Our Consultants

Stefano Francescut

Stefano Francescut
B.Ed., CFP®, Senior Associate
IPC Investment Corporation

Stefano Francescut is a highly regarded Certified Financial Planner professional with Investment Planning Counsel in Edmonton, Alberta. Stefano utilizes his Personal Wealth Management Strategy to develop customized financial plans that integrate investments, risk management, tax minimization, retirement planning and estate planning for a clientele of business owners, retirees, and families committed to having a better financial future.

Stefano works diligently to help his clients gain command of their wealth management objectives through a sound and balanced program of gathering information, identifying goals, setting a course, implementing solutions and monitoring progress.

Eminently qualified to find the best solution for each of his client’s unique financial needs, Stefano dedicates his practice to helping his clients live their dreams. He has shared his knowledge through seminars for both public and corporate clients on the subjects of wealth management and financial planning, and has been featured on the Team 1260 radio as well as Shaw TV. He holds membership in the Canadian Institute of Financial Planning and the Financial Planners Standards Council, and has been honored with membership in the President’s Council in 2001.

Active in his community, Stefano is a sponsor of the “Make a Wish Foundation” and “Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation”. He and his wife, Bobbi, have two sons, Simon and Marcus, and make their home in Sherwood Park, where he enjoys golfing, fishing, skiing and outdoor activities.
Barbara Francescut

Barbara Francescut
Client Services, Administration Specialist
IPC Investment Corporation

Barbara is responsible for helping all clients with their administrative questions and requirements and has been an integral part or our professional team since 1999. She works hard to ensure that every client receives the highest level of care when it comes to their account changes, investment purchases, and all other services we provide.

In keeping with our dedication to providing our clients with the best service possible, Barbara has completed numerous courses on client service and attends financial planning seminars in order to understand the issues you face. Clients appreciate her enthusiasm and dedication to providing exceptional service at all times.


Corrado Tiralongo

Corrado Tiralongo
Chief Investment Officer
Counsel Portfolio Services

Corrado Tiralongo is the Chief Investment Officer and lead Portfolio Manager for Counsel Portfolio Services. As CIO, Corrado oversees Counsel's investment policies and portfolio monitoring programs. He is responsible for the selection and monitoring of Counsel’s external investment specialists. He also oversees the regular due diligence assessments and risk management evaluation of all Counsel funds and portfolios.  

Rana Chauhan

Rana Chauhan
Chief Investment Strategist
Counsel Portfolio Services

Prior to joining Counsel in 1998, Mr. Chauhan spent two years as a Canadian Equity Analyst with a Municipal Pension Fund. He also spent two years as an International Equity Analyst with a U.S. Bank and two years as an Investment Strategist for Investment Planning Counsel Inc. He has been involved in the investment industry since 1987.

Rahim Dhalla

Rahim Dhalla, CIM
Director, Portfolio Management
Counsel Portfolio Services

As director of the Portfolio Analytics team, Rahim is responsible for the design and implementation of analytically based solutions to generate portfolio and sub-advisor risk profiles. These analyses are used to conduct portfolio composition and risk evaluation assessments on all Counsel investment solutions. He is responsible for conducting regular attribution reviews and performance modeling on Counsel’s funds and portfolios. Rahim also assists the Chief Investment Officer in conducting regular qualitative reviews of Counsel’s investment specialists.

Jim Priddle

Jim Priddle, B Comm., JBJ Financial Services
Tax Preparation

As a former Accountant and Certified Financial Planner with our team, Jim provides annual tax return preparation and service to our clients.  Jim’s extensive 40+ years in the financial industry is a tremendous resource to the team.