About Mr. Artem Bytchkov
PFP, FMA, CEA, CLU
Artem has been working in the financial and banking industry since 2007 (including service at CIBC and RBC banks). He holds the PFP (Personal Financial Planner), FMA (Financial Management Advisor), CEA (Certified Executor Advisor) and CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter) designations.
Artem has extensive knowledge and expertise in the financial industry as a whole, including banking products, investments and taxation, credit products and insurance.
Artem is fluent in English, Russian and Hebrew. He is licensed in Alberta and lives with his family in Calgary.
About Mr. Igor Parkhomchik
Chief Operations Officer
Igor joined Artem Financial Ltd. in May 2017. He believes that his previous 12 years in administrative and compliance support roles in the mutual fund industry were an ideal foundation for his work with an independent financial advisor.
Attention to detail, good listening skills and great empathy are symbols of his appreciation by his partners and clients. He is effectively supported by a team of administration, compliance and investment products specialists with PEAK Investment Services Inc. and various fund companies, whose teamwork and professionalism help him build long-term relationships with the growing client base of Artem Financial Ltd. and provide excellent customer service.
Igor graduated from NAIT School of Business, Edmonton, in 2007 with Diploma in Finance. Since joining the wealth management industry in 2005 he has completed several investment management programs with the Canadian Securities Institute and Investment Funds Institute of Canada - Conduct and Practices Handbook Course, Branch Manager's Course, Investment Management Techniques Course, Canadian Securities Course, Canadian Investment Funds Course, Canadian Investment Funds Operations Course.
Igor is happily married to his lovely wife Svetlana and has two daughters. Away from the business, he enjoys photography, jogging in Fish Creek park, and spending time with family and friends.