Rhett Abarquez, B.Sc., CLU

Abarquez Group Inc.

After earning his Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering, Rhett spent eight years working as an engineer before entering the financial services industry in 1970.  Rhett excelled in the field and became a life and qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table in 1984.  Rhett has 48 years of experience meeting the financial requirements of individuals, and has also experienced senior management with one of Canada’s leading life insurance companies.  As a specialist providing insurance and investment solutions to executives and business owners, Rhett understands the unique concerns of entrepreneurs and those with a financial stake in their businesses.  Rhett is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Life Underwriters. Contact Rhett for planning and analysis of your insurance and investment portfolio.

Christine (Tina) Abarquez, BA, CFP, CLU, CHS

Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.
Life Insurance Agent, Abarquez Group Inc.

In 1990, Tina graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts in Administrative & Commercial Studies – financial & economic studies were her focus. For more than 6 years Tina worked in the music industry – Canadian copyright area. After much personal growth, in 1997 Tina decided to take an entrepreneurial step and joined her father in the life insurance industry. Since entering the life insurance and financial services industry, she has achieved a number of accomplishments. She is a Court of The Table member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). MDRT is the premier association for the world’s best sales professionals in the life insurance-based financial services business. Tina is a member of Advocis, Canada’s Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.

Contact Tina for planning and analysis of your insurance and investment portfolio.

Wendy Hopkins

Office Manager, Abarquez Group Inc.

A product of York University, majoring in psychology and sociology, Wendy started work in the music industry, in the Canadian copyright area.  Wendy’s responsibilities included the coordination of trade show participation, design and implementation of the audit process, and she was a major player in the roll out and maintenance of a lap top project with 15 field representatives nation wide.  In 1998 Wendy decided to join her father and sister in the insurance and financial industry, bringing to the group many good organizational, back and front office skills.  Wendy wears the umbrella hat of Office Manager and Marketing Assistant. Contact Wendy for all of your service needs.

Gavin Bower

Planning And Analysis

Gavin is the third generation to join Abarquez Group Inc. After graduating from Trent University in 2016, Gavin went on to pursue a Financial Planning post-graduate certificate from Seneca College, which he achieved with honours. During this time, Gavin acquired the necessary knowledge and skills to join the insurance and financial industry. Gavin is a fully licensed Insurance Agent; able to sell life and disability insurance, health and dental insurance, as well as Segregated Funds and Annuities.  Gavin is also pursuing the CFP designation. Contact Gavin for planning and analysis of your insurance and investment portfolio. 

Lisa Bower

Marketing Assistant, Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.
Administrator, Abarquez Group Inc.

Lisa is a graduate of Trent University with a 10-year career history in the financial industry.  Before joining her father and sisters at Abarquez Group Inc., Lisa was Manager of Training and Development within the investment banking division of a major Canadian bank.  Her responsibilities included the design and delivery of various courses related to the banking industry in both hands-on and seminar format.  Lisa is a licensed life, and disability insurance agent, and she also has her mutual funds license. Contact Lisa for all of your service needs including life & disability insurance quotes.

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