Rod Tyler, an advisor with PEAK Independent Financial, won the Advisor Lifetime Achievement Award at the Wealth Professional Awards Gala in Toronto on June 5.

tyler_rod_articleThe award recognizes the lifetime achievement or outstanding contribution of an individual financial advisor to the Canadian financial planning industry as a whole.

Tyler runs a financial planning firm in Regina, Saskatchewan and joined PEAK in 2004 and has been in the business for 33 years. He earned his Certified Financial Planner designation in 1986, his Registered Financial Planner designation in 1987 and his Chartered Life Underwriters designation in 2008. He is currently a member of the Conference of Advanced Life Underwriting, and has served on the local board of Advocis. In October of 2011 he was made a Fellow of the Financial Planners Standards Council.

"It is an honour to be recognized by one's peers. I was fortunate that over the years I was able to grow with the support of so many wonderful professionals," said Rod Tyler. "In my role as advisor I find it very rewarding to help families reach their goals and dreams through careful planning and investing. I also devote time to sharing my experience, knowledge and leadership skills by acting as a mentor to other business people.