Allan Friesen, CEBS, CHRP
Married to Carola, horse rider / trainer extraordinaire.
One of eleven Albertans who are fellows of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists.
Instructor for the Canadian Firearm Safety Course / active handgun shooter.
Has a man-crush on Elon Musk and owns a Tesla that he won’t stop talking about.
Loves singing and will sing to anyone that will listen.
Published his 1st book “Success in my sights” in 2014.
Volunteers so much that we are convinced he doesn’t sleep.
- providing group benefits support to Silverberg clients since early 2017
- expertise lies in forging strong client relationships and life coaching
- background in career, financial, disability and family coaching
- passion for helping individuals manage better within the workplace, personally and in their families
Originally from windy Pincher Creek, Alberta.
Graduated from the Medicine Hat College with a Financial Planning & Services Diploma.
Loves to find answers to unusual benefit coverage questions or HR dilemmas.
Vanessa is a mom to an energetic boy that amplifies her, and her husband’s need for coffee.
Vanessa is involved in her neighbourhood’s association and the Canadian Parents for French local board.
Vanessa is interested in learning new things; currently attempting to learn a second language and growing her motorcycle riding skills and collection.
Founder of Silverberg Group in 1996.
Previously with a Major Canadian Insurer since 1992.
Expertise lies in plan strategy, funding models, ongoing effectiveness and efficiencies.
Local and board involvement with EO (Entrepreneurs Organization), YPO (Young Presidents Organization), CAFÉ (Canadian Association of Family Enterprise) and The Calgary Golf and Country Club.
Loves golfing and spending time with his family!
Joined Silverberg Group in 2019 to provide administrative support to the account manager and sales team.
Studied at Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge, receiving a Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management Degree majoring in Finance in 2016.
Worked his way through school polishing his talents as a Bartender. Enjoys preparing delicious cocktails for friends and family!
Excited to flex his strong computer, technical analyst, and other skills in the Lethbridge office.
Active high school, college, and university Basketball official with the Southern Alberta Basketball Officials Association.
Partner of Silverberg Group since 1996.
Specializes in applying creative and unique employee benefits solutions to businesses all across Western Canada.
Doug’s strong vision and leadership has provided Silverberg Group with the resources to establish themselves as a premium employee benefit advisor.
Although he loves to golf, hunt, fish and enjoy the great outdoors; his family is what comes first!
Proud to be part of the Silverberg Team, where we help Western Canada’s employees take care of themselves and their families.
Born and raised Albertan and a sports enthusiast.
Committed to four “F’s”: Family, Friendship, Fitness and Future.
Currently serving on three Boards: Edmonton Economic Development (EEDC), Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), and Royal Alexander Hospital Foundation (Audit and Finance).
- completed her Bachelor of Law at the University of Alberta and became an associate and partner at Bryan & Company
- became general counsel at Silverberg Group in 2004
- supports many local charities; sat on the board of directors for eight years at ABC Head Start and is also a Big Sister
- loves to golf, watch her kids dance, play hockey, ringette and basketball
- enjoys spending time in the summer at the Shuswap!
Proud to have joined the Silverberg Group in 2017.
9 years of experience within the sales department of a large insurance company.
Leverages technical knowledge of insurance carrier renewal processes to ensure benefit plan rates are fair and balanced.
Licensed in Life & Accident and Sickness Insurance.
Avid soccer fan when not enjoying the river valley with his wife and two dogs.
Proud to be with Silverberg Group since 2011.
Responsible for the Financial and Operating systems of the organization.
Huge hockey fan, especially the Edmonton Oilers.
Enjoys time at her county home with family.