our team.

Our professional, friendly team is eager to meet with you to discuss your long-term financial goals. We are committed to ensuring that you receive excellent  service and peace of mind about every aspect of your  financial planning needs.

Managing and growing
your family’s wealth.

Our professional and friendly team is both capable and eager to meet with you to discuss the long term financial goals for your family or business. Our passion is working together to ensure that you receive the best service that covers every aspect of your financial planning needs in one place.

Devon Dykstra, BBA, CFP

Partner, Ivory Planning Group

With nearly 15 years of experience in wealth management and ten years as a Certified Financial Planner, Devon is uniquely qualified to work with business owners or individuals with large estates to provide integrated wealth building expertise.

He guides Ivory’s clients through the various financial events that occur throughout the year and continually aligns those decisions with their personal and corporate goals. He is humbled to see Ivory mature into an independent wealth management firm that is capable of delivering holistic financial advice with an integrated approach.

Devon lives in Langley with his family and serves on various boards and committees within the community.

Jason Flint, BBA, CIM

Partner, Ivory Planning Group

With a decade of experience in the portfolio and asset management industry, Jason is well equipped to assist those with larger and more complex investment needs. Jason manages the portfolios for our clients which include corporations, established retirees, high net worth families, and foundations.

Ivory’s approach is to proactively create and manage investment strategies that consider economic conditions, taxation, and the goals of our clients. As an independent investment advisor, Jason has access to a wide variety of investments that can be tailored to our clients’ needs.

Jason lives in Langley with his wife and 3 kids and is active coaching youth soccer and is involved in his church.

Andrew de Verteuil, CPA, CGA

Partner, Ivory Accounting and Advisory Services

Andrew is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia, with over 15 years of accounting experience with small and medium businesses. He actively works with corporations, partnerships, trusts and sole proprietors in a variety of sectors.

As an Ivory team member, Andrew works closely with Devon and Jason to ensure that the best tax strategies are implemented and that tax return filings are timely and accurate.

Andrew values building lasting relationships with clients and within his community. He’s an avid mountain biker and road cyclist, a budding farmer, and most importantly a husband and father.

Katherine White

Client Service Manager

Katherine brings a dynamic skillset to the team, as a result of her 10+ years in the Financial Industry. As a leader, she has the experience needed to organize the team to ensure we meet the needs of our client’s, and can execute it in a professional and friendly way.

As a Client Service Manager her role is hands on, working with our clients to assure that tax, investment, insurance, planning and other relevant financial details are handled professionally and with the highest level of diligence.

Katherine enjoys spending time with family, reading, and keeping herself busy outside appreciating the beauty of her community in Maple Ridge.

Shae-Lynne Craig

Receptionist

As the first point of contact for many of Ivory’s clients both in the office and over the phone, Shae-Lynne prioritizes making everyone feel welcome. With years of customer service experience, she has acquired valuable skills to ensure the importance we place on client experience is felt in every interaction.

Her role requires the wearing of many hats as an Administrator to both companies within the Ivory Team. She directs phone calls and emails, coordinates appointments, and has a heavy presence facilitating tax-related inquiries during the busy tax season.

Shae-Lynne enjoys time spent with friends, playing sports, and loves using art as a relaxing creative outlet.

Jennifer Watts

Senior Tax Preparer

Jen joined Ivory with over 15 years of accounting experience, 10 of those at one of the ‘big 5’ Canadian accounting firms. She was able to gain a knowledge of a large variety of businesses and worked on everything from Compilations to Audits.

She is a Math and Chemistry major from Simon Fraser University and graduated from the Financial Management program at BCIT. As a senior tax preparer, she has a hands-on role in all of the accounting processes in the firm.

Outside of work, Jen plays soccer and coaches her sons’ soccer and ball hockey teams as well as being on the Board of the Ridge Meadows Ball Hockey Association. This past year she joined another Board in the Lower Mainland that is working on developing a female ball hockey league.

 

Marika Togeretz

Bookkeeper

Marika first started with Ivory in 2014, she has had many evolving jobs within the company but has found her niche assisting Ivory’s clients with bookkeeping, payroll, tax filings and the compilation of corporate tax information. She is now working towards getting her Payroll Compliance Practitioner and Certified Payroll Manager certification to further her knowledge in this area. Outside of work, she enjoys playing sports, being outdoors and spending time with her puppy, family and friends.

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