Our Management Team

Aaron Rumley

Aaron received a B.A. and a Master’s degree in Accounting from the top ranked accounting school in the western United States. In addition to Aaron’s designation as a Chartered Professional Accountant, he is also licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the United States and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Aaron began his accounting career with KPMG, LLP where he provided financial accounting and taxation services to international and local companies. After leaving KPMG, he worked in various management positions in several publicly traded U.S. corporations.

Aaron returned to Canada in 2003 to work in the Public Accounting Sector. Besides his involvement as a partner in Rumley Holmes LLP, Certified Professional Accountants, he is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Liahona Capital Inc., devoting much of his time to administrative and compliance issues of Liahona. He is registered as a Dealing Representative after successfully completing the Exempt Market Products Course through the Investment Funds Institute of Canada.

Aaron is actively involved in the Barrie community and has served on several not-for-profits boards.

Robert Chaggares

Rob graduated with Distinction from the University of Toronto’s B. Comm program specializing in accounting and economics. Following his university studies, Rob began his career in public accounting with Ernst & Young, LLP in Toronto where he gained valuable audit and accounting experience, successfully passed his exams, and earned his designation as a Chartered Accountant (CA).

In addition to his CA designation, Rob is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and has taken several courses and is registered as a Dealing Representative for Liahona Capital Inc., the groups registered Exempt Market Dealer.

As one of the founders of Liahona Mortgage Investment Corp., Rob has been involved in the management and running of the MIC.

Rob and his family have always been involved in the community in which they live and work. They volunteer their time and talents to support many different causes and programs that they are passionate about. Rob serves his community in many capacities, including being involved on a number of boards for non-profit organizations. Currently, Rob is serving as the Chair of the Advisory Committee for Smart Commute Central York (a program run by the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce). Rob, his wife Jennifer, and their four children live in East Gwillimbury.

John McIsaac

After graduating with a B.A. Economics from Trent University John completed a 3-year Journalism Diploma in Toronto.

He has more than 15 years’ management experience with Bell Canada, domestically and internationally. Working in positions of increasing responsibility, John has served for more than 10 years as a CEO. Internationally, he has worked and lived in such places as Hong Kong, Egypt, Bahrain and Dubai.

He is registered as a Dealing Representative after successfully completing the Exempt Market Products Course through the Investment Funds Institute of Canada.

John and his wife Marg have been married for 30 years and are proud to have two accomplished sons: Willem, a recently-married physiotherapist and Ethan, attending Osgoode Hall Law School.

Our Staff

Bob Rumley

Bob is one of the founding partners of the Liahona Group of Companies. Prior to his time with Liahona he was in partnership with his son Aaron in the Public Accounting Sector.

Bob retired from the Public Accounting Sector in 2012 to devote his full time to the operations of the Liahona Group of Companies. He retired from the management of Liahona at the end of 2017 and currently serves his long-time friends, family and clients as a Dealing Representative.

Bob and his wife Lauren have been happily married for over 50 years and enjoy travel and spending time with their 4 children and 13 grandchildren.

Karen Niemeyer

Karen joined Liahona in 2014 as Office Manager/Administration, responsible for accounting and administration. She brings her knowledge from a diverse background including the Real Estate Law industry. Also, she is registered as a Dealing Representative after successfully completing the Exempt Market Products Course through the Investment Funds Institute of Canada.

Karen’s strong 25 year background is an asset to our team.

Michelle Sausik

Michelle joined Liahona in 2012 and holds the position of Senior Mortgage Underwriter and Dealing Representative. She successfully completed the Exempt Market Products Course through the Investment Funds Institute of Canada. Michelle is responsible for underwriting mortgages, working closely with fulfillment and building relationships with the broker community as well as assisting our current and new investors to achieve their investment objectives.

Michelle is a dedicated professional with 15 years of finance, credit analysis, risk assessment and management experience.

Yvonne MacNeil

Yvonne joined Liahona in 2016 as a Senior Mortgage Underwriter. She brings with her over 20 plus year’s experience of financial underwriting, risk analysis and management. She has successfully completed the Exempt Markets Products course through the Investment Funds Institute of Canada and is now a Dealing Representative.

Christina Kelso

Christina is a graduate of the University College of Cape Breton and has over 20 years experience as a Business Office Professional in both the public and private sectors. She is responsible for the day to day operations of the front office, is a knowledgeable administrator and has a strong desire for providing outstanding customer service to our clients . Christina enjoys scrapbooking, spending time with her family and watching Blue Jays baseball.

Dekara Gervais

Dekara joined Liahona in January 2018 as part of our Administration team. She brings more than 15 years’ progressive office experience with an interest in on-line solutions. She will be responsible for to day to day office operations as well as keeping accurate records using our new mortgage software.

Dekara is actively involved in volunteering for many different Barrie organizations and loves to travel.

Gail Hamelin

Gail joined Liahona in January 2018 as a Senior Mortgage Underwriter. She brings with her more than 12 years’ experience in the financial industry, specializing in mortgage underwriting, credit and risk analysis.

She is a dedicated professional and will be dedicated to our MIC, working closely and building relationships with current and new mortgage brokers.

Gail, her husband and two younger boys live in the country and enjoy spending time outdoors --- gardening, landscaping, snowmobiling or riding their ATV’s.