Our team

The representatives on our team take pride in helping you get the most out of your policies and financial plans. You can trust us to make sure you have the right coverage and investments to take care of the people and things you care about most. Get personalized service with one-on-one advice and clear answers to your insurance and investment questions. When you choose The Co-operators, you’re choosing a dedicated team that’s on your side, ready to help you make confident financial choices. Connect with us today.

Ali Pahlavani

Ali Pahlavani

Financial Advisor, CFP®, CHS, CLU®, MBA
Ottawa
Ali is a Certified Financial Planner and is the team lead at our Churchill office. He started his career in financial services in 2007. Ali specializes in helping business owners and self-employed professionals achieve their lifestyle and financial goals through holistic financial planning. Ali is also an entrepreneur and has built a number of profitable businesses. Through his different roles, he's seen business from many angles; as a founder, investor, advisor, leader, lecturer and researcher.

Ali has an MBA (Master of Business Administration) from Carleton University. He also has a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and a Master's Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, from his native country of Iran. Ali holds a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation through Financial Planning Standard Council, a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation and a Certified Health Insurance Specialist (CHS) designation through the Institute for Advanced Financial Education. He is licensed for General Insurance, Life and Accident/Sickness Insurance and Mutual Fund Investments in Ontario.

Ali is also a part-time professor at Algonquin College, where he teaches post-graduate financial planning courses. Teaching allows Ali to give back to the financial services industry by sharing his experience with the next generation of financial advisors and planners.

Some of Ali's industry-related volunteer work includes serving on the board of directors of Advocis Chapter, Ottawa (Financial Advisors Association of Canada) and GAMA International Canada (Association for leaders in the distribution of financial services), as well as contributing to Forum magazine. Ali is also active in the community as a Rotarian and through his involvement with a number of local charities.

When he is not working, Ali enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He's also an avid traveller.
Ali is a Certified Financial Planner and is the team lead at our Churchill office. He started his career in financial services in 2007. Ali specializes in helping business owners and self-employed professionals achieve their lifestyle and financial goals through holistic financial planning. Ali is also an entrepreneur and has built a number of profitable businesses. Through his different roles, he's seen business from many angles; as a founder, investor, advisor, leader, lecturer and researcher.

Ali has an MBA (Master of Business Administration) from Carleton University. He also has a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and a Master's Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, from his native country of Iran. Ali holds a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation through Financial Planning Standard Council, a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation and a Certified Health Insurance Specialist (CHS) designation through the Institute for Advanced Financial Education. He is licensed for General Insurance, Life and Accident/Sickness Insurance and Mutual Fund Investments in Ontario.

Ali is also a part-time professor at Algonquin College, where he teaches post-graduate financial planning courses. Teaching allows Ali to give back to the financial services industry by sharing his experience with the next generation of financial advisors and planners.

Some of Ali's industry-related volunteer work includes serving on the board of directors of Advocis Chapter, Ottawa (Financial Advisors Association of Canada) and GAMA International Canada (Association for leaders in the distribution of financial services), as well as contributing to Forum magazine. Ali is also active in the community as a Rotarian and through his involvement with a number of local charities.

When he is not working, Ali enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He's also an avid traveller.
Brock Fournier

Brock Fournier

Associate Insurance Advisor
Ottawa
Brock has been working in the insurance industry for over 35 years. He relies on his professionalism, experience and pleasing personality to help our Business insurance clients protect their property. Brock is licensed for General Insurance in Ontario.
Brock has been working in the insurance industry for over 35 years. He relies on his professionalism, experience and pleasing personality to help our Business insurance clients protect their property. Brock is licensed for General Insurance in Ontario.
Luc Garant-Cousineau

Luc Garant-Cousineau

Associate Insurance Advisor
Ottawa
Luc has been working in the insurance industry for over 13 years and specializes in Business insurance.  He helps our clients with their insurance needs and services existing accounts. He enjoys meeting business owners and helping them cover their property. Luc is licensed for General Insurance Ontario
Luc has been working in the insurance industry for over 13 years and specializes in Business insurance.  He helps our clients with their insurance needs and services existing accounts. He enjoys meeting business owners and helping them cover their property. Luc is licensed for General Insurance Ontario
Janice Hanley

Janice Hanley

Associate Insurance Advisor
Ottawa
Janice brings over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. She works in our Business insurance department, and enjoys helping clients with their renewals and connecting them to relevant resources. Janice is licensed for General Insurance in Ontario.
Janice brings over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. She works in our Business insurance department, and enjoys helping clients with their renewals and connecting them to relevant resources. Janice is licensed for General Insurance in Ontario.
Janet Pangilinan

Janet Pangilinan

Associate Insurance Advisor
Ottawa
Janet has been working in the insurance industry since 2005. She works in our Auto and Home insurance department and enjoys providing great client service. Janet is licensed for General Insurance in Ontario.
Janet has been working in the insurance industry since 2005. She works in our Auto and Home insurance department and enjoys providing great client service. Janet is licensed for General Insurance in Ontario.
Krystal Proulx

Krystal Proulx

Client Contact Representative
Ottawa
Krystal has been in the financial services industry in administration roles since 2014. She is responsible for connecting clients to the right resources within our agency. She is passionate about client care and satisfaction.
Krystal has been in the financial services industry in administration roles since 2014. She is responsible for connecting clients to the right resources within our agency. She is passionate about client care and satisfaction.
Elizabeth Devon

Elizabeth Devon

Associate Insurance Advisor
Ottawa
Mo Assi

Mo Assi

Associate Financial Advisor
Ottawa