Erik Dekker, BBA, CIM
Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager
Erik is co-founder of Dekker Hewett Group and has 20+ years of experience at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from SFU, majoring in Finance and Economics. Erik has completed the Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation and carries the Portfolio Manager designation.
Erik works with a select group of individuals and families for whom he has a significant impact on achieving what is most important to them. He’s a specialist in forming industry relationships that create capital market opportunities for Dekker Hewett Group.
In an increasingly dynamic economic environment, Erik is always knowledgeable of current investment opportunities while providing insight into the new ideas that contribute to the investment success of our client portfolios. Erik and his team operate a client-focused, goals-based wealth management process that is professional, consultative and collaborative.
When he's not in the office, Erik is an active member of the community, sitting on the board of The North Shore Hospice & Palliative Project. Most importantly, he acts as an assistant manager and father to the Dekker family.
Mark Hewett, P. Eng., FCSI
Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager
Mark is co-founder of Dekker Hewett Group and has 20+ years of experience at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. He received his Bachelor of Applied Science (Civil Engineer) from UBC in 1993, and his P.Eng in British Columbia in 1997. Mark continues to reach new standards in the securities profession. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI); the highest designation within the Canadian investment industry, and carries the Portfolio Manager designation.
Mark’s focus is on providing wealth management solutions to professionals, entrepreneurs, retirees, local government and philanthropic entities. Together with his partners, Mark helps our clients address their biggest concerns: preserving wealth, mitigating taxes, taking care of their estate, and charitable giving.
Mark uses a consultative process to gain a detailed understanding of our clients' values and goals, then employs customized Investment Policy Statements designed to address each of our client's unique goals and needs. Successful individuals and families work with Mark to develop and implement a comprehensive wealth management plan that helps them reach their financial dreams, make informed and smart decisions in today's uncertain environment, and obtain an independent second opinion from a top investment advisor in their community.
When he’s not in the office, Mark is an active member of the community, sits on the board of the RealNorth Real Estate Opportunities Fund, and can often be seen spending time with his wife and two kids.
Alan Berge, CFA, AIF
Alan brings to Dekker Hewett Group and its clients over 35 years of investment management experience. With MA degrees in Economics (Queen’s) and International Affairs (Carleton), Alan began his career with seven year stints at Bank of Canada and Bank of Montreal in Toronto and London.
Since 1993, Alan has worked exclusively at investment dealers with high net worth clients, providing complete transparency while encouraging a strong two-way dialogue to develop a meaningful relationship based on advice and guidance.
As a CFA charter holder and with an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) designation, Alan promotes active discretionary portfolio management and a commitment to ethics while always putting the interest of clients first. Consistently growing and protecting our clients' capital is of paramount importance.
Alan posseses a keen interest in Charitable Giving and Philanthropic Solutions and has been an active Society Member at the Vancouver Waldorf School since the 1990s. Alan is also a Board Member of the Strata Corp At Nature's Door in Whistler.
Alix has been employed with Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management for over 8 years and has over 11 years industry experience. Alix is a fully licensed representative and acts as the first point of contact for all of our clients. Alix is happy and capable of answering any questions you may have regarding your accounts.
Business Development Associate (Europe)
Massimo joined Dekker Hewett Group in 2011. He has over 25 years experience in corporate finance and wealth management, advising entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals and families. Originally from Italy, Massimo earned his Law degree from the University La Sapienza in Rome.
Business Development Associate
After working over 3 years in retail banking at Royal Bank of Canada, David joined Dekker Hewett Group in August, 2015. He completed his Business Management studies at BCIT, completed the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and Conduct and Practice Handbook (CPH), and is a FPSC Level 1 Certificant working towards the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.
David is head of marketing and client communication at Dekker Hewett Group.
Social Media & Database Coordinator
Angela joined Dekker Hewett Group in January, 2018. Angela is currently completing her Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia. Alongside David, Angela supports the team's communications and branding strategy through website optimization, email campaigns, and social media content curation.
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