Our Team

Darcy Bears

Senior Wealth Advisor

Darcy BearsDarcy has worked in the financial services industry for 15 years. Born on Prince Edward Island, Darcy graduated from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax in 1990 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He then completed his CA designation with Deloitte Touche LLP in 1992. After holding various accounting and business sector positions in Halifax, Darcy moved to Bridgewater in 1998 to begin his career with Scotia Wealth Management. Along with his CA designation, Darcy holds CFP (Certified Financial Planner) and CIM (Canadian Investment Manager) designations. He is a Portfolio Manager and therefore can provide discretionary and non-discretionary investment services.

Darcy and his wife Karen, along with sons Ben and Tyson, are happy to call the South Shore home.

In his spare time you will find he and Karen cheering on the boys at the soccer field or swimming pool. In 2010 Darcy earned his Black belt in Uechi Ryu karate and generally enjoys all forms of recreation and fitness.


Wanda Whynot

Administrative Associate

Wanda WhynotWanda has been a part of the Bank of Nova Scotia family since 1976. She worked for the Bridgewater Plaza Branch of Scotiabank for approximately 16 ½ years and transferred to ScotiaMcLeod in September 1998. In 2012, she reached a milestone in her career by achieving a total of 30 years of service with Scotiabank. She holds the title of Administrative Associate for the Bears Group.

Wanda has lived in the Bridgewater area all her life. She is married, has one son and two adorable grandchildren.

She enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, walking, travelling and volunteers her time for Special Olympic events.