Acting as trusted advisors for families, business owners, and professionals.
Our strength is to listen well to clients and to work collaboratively with clients professional advisors. Our unique ability is to facilitate open communication between families members and business partners. Our passion is to help clients understand the importance of proactive planning in estate and retirement management. We are committed to providing objective, dependable, and comprehensive financial planning services in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Integrity is to face reality and to tell the truth even when it is hard. To achieve integrity, one needs courage to do what is right.
Anything that is worth doing, is worth doing well. To achieve excellence, attention to details and walking an extra mile are essential.
Clarity empowers one to make the most suitable decision at the time. To achieve clarity, one has to know and communicate what outcomes are desired.
Collaborative teamwork is how we achieve great work. Great teamwork starts with effective leadership and a committed vision.
Progress is necessary in every stage of life. To achieve progress one needs life long learning to keep moving forward.
Stewardship is the careful and responsible management of one’s resources and talents. To achieve good stewardship, once needs the attitude of looking beyond one’s self and beyond today.
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Founder & President, CFP®
Estate Planning, Retirement & Insurance Advisor
Kari Leoganda is the founder and president of Leoganda Financial & Insurance Services Inc., a full-service financial planning company, established for over 30 years, that specializes in Estate and Retirement Planning.
Kari practices value-based financial planning, where she begins by taking the time to listen well and understand her clients and their family’s unique situation. By helping clients to discover their family and business wealth management goals, Kari is able to provide realistic financial strategies so that families can proactively manage their financial resources to meet their goals. Her greatest strength is to foster open communication with her clients, their families and their business partners. Kari’s unique communication and language skills enable her to facilitate open dialogue among parties that might not otherwise share openly with one another. She speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
She is a life member of Million Dollar Round Table and Top of the Table member numerous times.
Prior to starting her financial planning career in BC in 1990, Kari was a group buyer for a renowned department store in Hong Kong – Lane Crawford. Kari frequently accepts invitations by the IFPC (International Financial Planner Council) to deliver training seminars to financial and insurance advisors in Hong Kong. Kari’s active community leadership service includes:
- Twice acting as Chair Person of Canadian Chinese Telethon for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation
- Founding Chair of Chinese-Canadian Planned Gift Committee for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation
- Past Board Member of Richmond Christian School
- Corporate supporter of ICC (International China Concern), an organization helping handicapped and abandoned children in China
- Founding Committee Member of WHEN (Women’s Heart Engaging Network), a women’s Christian ministry in partnership with Power to Change
Kari lives out a meaningful and purposeful balance between family, ministry, charity and professional life.
Kari is married to Gideon and they have two lovely adult children.