CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®
Senior Financial Advisor - Investia Financial Services Inc.
Insurance Advisor - Hollis Insurance (PPI)
Roman runs a Human Based Business based on the 4 Way Test, we never forget that our clients are real people and together we arrive at very personal solutions and goals. He has been advising clients in Welland and surrounding areas since 1998. He never forgets that his clients are real people and together with his team arrive at very personal solutions and goals. His continuous focus and full commitment has been on professional Financial Life Planning®. In the three previous years, he was a financial advisor with a St. Catharines, Ontario based firm. Prior to this from the beginning of his financial career in 1989, Roman was employed by a major Canadian Trust Company as an internal branch manager with responsibilities for products and services in investment and credit.
In 2017 Roman completed the Canadian Initiative for Elder Planning Studies course (EPC). The EPC involves a "total needs approach" based on the fact that needs evolve from an individual's early wage-earning years through the aging process. The mission of the program is to enrich the knowledge and understanding of professionals, including Insurance and Financial Advisors, on topics focusing on the specialized needs of Canadians as they age.
In 2012 Roman completed the Money Quotient course. The Financial Life Planning® approach is client-centered, the life of the client must be the axis around which financial discussions revolve and evolve. Although most individuals understand that money is not the be all and end all, they do perceive money as a means to building the life they desire and avoiding circumstances they will regret. Financial Life Planning® is simply a matter of broadening the conversation from asset management to life management.
2012 Roman earned the Accretive Elite™ Advisor status — the measure of service excellence — you can be confident that you are working with the best.
Roman in 2006 earned the Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA) designation.Together with the Level II Insurance qualifications, Roman is a Senior Financial Advisor through Investia Financial Services Inc. and an Insurance Advisor with Hollis Insurance Inc. providing estate planning services and solutions.
Roman received the internationally recognized CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®, designation in 1999.
As graduate of McMaster University, Roman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Roman is fluent in both English and Slavic languages.
Roman is a member of the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners (CIFP), and is the Past President of the Welland Hospital Foundation. Roman is Past President of the Rotary Club of Welland and he is recognized as a Rotary Multiple Paul Harris Fellow (PHF and +8) as well as a Rotary Bequest Society Member. Roman is a Past Board member of the Winter Festival Of Lights in Niagara Falls.
Roman is actively involved with his community with focus being on youth programs - youth our future leaders.
Assistant for Roman A. Groch
Stephanie joined our team in February 2019. She has over 14 years of varied experience in the financial industry. She was an assistant for 11 years at a financial planning company in Hamilton , Ont working closely with both the advisors and clients. As well she was a Mortgage Specialist for 10 years providing a wide range of mortgage options and educating her clients on choosing the right options for their individual needs. Recently returning to work, after taking several years off to care for her children, she is looking forward to working with clients and Roman to help continue providing superior experience in achieving their financial goals.
Canadian Investment Funds course
Mortgage Brokering/Financial Services Underwriting
Stephanie has been and continues to be involved in school parent councils.
Client Relations Coordinator
Licensed Assistant for Roman A. Groch
Kristin joined our team in February 2019. She has over 15 years of reception, administrative, and customer service experience. She is excited to start her career with HollisWealth where she can continue to learn, grow, and excel at what she loves to do and does best.
Kristin graduated from Brock University with a Bachelor of Arts, Combined Major in Child & Youth Studies and Psychology.