Caroline, a resident of Vernon since 1998, was hired by Okanagan University College one month after moving to the area, to work at their job search center, called CTAC. Her position was mainly acting as a Job Search Facilitator teaching people in career transition job search skills and computer skills. She has also assisted in the development and operation of 2 companies one in the Okanagan, and has an excellent understanding of the needs of businesses in Vernon. Since the closing of CTAC, she made a career change to Financial Advising which is a perfect fit for her knowledge and personality. She is finding a need for her services by businesses and families that require good sound advice and support while building and protecting their financial plans.
Caroline supports businesses and solid economic growth in the community and this has been her focus since moving to the area, but even more now it is the foundation of her business and a focus of her every day. She supports the concept of working together as a community to promote a solid economy and is currently active in building a strong network of referral sources.
Currently Vernon Coordinator for Advocis the Financial Planners Organization and a board member of the Vernon Winter Carnival Association.
Previously Director for the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce, 2008-2011
Community- Trustee for, The Downtown Vernon Association, 2006 Woman of the Year Award Committee, Vernon Women in Business, Executive Committee.
Mission Hill and Clarence Fulton Parent's Advisory Committee
Vernon Alliance Church, preschool teacher and Financial Counselor
Work: Presently- Independent Financial Advisor since 2005-offering my expertise, advice and a commitment to exceptional customer service to improve the financial stability of the businesses and residents of the Okanagan.
Employment Counselor for 9 yrs
Professional Volunteer Coordinator/Fundraiser for Kidney Foundation and Canadian Diabetes Association for 3 years
Certified Dental Assistant for 9 years
Engaged to a "wonderful but crazy man" who is the Deputy Fire chief in Whitecourt, Alberta and, formerly, a Fire Inspector in the Kandahar airfield, Caroline is also mother of 4 almost grown children. "My business is primarily working with families and business owners who want to achieve Financial security through good planning and sound decisions. There have been many bumps on the road but as all business owners know that is normal and hard work and focus is what gets you to the next level."