Carolyn often draws upon on her personal experience of raising her now adult sons who are the fourth generation of a family enterprise. This rare lens assists other families in avoiding unintended consequences that may result from the best of intentions. Her tangible life experience has been integral to Carolyn’s advisory approach.

Carolyn is often requested to speak on panels or present on family office topics. She contributes to publications sharing her insights into the family office setup, intergenerational wealth strategy, family continuity and other related matters.

Carolyn graduated with distinction from the University of British Columbia (UBC) with a Bachelor of Business Administration and has completed her Family Enterprise Advisors designation. She has also attained her Certified Financial Planner designation, her Personal Financial Planner designation and completed the Canadian Securities Course. Carolyn also attained a diploma in Marketing from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Carolyn lives with her husband in West Vancouver and works across Canada. They collectively have four children, three grandchildren and enjoy nearly all outdoor activities. Carolyn loves to bring people together around a meal she has prepared and believes family is everything.