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Brian Gribben

Strategic Planner


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Brian has over 35 years experience and accomplishments in the life insurance and financial planning business. He has been the Top Financial Advisor in 2013, 2014, and 2017, winning awards for both Investment Management and Strategic Planning. These awards are achieved amongst over 2,000 of his peers associated with Qualified Financial Services, in five provinces. His success is in large part attributed to his unique, well proven, strategic planning strategies, which are demonstrated in simple and easy to understand terms.

Clients appreciate Brian's honesty, integrity and knowledge, delivering what is right for them now and for their retirement.

His family heritage involves helping others achieve their dreams and goals in life through financial planning.

Brian's ultimate goal is to help people achieve a higher level of income in their retirement years, without taking additional risk, and without sacrificing their lifestyle along the way.

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John A. Knox

Personal Wealth Advisor


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John joined Brian Gribben Insurance Planning after spending 6 years as a mortgage agent providing customized mortgages based on the unique needs of his clients. John's financial experience dates back several decades managing a national sales force.

In just 3 years in the business, John achieved the “Elite Member level of the President’s Club”. This level was awarded to only 15 out of 2,000 advisors across 5 provinces in Canada for their performance in 2017.

His core values throughout his career are based on honesty, integrity and responsibility toward the people he serves. In his role, he helps people achieve their financial dreams through a well- structured and strategic financial plan.

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Lorraine Gribben

Vice President


Lorraine Gribben has worked with Brian for over 15 years. Lorraine’s current role is the financial management of the company.

Lorraine is a dedicated partner in the success of the business and assists Brian Gribben Insurance Planning in Strategic Planning for the firm.

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Dawn Knox

Client Relationship Manager


Dawn is the Client Relations Manager at BGIP serving as the principal liaison between the firm and its valued clients. Dawn builds loyalty through outreach, interaction and continuous improvement of services. In addition to researching and responding to client needs, Dawn also provides administrative and sales support to all BGIP financial advisors. Dawn has been a valued BGIP team member for 17 years. Her strong background in Insurance and Financial Planning ensures she is able to look after our client’s unique needs efficiently and expertly. She is professional while being very personable and enjoys her interaction with clients.

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Ingrid Malcolm

Licensed Assistant


As a Licensed Assistant, Ingrid’s primary role is to provide new business support to our BGIP financial advisors. This involves the preparation and processing of all investment transactions, and new business underwriting for insurance.

Staying up-to-date on changes in the insurance and investment industry and working alongside the advisors, she ensures our firm handles all of their client’s insurance and investment needs expertly and efficiently. She is excited to play a part in helping our clients prepare for a better tomorrow.