Meet the Team

For more than 46 years, our team has been building long term relationships to help families and entrepreneurs achieve success – in other words – helping them live life on their terms.




► Matthew Langsford, CFP, CIM, BBA,
Director, Wealth Management, Wealth Advisor

Tel 905.815.8448 Email

Drawing on over 18 years of experience in the industry, Matthew focuses on serving the distinct needs of the affluent executive, business owner and their families. He specializes in implementing comprehensive wealth management solutions that integrate all the important facets of his clients’ financial lives. The result: clarity and peace of mind about their financial future.

Matthew began his career in the industry with Edward Jones in 1999, reaching limited partner status in four short years before joining Raymond James in 2004. In 2006, he merged his practice with Robert Rizzuto, allowing Matthew to focus on the investment and financial planning aspect of the practice while leveraging off Robert’s expertise and experience in providing insurance solutions to clients. Matthew and the team joined Richardson GMP in 2014 in order to continue to serve their clients’ wealth management needs with distinction.

Matthew continues to pursue education to enrich the solutions he is able to offer to clients and currently holds some of the industry’s highest designations in wealth management (Portfolio Manager, Certified Financial Planner, Certified Investment Manager) and is also licensed to consult on any insurance plans when required.

Matthew earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Concordia University, where he also played hockey for the men’s varsity team, Concordia Stingers (CIAU). His hockey career included playing for St Michael’s College as well as OHL team, Niagara Falls Thunder. He currently resides in Burlington with his wife, Carla, and their children, Ella and Drew. When he has the time, Matthew enjoys playing golf, hockey, tennis and guitar and spending time at his vacation home in South Carolina.





► Dennis Field, B.Comm., CFP,
Associate Wealth Planning

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Dennis joined the Langsford Wealth Counsel team at Raymond James in 2011 as an Associate. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Personal Banker with Scotiabank.

As a Certified Financial Planner, Dennis works directly with a select group of clients in addition to providing ongoing financial planning, business development and investment strategy for our team.

Dennis earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph and a Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning from Sheridan College. He currently lives in Burlington with his wife Kelli and their dog Finn.






► Giselle De Sousa, BA

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Giselle joined the Langsford Wealth Counsel team in August 2016 to fulfill the role of Assistant.
With a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and Psychology and more than 15 years’ experience in Administration, Giselle brings to the table strong administrative support to our clients with a focus on customer service.  

Giselle currently lives in Mississauga with her husband Sean and their children Daniel and Kyren. She enjoys the outdoors, visiting new places and learning about new cultures and traditions.










► Robert Rizzuto, CFP, CLU, CH.F.C, TEP, BComm,
Vice President, Investment Advisor

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Robert is a veteran of the insurance and investment industries, with more than 30 years of experience. His specialty is finding insurance solutions that integrate seamlessly into a comprehensive wealth management plan that meets the distinct needs of his clients.

Robert began his career in the industry as an accredited insurance agent with Imperial Life Insurance Company (prior to that he was Manager of North American Sales with the Noranda Corporation). In 1994, Robert set off on his own, incorporating his practice as BRYLA Financial Group. He joined his practice with the Langsford Wealth Cousel team at Raymond James in 2006 in order to enhance the services available to his clients. A firm believer in the importance of unbiased advice and holistic wealth solutions, Robert and the rest of the team joined Richardson GMP in 2014.

Robert’s pursuit of finding the right solutions for his clients has required the pursuit of several top designations: Chartered Life Underwriter (1988), Chartered Financial Consultant (1991), Certified Financial Planner (1996) and Trust and Estate Practitioner (2004). A leader with a high degree of integrity, Robert joined the Board of Advocis in 1994 and served as President from 2003-2004. He is also currently a member of and past Chair of the Ethics Committee for the Canadian Life Underwriters Institute.

Robert earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Toronto. He currently lives in Stoney Creek with his wife Marie, who also helps him out as an Assistant. As their four children are now grown, Robert spends his free time enjoying golf and all the winter sports Canada has to offer.


 Aglaia Filippova
905.968.1917 Email

Aglaia has been in the industry for over a decade specializing in front office administration. With extensive experience in operations and client relations at three of Canada’s largest financial institutions, Aglaia is a key component in the day-to-day coordination of client services and communication. Her familiarity with the demands of both back and front office operations enables her to better understand the needs of the many clients she communicates with every day. These qualifications make her a great fit with our team.