Neil Curtis

Neil is a highly-accomplished HR professional with over 25 years of successful HR experience, and has been a long-time partner and associate of Green Benefits Group. Fueled by his passion for creating a truly great customer experience, Neil began his career in the HR consulting and outsourcing industry in 2008, which allowed him to better leverage his ability to develop and implement creative, valuable and practical HR solutions for clients. In 2013, Neil founded NCHR Consulting & Recruitment Services, a full-service firm that helps small to medium sized organizations, not-for-profits, and industry associations manage their employee related issues and achieve their business goals. NCHR’s flexible and customer friendly approach has helped countless GBG clients responsibly deal with their people related issues in a cost-effective way.

Paulina Kubik

After graduating with Honours from a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in 2011, Paulina focused her career in chronic and acute healthcare, and pediatrics. She also maintains a special interest in patient empowerment and advocacy. By using a multimodal approach to explore treatment options, Paulina understands the importance of illness and disease prevention. As part of the Quick Health Access team, Paulina is pleased to use her knowledge and experience to help members navigate through our complex healthcare system.

Christopher Steele

Chris grew up in Port Colborne, Ontario on a Dairy/Cash crop farm. Upon graduating from Niagara College in 1993 with a diploma in Business Sales & Marketing, Chris began his career at Canada Life in the insurance and investment industry. Eventually, he relocated to Welland to work with an experienced advisor who was looking to assist him with a gradual business succession. This business also services a large block of group clients who require a group retirement specialist for retirement planning services and advice. As of 2021, Green Benefits Group acquired the firm and continues to provide similar services for new and existing clients. Chris also runs his own practice specializing in retirement income planning and risk management for individuals.

Contact Chris directly: 905-735-2252

Trevor Kearns

Trevor has been in the financial services industry for over two decades. Having worked for a number of banking institutions in numerous customer-facing roles, Trevor brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience to financial planning. Trevor earned his Certified Financial Planner® (CFP) designation in 2012 and uses his financial planning expertise to give every mortgage client their full financial picture and find the best product for their financial goals.

Contact Trevor directly: 289-887-6599

Lori Reale

A lifelong resident of Welland, Ontario, Lori is a graduate of Herzing Institute in Computer Programming. After working 10 years as a Data Processor and Computer Analyst in the Niagara Region manufacturing industries, Lori transitioned into Office Administration and worked for Bujold Colburn Employee Benefits Agency for over 29 years. Continuing as a Client Care Specialist with Green Benefits Group’s administrative team, Lori is a first point of contact for clients in general service, administrative, and claims concerns. Lori also manages quarterly contacts and renewals for our advisors. Finally, Lori oversees the implementation of new plans and coordination of transfers to new carriers.

Jennifer Greenwood

Jennifer is responsible for handling various accounts held by all GBG Advisors. Bringing extensive knowledge and insight, Jennifer has previous experience working for a large corporate benefit consulting firm, which helps her understand the needs of both employers and employees. She also is an experienced account manager and appreciates the daily tasks and analytical nature of working directly with our clients.

Paul Webber

With more than 30 years of experience in pension and benefits and a background of consulting experience with Cowan Insurance Group and Hewitt Associates (now Aon), Paul works with our pension clients to ensure their retirement savings programs continue to meet their strategic needs and the engagement needs of their people. He believes good governance, ongoing communication with employees, and targeted education is the key to a successful retirement program. Previously, Paul developed a client’s perspective when he worked in HR at PwC where he was responsible for their Pension, Benefits and Wellness programs. Paul is a former member of the ACPM’s Ontario Regional Council and is currently a member of FSRA’s DC Advisory Committee on Pensions. Paul volunteers his time as a Member of the Community Foundation of Mississauga’s Corporate Partnership Committee, Chair of their Annual Golf Tournament and for the Shoebox Project.

Ian McLeod

With over 30 years of experience in employee benefits and finance, Ian works with our small business clients to ensure their benefits program continues to meet their strategic needs, as well as engage their staff. He believes good governance, ongoing communication with employees, and targeted education is the key to a successful benefits program. Having previously worked for a major insurer and other benefit brokerages, Ian has a well-rounded knowledge of both the insurance industry and the brokerage/client side of employee benefits.

Contact Ian directly: 647-406-1332

Keaton Turkiewicz

Born and raised in Brantford, Ontario, Keaton forged his career in the insurance industry over several years. After graduating from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Financial Economics and a brief career playing professional hockey, Keaton worked on the pricing committee at a national insurance company where he spent time in Ontario and British Columbia as an employee benefits specialist. During that time, he obtained the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation. In 2017, he joined the dynamic team at Green Benefits Group so he could deal directly with organizations and provide customized solutions on his client’s behalf. Since then, Keaton has become a partner in Green Benefits Group and continues to help further grow the business. Today, Keaton and his extended family reside in Brantford and continue to advocate on behalf of local organizations.