Our approach is personal and simple. We listen, to understand your individual situation, your needs and what you want. We educate you about risk--why it matters to you and the options available to you. Our team will advise you based on your unique situation and act to implement the solutions that are tailored to your lifestyle and career stage.
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With almost 20 years of experience in the financial services sector, Preya understands that building relationships with key partners, clients and cross-functional teams is the foundation of our business. Preya combines these attributes into a highly developed skill-set that drives positive change and innovation.
“I’m proud to be part of the amazing team at OMA who work everyday to advocate for our members and their careers. Our business is insurance and our focus is you.”
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As the Manager of Advisory Services, I have over 10 years of experience in the Insurance sector, I understand the importance of placing the member first. Having a member centric mindset, I will always put members and their needs in the center of everything I have done in my career.
“Throughout my career I’ve always had OMA in my line of site as I truly admired what they stood for as an association. As the Manager of the Advisory team I am truly happy to work for OMA and to be a part of an amazing team that goes above and beyond for our members everyday.”
Located in St. John's, NL Kelly Budden, has provided over 20 years of financial and insurance planning expertise to physicians and their families in the Atlantic Provinces. After studying business at Algonquin College, Kelly joined MD Management in Ottawa, ON and in 1998, she transferred home to the Newfoundland regional office. Prior to joining OMA Insurance in 2013, Kelly spent many years working with MD Management as a Financial Consultant.
Kelly believes in continuing education and while she holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Canadian Health Insurance Specialist (CHS) designations, she has also completed the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) in 2000, Professional Financial Planning Course (PFPC) in 2002, and the Life License Qualification Program (LLQP) in 2006.
"OMA Insurance simplifies the insurance process as much as possible by developing physician centric products to meet practically any type of insurance requirements. My goal is to make this as easy as possible when it comes to choosing coverage."
Joyce Chiu has been working in the insurance industry for over 15 years. The decision to purchase insurance can be complicated, and even overwhelming, for many people but for Joyce, her objective is to provide the peace of mind that a well-designed insurance portfolio can give. One piece of wisdom from Einstein that Joyce often shares when mentoring younger staff is, "If you cannot explain it simply, you do not understand it well enough." She uses this approach when helping physicians understand the products and policies that she recommends.
Joyce has her Bachelor of Arts degree and is currently working toward her professional designation.
Maria Del Mundo brings more than 15 years of insurance and financial services experience to her role as an Insurance Advisor. Her approach to insurance planning encompasses a detailed understanding of physicians' goals, needs, priorities and current financial situation, addressing their concerns and educating them along the way to help them make informed decisions.
Prior to joining OMA Insurance, Maria was a 6-time Qualifying Member to the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the premier association of financial professionals worldwide demonstrating the highest standards of ethics, knowledge, client service and productivity. Maria strongly believes that learning is a lifelong pursuit and while she holds the Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI), Certified Health Insurance Specialist (CHS) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designations, she continues to invest in her professional growth and ongoing education.
Outside of work, Maria loves to travel, cook, paint, read novels, and is an active volunteer for the Mid-Toronto Community Services, Inc., a charitable organization helping seniors and disabled or ill adults remain in their homes and live healthy, dignified and independent lives.
Paul Hubraj worked as an owner/operator of a custom millwork business for 10 years before taking his commitment to customer service and communications to financial services.
Paul's passion for his work comes from building long-term, meaningful client relationships built on trust, honesty and integrity. His superior service has resulted in an exceptional record of customer loyalty.
Paul works closely with the financial planners at MD Physician Services providing members/clients a holistic approach to address their entire financial security portfolio. Paul also attends member events throughout the year promoting the OMA Insurance Services to practicing physicians, residents, and student orientations giving members the opportunity to ask questions or clarify concerns.
"As a new parent, I understand that I don't know everything about parenting. In fact I think it's safe to say I often rely on others for advice and counsel. The same is true with insurance. I'm here to help you understand how your policy will work and develop a protection plan for you and your family."
With a financial planning and wealth management background, Pavan understands the importance of working with clients to create a strategic financial plan. After graduating from McMaster University, Pavan established a wealth management practice tailored around professionals and business owners. Holding the CFP and CLU designations, he appreciates the value of insurance and the need to incorporate it into all his financial planning strategies. His experience in working with business owners and professionals led him to OMA insurance.
Pavan really believes that “understanding the goals and concerns of clients is the first and most important step of financial planning, and my goal is to provide risk management strategies that are easy to understand and will eliminate any concerns you may have.”
When Pavan isn’t helping clients, he enjoys golfing, trying out new restaurants and travelling with his family.
As a valued member of the OMA Insurance team for over 23 years, Alban travels from his home base in PEI throughout the Maritimes providing insurance advice and guidance to physicians and their families.
Alban has spent the majority of his life in the region and feels passionate about helping physicians develop a comprehensive insurance plan to protect their way of life.
"Whether I'm talking to a student, a new doctor or even a doctor preparing to retire, I know OMA Insurance has the products and services that will support them throughout their life and career."
With a degree in Communication Arts/Public Relations, Sam Mukhi is the dedicated bilingual OMA Insurance Advisor for the Ottawa region.
