Meet Our Team


Director, Wealth Management, Investment Advisor

Tel: 604.678.8535


Sean’s experience in the financial industry spans well over 25 years. Starting on the floor of the Toronto Stock Exchange as a student, Sean immediately knew where his career would be pointed upon graduation from The University of Guelph, where he attained his Bachelor of Arts, specializing in Management and Economics. Upon graduation, Sean entered the fixed income market as an Institutional Bond Broker. After seven years he and his wife decided to leave thriving careers in Toronto and move west to Vancouver. Sean began a career as an Investment Advisor at this time.

As Director, Wealth Management, Investment Advisor and a Partner of Richardson GMP, Sean is well equipped to deliver the level of service and advice that affluent families and institutional investors demand.

Sean resides in North Vancouver with his wife and three children, where they enjoy an active life in the community. When not attending to his clients’ portfolios, Sean can be found coaching his children’s many sports teams, or attempting to stay fit himself.

Greg Phillips  FCSI, CIM, FMA, CDFA

Portfolio Manager

Tel: 604.678.3649


Greg graduated with Honours from the Sauder School of Business Commerce program at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Including over 13 years of experience in wealth management, he holds both the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation, allowing him to provide discretionary money management services to affluent families and institutional clients, as well as the Financial Management Advisor (FMA) designation, distinguishing his level of knowledge of wealth management strategies well beyond the scope of basic financial planning. He is also a Fellow of the CSI (FCSI), considered the highest honour in Canadian financial services.

Together with Sean, Greg is responsible for the construction and monitoring of clients’ portfolios. He also contributes to the analysis, monitoring, and maintenance of the team’s proprietary model portfolios. This also includes the due diligence, selection and monitoring of securities and third party managers, including equities and fixed income, private equity, investment funds and alternative strategy funds.

Greg is also a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), helping clients navigate the divorce process and to confidently move forward with their lives.

He resides in North Vancouver with his wife, Rebecca, and their daughters, Fiona and Sonya. Greg enjoys playing hockey, mountain biking, and golfing throughout the year; and also holds a Black Belt in Shaolin Kung Fu.

Sara Sparks 


Tel: 604.678.8607


Sara has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry. During this time she has worked at a select number of independent wealth management firms. She has completed many professional development courses including the Professional Financial Planning Course and Derivatives and Options licensing. Sara is responsible for all day to day operations McLean Phillips Wealth Management requires, including client services and administration, and general operational activities. She coordinates client reviews, assists with development projects, and works with the team to sustain a trusting client relationship and provide excellent customer service. Her passion for building and sustaining client relationships with our high net worth clients and their families is one that is unsurpassed in the industry. Outside of work, Sara enjoys spending time traveling, cooking, and participating in outdoor activities such as tennis and kayaking.