Kenrick Hopkinson, director, plan wellness and education, group benefits and retirement solutions, iA Financial Group

With 22 years of industry experience, Kenrick Hopkinson joined iA Financial Group in 2013. As a key member of the group sector’s leadership team, he currently helps create, develop and implement new educational and communication tools for clients and their plan members across Canada, supported by his team of knowledgeable financial education specialists and strategists.

Hopkinson and his team are focused on helping plan members deepen their knowledge while offering them the support they need to achieve their personal goals, manage their health and improve their overall well-being. In partnership with distributors, his team also provides plan sponsors with reliable and forward-thinking services and solutions to meet the current and future needs of their employees.

As manager of the co-pilot program, he oversees a team of in-house group savings and retirement financial advisors whose job is to work with plan members to effectively plan their transition from working life into retirement. Throughout his responsibilities, Hopkinson uses his solid background to build engaging education strategies and education sessions for all types of audiences across the country.