Dawn Vader

Certified Mediator

Dawn Vader

Dawn Vader

Certified Mediator


Tel: 1-403-333-4131


Dawn has lived in the Edmonton area for more than 30 years and been in finance roles during the best and worst of Alberta's economic times.

Dawn has worked with BMO for 15 years in Commercial lending and Private Banking roles before co-founding Red Seal Financial Ltd in 2013 with her partner, David Lord, CPA, CMA, CFP. As an experienced Certified Financial Planner (CFP), with a commercial background, she is passionate about helping clients achieve long term retirement goals and peace of mind. As a Mediator Dawn approaches this role with patience, compassion, and purpose. She believes working with clients through the Fairway INR process is effective, saves time, saves money and keeps children’s interests top of mind.

Dawn has held several volunteer board positions in the Edmonton area and worked with Junior Achievement from 2016 to 2020 delivering Financial Literacy programs to local grade school classrooms. She is a lifelong learner and believes time spent in the Rocky Mountains without cell phone coverage is a good thing!

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