Our Team

Our Team Bio

Akiva Ames

Associate Advisor

Akiva Ames is a Chartered Investment Manager, a designation provided by The Canadian Securities Institute. He has been providing comprehensive financial planning to executives, professionals and business owners. Prior to joining West End Wealth Planning, Akiva held a position within one of Canada’s top five Banks; where he created a system that improved the ability of the organization to ensure investment strategies met with the clients needs and long-term objectives.

Akiva joined West End Wealth Planning in 2016, supporting Paul and our clients by recommending proactive strategies for business owners and families wanting to simplify their financial affairs and achieve their future wealth goals. His disciplined investment approach and professionalism has earned him a reputation for being financially astute and highly client focused. A definite asset to our Team.

William Barreca

Associate Advisor

William graduated from Queen’s University with a degree in Political Science. Since then, he has completed the Canadian Securities Course, Canadian Conduct and Practices Handbook Course, and the Wealth Management Essentials. William is highly motivated in implementing the Personal Wealth Management Strategy, a process developed and refined by West End Wealth Planning that puts all the pieces of the financial puzzle together for our clients.

In his spare time, William enjoys reading, travelling, golf, and hockey.

Linda  Savino

Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Linda started her career in the financial services industry in 1997, and prior to joining West End Wealth spent the last 12 years working as an Executive Assistant to the President of a mutual fund company.

Her primary responsibility is Executive Assistant to Paul, in addition she oversees branch operations, administration, compliance and the client service experience.

Linda is currently enrolled in the CSC and is working toward obtaining her Investment Representative licence. She has two young girls; Angelina and Alessia, two dogs; Sherman and Lucy and enjoys reading, music and movies.

Abigail Arebor

Administrative Assistant

Abagail is the newest addition to our West End Wealth Team in the role of Administrative Assistant.

She supports our Advisors and provides administrative support to our clients. She held a previous position in financial administrative.

She holds a certification in Social Services. Outside of work she dedicates her time and heart to volunteering to help new Canadian families and the less fortunate.