Our Team

"The Team at Karcz Wealth Management Manages Your Wealth So You Can Focus on What Matters Most"



Martin Karcz, MBA, CIM

Senior Vice President, Investment Advisor


Martin has over 20 years of financial and business experience and specializes in portfolio creation and planning strategies for affluent individuals, corporations and associations, including solutions for estate planning, tax planning and business succession planning.

In 1991, Martin acquired an MSc in Economic Geography at the University of Gdansk, Poland followed by an MBA specializing in Portfolio Management at the University of British Columbia in 1993. He has written numerous papers on market efficiency, statistical modeling and portfolio theory.

His investment philosophy combines thorough top down analysis of macroeconomic trends and fundamental bottom-up analysis of the underlying securities in selected sectors. By combining top-down and bottom-up research, Martin can quickly identify trends that would be invisible if only one approach were used.

Martin is an enthusiastic road cyclist, skate skier and mountaineer and includes several of the Seven Summits in his conquests. He can often be found backcountry skiing with his dogs Miga and Jake or tackling Seventh Heaven with his children Marysia and Jan and his wife, Karolina.




Christine Manson Holyk, B.A. (Psych), FMA

Senior Associate


With a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) degree from the University of British Columbia and over 20 years experience in the financial services industry, Christine has acquired a wealth of knowledge that allows her to provide clients with in-depth assistance with their portfolios, answers to their many financial questions and on going monitoring and performance reporting for the individuals, foundations, corporations and associations that we work with.

When she’s not hard at work, Christine can be found rock climbing, practicing yoga, running along Jehrico Beach or enjoying Vancouver’s food and live music scene with her husband, Colin.




Brad Russell, BBA

Associate Investment Advisor


Brad holds a business degree (BBA) from Wilfred Laurier University as well as holding status as a Golf Professional from his previous career at Seymour Golf & Country Club in North Vancouver, BC.
As a golf coach Brad learned the value of service, listening and planning to achieve his client's long term goals. 

Brad and his wife Andrea have two kids - Miller & Katelyn. Outside of work, the family can be found hiking the North Shore Mountains and attending kids activities and sporting events.





Karolina Karcz, B.A.
Business Development Associate


Karolina holds a bachelor degree from University in Poznan, Poland and she works with the team to help identify families that would fit in with our existing client group and our culture.

Previously working for SNC-Lavalin, TransLink, and British Columbia Rapid Transit Company, Karolina has extensive experience in transit budgeting, project evaluation, and complex P3 contracts. Her passions in business life is creating brand awareness no matter if it is public transit or finance industry.  

Karolina and Martin are avid cross-country skiers, they can be often seen on local mountains or their favourite skiing destination-Sun Peaks with their 2 dogs, Miga and Jake.



Strategic Partners



Paul Marion 

Managing Director, Wealth Management - Canada
Canaccord Genuity Wealth & Estate Planning Services Ltd.


Paul Marion is responsible for wealth and estate planning* at Canaccord Genuity Wealth & Estate Planning Services Ltd. Prior to working at Canaccord, Paul founded a financial planning service, Strategic Insurance, specializing in wealth management and tax planning services, which focused on unique and advanced planning techniques. Before founding his financial planning practice, Paul had over 10 years’ management experience at large multinational manufacturing companies. He holds certification as a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), a professional financial designation specializing in developing effective solutions for individuals, business owners and professionals in the areas of income replacement, risk management, estate planning and wealth transfer. He is also a Certified Health Specialist (CHS).




Anne Jackson, CMA 

Wealth & Estate Planning Specialist

Anne Jackson, a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), specializes in developing advanced financial, tax and estate planning solutions for our clients. Insurance-licensed and currently working towards her CFP designation, Anne brings years of taxation and accounting experience to the group.

Anne holds a Business Administration Degree from Simon Fraser University, with a concentration in Accounting and Finance.


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