Our team is focused on your financial, business, and lifestyle goals.

“The strength of IP Private Wealth has been the purposeful assembling of a team of highly qualified professionals. Each member of our team contributes a unique skill set but all possess the common desire to put the clients’ needs first.
It’s a pleasure to work with people who share my vision.”

— Richard Kluska, Founder

Our Team

The entire team at IP Private Wealth has been carefully selected to provide our clients with clear and coordinated wealth management services. Our core team is made up of skilled professionals who know how to speak about complex matters in simple, human terms. We believe in building tailored plans that our clients can understand, follow, and share with their other advisors.

Richard Kluska, CIM®

CEO, Director of Family Office

Richard has been in the financial service industry for over 35 years. He is the founder and senior portfolio manager of IP Strategies, which has now evolved to IP Private Wealth. He has believed in and promoted independent financial services from the company’s inception as a method to provide clients with true unbiased advice in the area of wealth management. He pioneered in the Ottawa area, the Multi-Family Office approach creating a comprehensive network of professionals to assist clients in all aspect of their financial needs.

Time off is enjoyed at his lakehouse on the Big Rideau, with his wife and two dogs. He always looks forward to the get-togethers with his four children who have set up lives in what seems and as “all the corners of the earth”.

  • Specialized his career in assisting business owners in the areas of, Exit Strategies, monetizing corporate values, implementation of optimal after tax wealth management strategies, Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Chairman’s Council, Raymond James/Canaccord
  • He sits on numerous advisory boards of local businesses

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Habib Saikali, CFA®, CPA®, CMA®

Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager

Habib is the Chief Investment Officer with IP Investment Counsel Inc. His primary focus is on managing and implementing suitable investment strategies and efficient portfolio trading practices. He leads our discretionary investment solutions team and is a member of the Investment and Risk Management Committee. He also contributes market research, analysis and ideas to the overall investment team.

With over 30 years of experience, Habib brings a wealth of investment management knowledge to the IPIC. He has held various senior positions with a number of financial services companies since 1989. His experience includes: Senior Analyst, VP of Performance and Risk Analysis, VP of Investment Management and Research at a various fund companies in Toronto, equity research analyst at a bank owned brokerage, and was Senior Portfolio Manager at Export Development Canada, where he was responsible for managing a US$2.5 Billion fixed income portfolio.

He and his wife of 23 years have three boys, who have kept them busy navigating their minor hockey “careers”.

  • Graduate of Carleton University, BComm.
  • Holds the CMA, CPA and CFA designations
  • Involved in a number of local not-for-profit organization
  • Past president of the CFA Ottawa Society 2005-2006, volunteered from 2001-2007
  • Past board member of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Eastern Ontario 2013-2017
  • Volunteered with the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support as needed
  • Volunteered with Leitrim Minor Hockey Association and his sons respective teams

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David Bourada, CIM®

Sr. Private Wealth Advisor

For over 10 years, David has been committed to achieving unsurpassed client satisfaction through the delivery of the highest quality investment management and financial planning services for incorporated professionals, business owners, and high net worth families. Having grown up in a successful local family-owned business, David has seen first-hand the unique wealth, tax and estate requirements of these individuals and embraces the opportunity to be his clients’ trusted wealth advisor. David has found a passion in providing the top down coordination and to ensure all aspects of their financial plan have been fully integrated.

David is also a true sports enthusiast. However, he now spends less time out on the greens as the enjoyment of being home with his wife and precious toddler son is much more appealing.

  • Past Corporate Chair and continued active member of the Ottawa Chapter of Crohn’s & Colitis Canada
  • Graduate of the University of Ottawa – BComm. (Honours in Finance)

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Kent Manderville, CFA®, CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor & Director of IP Hockey Family Office

Kent played over 700 games in the NHL (National Hockey League) and has personal experience with the complexity of a professional athlete’s finances. Their unique needs include, but are not limited to, tax and estate planning across numerous jurisdictions, multiple currencies to manage, extremely uneven cash flows from year to year, proper insurance coverage (life, property, disability), and an exceptionally long time horizon for portfolio management. Kent experienced firsthand the importance of comprehensive financial planning and wealth management, and for the second phase of his career joined IP Private Wealth to help other athletes optimize their finances using the IP 360° process.Kent enjoys most of all, spending quality time with his family. However; he can’t shed his love for hockey and can be found tying up his skates every opportunity to play with the Ottawa Senators Alumni.