Sam's focus is on building strong and lasting client relationships, addressing physician's needs in the areas of life, health, critical illness and disability insurance coverage. He believes that providing truly unbiased, objective advice to members will enable them to make informed decisions and obtain the right amount of coverage that they need.
Sam really believes that people "don't care about how much you know until they know how much you care." He is an active volunteer, spending time each month helping improve the lives of families in his community.
Lisa is an Insurance Advisor with over 15 years experience in the insurance sector. Lisa is a subject matter expert on Life, Disability, Critical Illness Insurance and Long Term Care.
Lisa takes pride in providing advisory services related to risk identification, risk management, risk transfer, and management of insurance solutions. If you want to learn how to best understand your insurance needs and make educated decisions on, for example, protecting your income, there are steps you can take. The first is to talk with an OMA Insurance Advisor.
Lisa's philosophy is, "To do what is best for doctors and their families, you need to have a relationship with them. You need to know who they are and what's important to them over the course of their life and their career."
Cathy-Ann Percy joined OMA Insurance as an Advisor in 2012 and has over 19 years of insurance expertise and knowledge. Prior to joining OMA Insurance, Cathy-Ann was a Long Term Care Insurance Specialist and named one of the top 10 Specialists in Canada in 2011.
Cathy-Ann believes that for doctors to achieve their financial goals the first principle of insurance must be protecting their ability to earn an income. "Insurance is integral to ensuring the protection of your career, your business, and your family. My job is to offer my expertise and advice to help ensure our members have the right type of coverage to protect all aspects of their lifestyle."
Focusing on the Ontario Central East area, Emil Popescu brings over 15 years of sales and management experience, including 10 years in the insurance industry. Emil holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
Taking a disciplined and consultative approach allows Emil to provide personalized advice that is customized to the unique needs of our members: "I've noticed that more and more doctors want to understand what they're buying how all these different coverages fit together. That's where our members appreciate the role of Insurance Advisors to help demystify insurance."
Erum Saiyid joined the OMA Advisory team in 2019. She comes with over 10 years of experience in the financial and insurance industry. Over the course of her career, Erum has had the privilege of creating and maintaining relationships with individuals and families throughout the various stages of their lives and providing unparalleled insurance advice, extraordinary service and professionalism.
Erum attributes her success to genuinely caring for members and earning their trust by always prioritizing their needs above all else. The research and recommendations that Erum provides have a real impact on a members financial well-being down the road. Erum’s philosophy is client centric. She prides herself on accessibility, availability and quick response.
Frank Turchi spent his early career working in the insurance field in Toronto before joining OMA Insurance and moving to London as the Insurance Advisor for the region. Frank is a graduate of the Odette School of Business in Windsor.
If you meet Frank you'll know that his favourite part of his role is educating physicians on the importance insurance in all aspects of their life. "I am interested in all of my client's lives and I make sure I take the time to continually learn about their evolving priorities and challenges. I believe that once I understand their needs, I can truly customize a plan to help achieve their goals."
Keroulos Youssef graduated from the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, specializing in Finance and Operations Management. Keroulos joined the OMA in 2017 and brings with him extensive knowledge and experience as an Insurance and Wealth Consultant, having been named one of the top 10 advisors in the GTA prior to joining the OMA. His unique ability in tailoring products to niche markets led him to OMA Insurance where he continues to provide personalized service and unparalleled member experience. "My role is to offer advice and counsel. OMA Insurance is part of the OMA and we understand doctors. By having a clearer picture and a better understanding of our members' current situation, we can help put insurance solutions in place, customized to their personal and business needs to help them achieve a financially secure future."
In his spare time, Keroulos works with a group of industry experts in developing a mobile application that helps users receive assistance from their local health campuses and clinics. He also volunteers in local shelters and mentors less fortunate youth, helping them plan for a better future.
Ricky Zhang has been with OMA Insurance since 2019. He has a degree from the University of Toronto and is currently working toward his professional designation. Ricky has five years’ experience helping people make financial decisions. He believes everyone’s needs and financial goals for the future are unique. His skill set enables him to guide members and deliver comprehensive, value-added, multidisciplinary approaches, providing members with well-crafted and appropriate insurance and retirement solutions.
“A solid financial plan is a powerful possession that offers a sense of peace and freedom. Our process allows us to determine appropriate strategies and help you understand how to achieve your goals and live your dreams”.
As an advocate for a customer-centric approach and a passionate champion of the customer voice, Marta’s experience continues to be centred around helping organizations be amazing at building & sustaining great relationships.
Marta has a degree from the University of Waterloo and, while born and raised in southern Ontario she is an avid traveller and has visited Turkey, Chile, Peru, and most of Europe.
“I’m privileged to be working with medical students and early career doctors when their future is spread before them and with OMA Insurance I can help put them on a path to secure financial future.”
Like the red kangaroo, Sarah is originally from Australia but unlike our other favourite Aussie, Hugh Jackman, she comes without the accent or the ability to sing and dance. She does however, have an incredible ability to connect with students.
As one of the OMA Insurance Education and Engagement Specialists, Sarah enjoys helping early career physicians make informed decisions about their financial wellbeing as they begin their medical career.
Sarah's dream is to live in a world where every student understands insurance and everyone is covered. When she’s not meeting with students and offering advice, you can find her whipping up something in her kitchen as the woman is a legit baker.