Partners Financial in 2004 and being part of opening the Edmonton Branch!  The company has grown to the Richardson Wealth boutique firm we know today.

Tom’s clients have come to expect the highest level of professional investment service available.  He takes special interest in helping clients across Canada achieve financial independence through a tactical, disciplined and conservative approach. Tom’s greatest gratification comes through serving individuals, corporations and groups through specialized investment strategies  

Ashley Harmon
Tel: 780.409.7707

In March 2022, Ashley became an integral part of the Strigl De Marco team, serving as an assistant. With her meticulous attention to detail, Ashley is responsible for gathering, updating, and maintaining critical documentation. Her dedication to administrative support enables us to consistently deliver our services to the highest standards.

Get to know Ashley:

Favourite Book: Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you could meet someone dead or alive: Socrates

Pastime: Painting, Drawing Sculpting & Photography

Susan Thibodeau
Tel: 780.801.6004

Susan is dedicated to providing prompt and efficient responses to client inquiries. Her role involves overseeing the administrative facets of our practice, ensuring seamless operations. Boasting over two decades of experience in the finance industry, Susan’s tenure includes 12 years as the Branch Assistant at Richardson Wealth’s Edmonton office (formerly Richardson GMP). Her background equips her with invaluable insights into the intricacies of day-to-day operations.

Get to know Susan:

Favourite book: The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Favourite quote: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” --- Winston S. Churchill

If I could meet someone Dead or Alive: Marcus Aurelius

Julia Strigl B.Comm.
Tel: 780.409.7770

Julia is a dynamic individual at Richardson Wealth, commencing her journey in 2023. Graduating with a BCom degree, specializing in Finance, her focus is behind the scenes support and marketing. Julia’s dedication extends beyond the boardroom; she’s a former varsity basketball student-athlete from the University of Alberta. Julia’s commitment to excellence extends to academics, earning her the title of a two-time Academic All-Canadian. Her multifaceted accomplishments illustrate her work ethic and drive to help our team exceed client’s expectations.

Get to know Julia:

Favourite food: Sushi

Favourite pastime: Cooking, watching sports, and being with friends and family.

Favourite movie: Shawshank Redemption