  • Has specialized his career in assisting professional athletes with the multiple challenges faced in their wealth management
  • Former career in the NHL (16 seasons with over 700 NHL games) and Olympic silver medalist (1992)
  • Graduate of Cornell University – Bachelor of Science
  • Holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation
  • Holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation

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Shuangshuang Kong, CFP®, MSc.

Financial Planner

Shuangshuang is a Certified Financial Planner® professional with IP Private Wealth. She is committed to offer highly tailored financial planning services to help clients address and achieve their financial goals, needs and priorities. She develops IP 360°TM Integrated Financial Plans that not only capture the big pictures but also identify details reflecting client’s unique situations. Working closely with Financial Advisors and Portfolio Managers, she strives to constantly improve the financial planning process to better serve client’s dynamic needs and ensure clients experience exceptional service.

Shuangshuang is a spirited individual. Having moved from half way across the world she has readily settled into Canadian living. Through her studies at the University of Ottawa, she has formed a very close group of friends. She looks forward to trying something new… seems bungee-jumping is next!

  • Has accomplished the Certified Financial Planner® designation
  • Is a graduate of International Business at Qingdao University (China)
  • Graduated from the Telfer School of Management (University of Ottawa) – Master of Science
  • Coauthor of a published research paper on cross-border venture capital investments
  • SAS Certified Advanced Programmer

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Khaled Amer

Data Integrity Associate

Khaled serves as a Data Integrity Associate supporting the investment management team within IP Investment Counsel Inc.  He is responsible for portfolio data analysis, preparation of client reporting, and the development of investment related tools and technology within the firm. Before joining IP Private Wealth, Khaled held several roles related to financial planning and analysis, investment banking and venture capital. Khaled enjoys travelling with his family and playing basketball and PS soccer with his kids. Khaled has also:

  • Graduated from the German University in Cairo with a B.A. in finance
  • Completed the Investment Funds in Canada course
  • Passed CFA level I

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Viktor Yukhno, CIM®

Research Analyst & Trader

Viktor brings global financial services experience and brings valuable technical product expertise to our practice. Working closely with other IP Private Wealth partners, Viktor is responsible for equity and economic research/analysis, and for trading and rebalancing client portfolios. He is also a member of the Investment and Risk Management Committee.
While in a senior role at the Canadian division of a brokerage firm, he honed his technical skills and knowledge in a wide range of financial products. In addition to managing a complex book of financial instruments, he analyzed and executed various transactions in equity, options and futures markets.
When not combing the financial screens, Viktor enjoys time with his wife and two sons. Family and friends have him driving weekends and holidays in all directions.

  • Graduate of the Polytechnic Institute of Kiev
  • Specialized expertise in financial computer modeling
  • In depth knowledge of quantitative finance, derivatives and risk management techniques
  • Fluent in Ukranian, Russian and Polish

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Alyssa Belanger, BComm.

Manager of Operations

As Operations Manager, Alyssa works closely with all team members to ensure service excellence through seamless reporting, clear communication and efficient service to our clients. Alyssa graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the University of Ottawa. She started her career with one of the large discount brokerages and became IIROC licenced as an investment representative. Since joining IP Private Wealth, Alyssa became IIROC licensed as a registered representative but found her niche in operations.

Alyssa is a people person, when she isn’t being the office “mom”, she enjoys being out in nature as much as possible with her husband and dog.

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Donna Harvey

Sr. Client Services

Brandi Spence

Client Services

Kathryn Parslow

Quality Control Manager

Cassandra Rolph

Client Services

We are always looking for the brightest and the best.

Our collaborative, entrepreneurial environment attracts phenomenal team members. It is their motivation and expertise that make IP Wealth Management a highly innovative company, and an outstanding place to work.

We are a small, supportive, tight-knit group that gives its members the support they need to develop their skills and grow their craft. If you want to explore the possibility of a career where your ideas matter, your opinions are heard, and you can be part of shaping a company’s future, please contact us.

Tell us why you want to work here!

The IP Private Wealth core team has been carefully selected for their acumen and client-focused philosophies. We work with your other existing advisors in areas of law, taxation, risk, philanthropy, and lifestyle. We can also recommend advisors in these areas and invite them to our round table when discussing your integrated plan.