Laura Thompson is a Certified Financial Planner with the family owned business, Investia WPG. She joined her father, Ed Thompson, in May of 2000 and her husband Christophe joined the business in 2008. Laura was born and raised in Winnipeg and in 1998 attained a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture (Agribusiness) from the University of Manitoba.
Since graduating University, Laura has completed the Canadian Securities course, Professional Financial Planning course and in 2001 obtained her Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation. In 2007 she completed her Branch Managers Course. She is also a member of Advocis, an association for professional insurance and financial advisors. Prior to joining Investia WPG, Laura went to Europe on a backpacking trip. She then returned to Winnipeg to take the position as Account Manager of Small Business at CIBC. She spent over a year working in Winnipeg, but was transferred to Redvers, Saskatchewan to put her agribusiness degree to use. Although she loved the small town lifestyle, her position at the bank limited the use of her investment and financial planning interests. So, she returned to Winnipeg to join the family business.
In 2017, Laura won the prestigious Top 50 Advisor award from Wealth Professional.
On the personal side, Laura is married to Christophe Rodrigue and has three children, Nicolas, Mikayla and Tobias. Aside from family time, Laura has a love for travel, home decorating, animals & music. Laura also volunteered her time on the St. Amant Foundation Board of Directors and the Planned Giving committee.