Meet Our Team
Barbra Hopkins is passionate about helping people achieve their dreams and understands the importance of protecting the ones you love.
A true member of the “sandwich generation”, helping to care for grandchildren and aging parents, Barb is very aware of the challenges we face putting together a plan to ensure that we are financially secure throughout the various stages of our lives. Barb has been on the board of directors of Family Caregivers of BC for the past four years and is currently serving as President. With over one million unpaid family caregivers in BC the need for a sound financial plan has never been greater.
Married to her husband Graham for 40 years, they have two grown children and three wonderful grandchildren. Born and raised in Victoria, Barb has lived on Vancouver Island all her life except for the four years she spent in Queensland Australia working in the wine industry. While in Australia Barb had the opportunity to complete a certificate in Grief and Loss Counselling. Her career has been rich in experience in business development and management of dental practices and her own successful on premise winemaking business.
Barb is licensed through the Insurance Council of British Columbia and specializes in living benefits. Barb also holds the designations of a Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA) and a Certified Health Specialist (CHS).
Barb follows a holistic approach with her clients. The right advice and planning can mean the difference between a missed opportunity and a goal achieved. Clients can depend on Barb to provide clarity, insight and guidance to achieve the things that are truly important to them.