Who We Are

Meet the Team behind SB Wealth Solutions

The dedicated team members of SB WEALTH SOLUTIONS are passionate about what they do and take pride in exceeding client expectations. Our experienced team members work in a collaborative environment to provide optimal solutions for our clients.

Sindy Billan

President, SB Wealth Solutions
SBillan Wealth Solutions Inc.

Sindy Billan, the president of SB Wealth Solutions, is an investment and insurance advisor affiliated with Customplan Financial Advisors Inc. She maintains licenses in the province of BC for the sale of investments, life and health insurance products. She is a member of Advocis, the Financial Advisors Association of Canada.

Sindy began her career in the financial service industry in 2003 and has established a practice built on helping families and business owners in preparing their financial future. She brings a unique, holistic approach to financial advising, taking into consideration the priorities of west-coast residents, the connection between health & wealth, and the necessity of a work-life balance. Sindy specializes in financial solutions for professional members of the health and wellness community, including Naturopathic Doctors, Chiropractic Doctors, Registered Massage Therapists and Chinese Traditional Medicine Practitioners, creating customized solutions for their individual practices and clinics.

As an advocate of financial literacy, Sindy has engaged in numerous speaking presentations that promote financial education. She has created and presented a series of Lunch & Learn Sessions at multiple businesses in the downtown area, and conducted seminars at BINM, Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. Sindy continues to write articles for the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA) quarterly Bulletin, and is an annual exhibitor/sponsor at the BCNA and Northwest Naturopathic Physician Convention (NWNPC) conventions. Sindy is proud of her distinct approach to financial advising and education and is committed to empowering her clients with the best knowledge, tools and products to achieve their financial goals.

Saskia Vermeulen

Southlands Financial


Saskia Vermeulen is a third-generation insurance broker. She completed her BA (Major/minor) at the University of British Columbia.

After a successful career in marketing, she moved into the insurance and financial services industry. In 2016, she launched her own practice, Southlands Financial. She is proud to provide high levels of service to her individual and group insurance clients.

Saskia has high ethical standards and the needs of her clients are her top priority. By carefully researching and identifying financial goals and objectives she is able to help clients set up, implement and review their personal financial plans on an ongoing basis.

She is committed to continuing education. She has earned her Certified Health Specialist (CHS) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designations.

Karl Krokosinski

President and Founder
Customplan Financial Advisors Inc.


Karl is the founder of Customplan Financial Advisors and oversees the management of 11 offices across Canada, the US, England, Mexico, and Hong Kong.

He is a mentor to Canada’s top financial advisors, a life and qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table and currently a 15 year member of the Top of the Table.

He is also an Excalibur Knight, one of only 6 in Canada. A noted speaker, Karl has spoken on 5 continents at both industry and non industry symposiums and was the longest standing moderator of the Life Underwriters Association now known as Advocis. As president and founder of Customplan Financial Advisors Inc, the largest Independent financial planning firm in the GVRD (Greater Vancouver Regional District), Karl is a mentor and coach to many people in our industry and also to many outside our industry. Karl believes in “Paying it Forward”.

Micheline Varas

Sr. Vice President
Customplan Financial Advisors Sr. Partner


Micheline joined Customplan Financial in 1994 where she is both a Senior Partner and an independent advisor.

Micheline works in conjunction with several insurers and their respective underwriters and is a consulting resource to financial advisors, large institutions and individual and corporate clients.

Her focus is to structure and deliver creative, cost and tax effective risk mitigation solutions and concepts.

In 2014 Micheline was named one of 50 Women of Influence in Canada’s insurance industry.

Rob Hack

Chief Investment Officer
Investia Financial Services Inc.

Robert Hack began his career in the financial services industry over 20 years ago joining Customplan in 2005.

A recognized financial advisor in his own right, Rob’s responsibilities also encompass that of Branch Manager with Investia Financial Services Inc. and Senior Vice President of Customplan’s investment division.

Alphil J. Guilaran

Executive Director
Financial Literacy Counsel Inc.


Alphil is the Executive Director and co-founder of the Financial Literacy Counsel which began as a university student club in 1999.

Today, the Financial Literacy Counsel serves over 700 private, institutional and corporate clients. His training and work experience include business development and portfolio management research for CIBC World Markets and portfolio management administration for RBC Dominion Securities.

Alphil and his team of legal, accounting, and financial management specialists are passionate about “building financially literate generations.”

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*Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and other expenses may be associated with insurance and investments products. Please read the Fund prospectus carefully before investing. Some investments are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and their past performance may not be repeated.  Insurance products are provided through multiple insurance carriers.

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Vancouver, BC, V6G 2Z6

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