Chris Berard, CFP

Chris Berard

Financial Security Advisor
Investment Representative

Born in Brandon, Manitoba, Christian (Chris) grew up in Ile des Chenes and graduated from Ecole Gabrielle Roy.  

There, he enjoyed mathematics and computer technology and excelled in sports.  These attributes are something that he carried into his adult life.  Chris believes it is important to find balance in his life.  He understands that taking care of one’s health and well being will pay dividends.  True to family tradition, Chris is bilingual and very involved with his family and community.

Growing up, Chris was known as being an understanding and patient person.  He further honed these skills when he worked for 10 years at a seniors’ complex.  He added the ability to understand and care for the elderly but also built relationships with their families.

Chris also possesses strong mathematical and statistical abilities.  While working, he completed his Information Systems Programmer/Analyst Degree (ISPA) from Red River College.

For the next 10 years, as a Senior Product Consultant, Chris helped create a bring to market an internet based day care management system.  This was implemented in several child care centers in Manitoba and across Canada.  Through his studies and work experience, Chris developed strong leadership and communications skills.  Being analytical, Chris also had the opportunity to research, analyze and compile the needs of his clients.  Being in touch with client needs allowed Chris to implement the best solutions.  Understanding that client needs change put Chris ahead of the competition.

The financial industry is constantly evolving, much like the technology industry.  These similarities will prove to be vital for Chris.  Chris has a keen ability to answer the the needs of clients.  This strength has served him well since he has joined the family business.