Andrew Smith, Investment Advisor in Niagara

Financial Advisor at HollisWealth in Welland, Ontario

Investment Advisor Andrew Smith is committed to helping his clients in Welland, and throughout Niagara, to make informed decisions about their financial well-being.

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Andrew Smith, MBA, CFP®

Investment Advisor
Director, Private Client Group
iA Private Wealth
Insurance Advisor

iA Private Wealth Insurance

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Experience & Education

Andrew Smith, born in St. Catharines and raised in Vineland, is one of four children reared in a middle-class family. He was raised with conservative values and learned the importance of hard work, appreciating what you have, and helping those that stand in need.

Andrew's education includes a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration, Finance, from McMaster University. Andrew is an IIROC licensed investment advisor,  a licensed insurance advisor and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional.

After more than 10 years working in the telecommunications technology and software industry, Andrew started his career as an investment advisor in 2002 and moved to the iA Private Wealth branch in Welland in 2006. Prior to joining iA Private Wealth, Andrew's extensive business experience included accounting, finance, and strategic planning roles in both small private and large publicly traded companies.


In 2006, Andrew earned the internationally recognized CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation. Thirty hours of accredited education annually is just one of the requirements to maintain this designation.


Andrew is the Past President of the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation and is a former lecturer in personal finance at Brock University. 

Andrew and his wife, Gynette, have two daughters. He enjoys traveling, golf, hockey and simply spending time with his family. 

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Testimonials from the Hollis Wealth Financial Management Team, Welland

From the iA Private Wealth Welland Team

  • We work with our clients to develop a comprehensive perspective on their financial situation and work to help them achieve their goals. Our client's success is our success.
    Sheila Smith
    Licensed Assistant