Maye Akama is passionate about the importance of estate and financial planning, and she is a strong advocate for high net worth wealth management. Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, Maye understands the complexities facing business owners. She grew up learning about the value provided by having a wealth management team available to advise and provide guidance through important life decisions. Maye's rigorous work ethic and sports-inspired discipline help our clients achieve their dreams, big or small, by supporting the team in wealth advisory services such as financial planning, cross-border services and tailored investment portfolios. She brings passion and an uplifting spirit to our clients who are facing major life changes such as retirement or career and education planning as well as the many unplanned transitions we can face in our lives.
Maye is keenly interested in behavioural finance and is often responsible for helping clients navigate their emotions by emphasizing that good investing is not necessarily what you know, but more importantly how you act. She has an achievement mindset and is thrilled to be growing her career in the financial services industry. Maye supervises client meeting preparations and processes fixed income and equity trades. Born in Jasper, Alberta, Maye grew up in Whistler, British Columbia and since then has been in Victoria, British Columbia where she studied at the University of Victoria and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce. Building on her knowledge and experience, Maye is now pursuing her life insurance licensing.
Maye's favourite investing quote is "Financial peace isn't the acquisition of stuff. It's learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can't win until you do this." — Dave Ramsey