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.

Colin Melnyk

Colin Melnyk

Financial Advisor*
CFP®
Mutual Fund Investment Specialist**
North Vancouver

My family has been proudly working with Co-operators for over 70 years, beginning with my grandfather, John Leibel, and including my late father, Ray Melnyk, who was also an Advisor/Owner in North Vancouver. As a Certified Financial Planning Professional, I – along with my excellent team of professional insurance and planning advisors – can fill all of your insurance needs including wealth management, retirement planning and estate planning.

As a resident of North Vancouver in Deep Cove, I am an active member of my community; my agency financially supports many local charities and schools. Away from the office, I enjoy spending time with my two children. My passion is coaching minor hockey for the North Shore Minor Hockey Association. I am a currently on the board of Directors for North Vancouver Minor Hockey Association.

I anticipate with pleasure connecting with you, and meeting your investment and insurance needs with the help of our excellent agency team.

My family has been proudly working with Co-operators for over 70 years, beginning with my grandfather, John Leibel, and including my late father, Ray Melnyk, who was also an Advisor/Owner in North Vancouver. As a Certified Financial Planning Professional, I – along with my excellent team of professional insurance and planning advisors – can fill all of your insurance needs including wealth management, retirement planning and estate planning.

As a resident of North Vancouver in Deep Cove, I am an active member of my community; my agency financially supports many local charities and schools. Away from the office, I enjoy spending time with my two children. My passion is coaching minor hockey for the North Shore Minor Hockey Association. I am a currently on the board of Directors for North Vancouver Minor Hockey Association.

I anticipate with pleasure connecting with you, and meeting your investment and insurance needs with the help of our excellent agency team.

Jasmine Lahaise

Jasmine Lahaise

Associate Insurance Advisor I
North Vancouver
Cindy Wallace

Cindy Wallace

Associate Insurance Advisor II
North Vancouver

Cindy brings over six years of experience in personal lines insurance advice to our clients. Cindy manages and services our Home insurance clients. She is currently working on her Level 2 General Insurance Licence. In her spare time Cindy is a certified life coach she also loves to cook amazing meals.

Cindy brings over six years of experience in personal lines insurance advice to our clients. Cindy manages and services our Home insurance clients. She is currently working on her Level 2 General Insurance Licence. In her spare time Cindy is a certified life coach she also loves to cook amazing meals.

Jess Therien

Jess Therien

Associate Insurance Advisor
North Vancouver

Jess brings over four years of experience in personal lines insurance advice to our clients. Jess manages and services our ICBC insurance portfolio, including fleets. He also services and manages motorcycle policies and boat policies. In his spare time, Jess manages a reef aquarium and buys and sells corals. He is an avid music fan.

Jess brings over four years of experience in personal lines insurance advice to our clients. Jess manages and services our ICBC insurance portfolio, including fleets. He also services and manages motorcycle policies and boat policies. In his spare time, Jess manages a reef aquarium and buys and sells corals. He is an avid music fan.

Laura Ramirez Pena

Laura Ramirez Pena

Associate Insurance Advisor I
North Vancouver
Homeira Salimi

Homeira Salimi

Associate Financial Advisor*
Mutual Fund Investment Specialist**
North Vancouver

Homeira brings over six years of experience in mutual funds advice to our clients, and four years of life and health insurance advice. Homeira helps service, manage and grow our Life insurance, health insurance and wealth portfolio. She has recently earned her Level 1 General Insurance Licence. She also services and manages Home, Auto and Travel policies. In her spare time Homeira loves to exercise cook.

Homeira brings over six years of experience in mutual funds advice to our clients, and four years of life and health insurance advice. Homeira helps service, manage and grow our Life insurance, health insurance and wealth portfolio. She has recently earned her Level 1 General Insurance Licence. She also services and manages Home, Auto and Travel policies. In her spare time Homeira loves to exercise cook.

Anya Gryz

Anya Gryz

Associate Insurance Advisor
North Vancouver

Anna-Marie (Anyia) has been with the agency for over 11 years. She currently helps service our Business insurance clients. In her spare time, Anyia is a master chef, and loves to travel to hot places!

Anna-Marie (Anyia) has been with the agency for over 11 years. She currently helps service our Business insurance clients. In her spare time, Anyia is a master chef, and loves to travel to hot places!

Sabrina Chatterton

Sabrina Chatterton

Associate Insurance Advisor
North Vancouver

Sabrina has been with the agency for over eight years. She currently helps service our Business insurance clients. In her spare time, Sabrina is a master multitasker: she is a dedicated mother and wife. Sabrina is a huge music fan and loves to rock her drum set.

Sabrina has been with the agency for over eight years. She currently helps service our Business insurance clients. In her spare time, Sabrina is a master multitasker: she is a dedicated mother and wife. Sabrina is a huge music fan and loves to rock her drum set.