Invest without worry


Colin Chovin is a highly-experienced Investment Advisor with hands-on experience as an entrepreneur, who understands the challenges and realities faced by business owners.

Colin advises business owners, academics, families and individuals, taking a holistic approach to wealth management that helps his clients achieve their personal and business goals without worry. His particular focus is on helping people to invest tax-effectively while maximizing their portfolio’s growth potential.

Colin’s diverse experience in various industries has given him a depth and breadth of business acumen and his university degrees in Economics, Political Science and Computer Science helps him connect particularly well with people in academia.

Colin Chovin CIM
Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor
Tel: 306.385.6307

Throughout his career in the financial services industry, Colin has worked hard to manage his clients’ wealth and help them achieve their priorities. In consultation with tax and legal experts, Colin helps his clients keep on top of their assets and tax and estate matters. Combining his educational background in economics and political science with his extensive knowledge of the financial environment and experience as an entrepreneur, Colin constructs sophisticated and well-researched strategies on how to achieve your priorities in an ever-changing world.

Colin has worked alongside many talented Investment Advisors and has advised a wide range of clients. Acting as a personal CFO, Colin liaises directly with his clients’ tax and legal advisors to ensure that his clients’ wealth strategies are achieved. Over the years, his highly organized approach, commitment to act in his clients’ best interests and trusted advice on a wide range of personal and business concerns have helped his clients to make wise decisions and feel confident about the fine details of managing and safeguarding their wealth plan.

In his free time, Colin is an avid distance runner. Having competed in numerous marathons, he typically ranks in the top 2% of finishers and achieved one of his life goals in 2015, competing in the Boston Marathon. As he likes to say, “Anybody can do anything, you just need to commit to your goals”. In his community, he supports local youth athletics and volunteers with local groups with a focus on promoting active lifestyles. He also supports other local organizations such as Habitat for Humanity that work to improve the community structure and people’s lives. Colin and his wife, Mary enjoy an active life backcountry skiing in the Rockies and at Whistler, snorkeling, traveling and cooking – the more challenging the dish, the better!

David Lalach BA (Econ)
Associate Investment Advisor
Tel: 306.385.6310

David Lalach was born and raised on a farm near Wynyard. David graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and a Certificate in Public Administration. David has completed the Canadian Securities Course, the Conduct and Practices Handbook Course, the Professional Financial Planning Course, and the Canadian Options Course with the Canadian Securities Institute. He also holds his Level II life insurance license.

After spending seven years at Merrill Lynch, David became an Investment Advisor with Wellington West Capital, which was acquired by National Bank Financial. He joined Richardson Wealth in April 2015 to support Investment Advisor Michael Will. He brings extensive knowledge and experience in portfolio construction, RRSPs, RRIFs, and investment trading strategies.

David is qualified to advise you on a full range of investment vehicles, including U.S. and Canadian securities, options strategies, bonds, and mutual funds; managed money; financial planning; insurance; and estate planning (as it relates to investments). He actively manages portfolios using both fundamental and technical analytical processes and is committed to providing his clients with the information, expertise, service and support they need to make their money work for them.

Naomi Guicheteau
Associate Investment Advisor
Tel: 306.385.6309

Naomi began her career in the financial services industry when she joined Michael Will's team in September 2012, and completed her Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Saskatchewan with a major in Finance in 2013. She has also completed the Canadian Securities Course, Conduct and Practices Handbook Course, Life License Qualification Program and Wealth Management Essentials Course with the Canadian Securities Institute.

Naomi is often the first point of contact for clients and helps manage client relationships, while providing administrative support and performing trade execution. Other key roles include preparing portfolio reviews, investment proposals, as well as tax and client reporting packages. Naomi also plays a key role in the data gathering, development and presentation of retirement and financial plans. Naomi enjoys getting to know all of our clients and is committed to providing excellent client service to ensure our client's financial needs are well taken care of.

Naomi grew up in rural Saskatchewan in the town of Wynyard and made the transition to Saskatoon in 2007 to begin her university studies. She enjoys camping with her husband and daughter in the summer, spending time with her family at their lake house and planning vacations to hot destinations when the mercury falls.