Meet the people behind Align Benefits
As co-partner of the Align team, Tim brings many years of experience from building and leading many successful group benefits practices of all sizes. He has led a large Toronto-based life and benefits company and is responsible for delivering leading-edge and strategic guidance in the employee benefits industry. Tim’s areas of expertise include benefits plans, key person insurance, executive travel insurance, retirement plans and specialty health plans on local and international levels. When Tim carves out some spare time he enjoys mountain biking, skiing and squash – however his number one love is his family, especially his very first grandchild.
Adam Spark is a former practicing lawyer who transitioned into the employee benefits field, adding his legal knowledge to the Align Benefits team. Adam obtained his law degree from Queen’s University and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario. His expertise includes his ability to provide our clients with advice on a variety of corporate, employment and HR legal matters, as well as being able to act on behalf of our clients in commercial transactions. Adam’s experience provides a unique perspective to our Align team. Adam’s past hobbies included playing varsity rugby for Wilfred Laurier University and being a part of the Craigleith Ski Club. He now enjoys quality time with his family and friends.
Katrina Cummings is a determined and enthusiastic consultant who has been in the insurance industry for over 8 years and has over 15 years of customer service experience. She has built a favorable reputation, which showcases her commitment to our client’s needs and her exceptional desire to please. When she is not working at Align Benefits Katrina enjoys yoga, meditation, and travelling the world with her husband and two daughters. She also enjoys writing, and is currently working on her first children’s book.
Kim Nichols has over 30 years of experience in the group insurance industry and has held positions as Group Account Executive, Group Office Manager and Senior Group Underwriter to name a few. Kim’s knowledge, coupled with her passion and enthusiasm to assist our clients makes her an integral part of our service team. Kim is an avid traveler and when she is at home, she loves to entertain. She is also a dedicated yogi and practices yoga regularly.
Stephanie Riley is a licensed consultant bringing with her 14 years of group industry knowledge and experience from both the advisor and the service side of the business. Her action oriented entrepreneurial spirit and senior group insurance experience are a welcomed addition to Align and to our clients. From long walks outdoors to spinning classes indoors, in her spare time Stephanie enjoys living an active & healthy lifestyle. She also enjoys putting her sharp eye & creative touch to absolutely everything she can, and jet-setting to explore the world, people, culture, and nature.