Our Team

Allen S. Teska CFP, CIM, FCSI

Allen focuses on working with clients to create long term, personalized investment plans that make your goals achievable while reducing financial anxiety.

He is a Certified Financial Planner and Certified Investment Manager that has spent the bulk of his 20 year career working in various senior roles in Canada’s financial services industry. His passions combine; his investment management expertise and his deep seated desire to help people in his community succeed. Prior to joining FPS, he worked with one of Canada’s largest independent asset managers, consulting top financial advisors across Canada; to incorporate innovative solutions and technologies into their practice. He is passionate about the role and importance of financial literacy / knowledge and accountability guiding clients future success.

When he is not working, he enjoys time with his wife Lara, Children; Charlie and Gabriel, Miniature Poodle Elvis; hanging around Burlington’s various; rinks, splash pads, conservation areas & parks.

Verlie Williams CFP

Verlie focuses on working with clients on complex financial problems, that solve for a variety unique family and small business situations

Verlie is a Certified Financial Planner and has spent over 30 years in various aspects of the financial advisory, credit union and accounting space. Starting out with the credit union she learned the ins and outs of running a financial institution that helped her eventually partner in a small dealership while building out her clients and FPS in the mid 2000s.

When she is not in the office digging into the numbers, she can be found sharing laughs with her grandson Blake or venturing in the north with her husband Paul.

Diane Knyf M.Sc

Diane focuses on working with clients on complex tax situations and keeping more of your money in your pocket, solving tax problems for families and small companies alike.

Diane has spent over 30 years in various aspects of, tax, insurance and investment support. She proudly joined her father in the business in the early 1990s and quickly saw the benefit of marrying solid investment plans, insurance needs and tax planning.

When she is not in the office, she can be found hiking around the various conservation areas and travelling the world with her husband Martin and participating in local musical interludes.

Claire Raspberry

Claire focuses on supporting our clients and their families with any immediate needs, as our front line when you; visit or call she is always eager to lend a helping hand.

Claire had spent much of her career employed at a leading Canadian grocer, working as a senior level advisor on their trendy clothing brand, she is now looking to pursue a better family balance, while helping families in the community.

When she is not in the office, she can be found training individuals at several Burlington gyms or with her husband Jason, and her kids Ella and Max, driving around to their many different activities in the community.