About Qopia Financial

Qopia Financial

Behind the Name

Qopia (kōpēə) Financial was created with a goal to create a holistic financial services office. Qopia (derived from the word Cornucopia) symbolizes plenty, abundance, and nourishment.

The 5 letters in Qopia represent our 5 business services (financial services, mortgage services, estate law, accounting, and general insurance) that work together within our office. The letter “i” in Qopia is highlighted as it represents our client and their own unique needs. Let our team of professionals support you through your most important financial life priorities.

Qopia Name Pronunciation

What Makes Qopia Great?

A Team With a Skillset as Diverse as Canada is

Founded in Calgary in 2016, Qopia Financial brings together more than 75+ combined years of financial expertise.

Our diverse team leverages unique skill sets, empowering us to deploy smart solutions that benefit from our internal expertise.

Inukshuk On a Mountain
Peace Bridge across Bow River to downtown Calgary skyline
Prarie Road Leading to Rocky Mountains

 Our Team

Who is Qopia Financial?

We’re proud of our team and the culture we have built.

Arif Kanji, CFP, CLU, CIM

Portfolio Manager, Qopia Investments, iAPW
Managing Director & Financial Planner, Qopia Financial

Benjamin Lewandowski, CFP, CIM

Portfolio Manager, Qopia Investments, iAPW
Managing Director & Financial Planner, Qopia Financial

Scott Nelson

Wealth Advisor, Qopia Investments, iAPW

Luke Demjen, CFA

Associate, Qopia Investments, iAPW
Analyst, Qopia Financial

Sareena Dhalla

Operations Manager, Qopia Investments, iAPW
Branch Manager, Qopia Financial

Mark Kotris, CFP, CLU, CHFC

Senior Wealth Advisor, Qopia Investments, iAPW
Senior Financial Planner, Qopia Financial

Guy Fortier

Senior Wealth Advisor, Qopia Investments, iAPW

Connor Saunders

Administrative Assistant, Qopia Investments, iAPW

Sam Remtulla

Life Insurance Advisor of Qopia Financial

Kyle Hoeght

Life Insurance Advisor of Qopia Financial

Vinay Thanawala, B.Comm, B.A

Life Insurance Advisor of Qopia Financial

Jordan Salvador

Life Insurance & Group Benefits Advisor of Qopia Financial


I cannot say enough about Arif and Ben’s professional demeanor, how they put their clients best interest at the forefront and their unwavering patience for helping clients come up the financial investment learning curve. In an extremely short period, both Arif and Ben have become our trusted advisors and I look forward to working with them for many decades.

Riz R

My only regret is not moving to Arif and Ben sooner. Amazing service and thoughtful guidance. They treat my investments as if they were their own and I'd recommend them to anyone who wants a "one stop shop" where everything from investments, insurance, legal matters, lending matters are taken care of using a holistic, well though out, common sense approach.

Farhana J

.. I am absolutely thrilled to have been connected with Ben and Arif.. Between the two of them, their knowledge of financial strategies and planning for the future is very impressive. Like-minded and so easy to speak with, I feel extremely confident in following their advice when it comes to managing money and planning ahead. I wish I had crossed paths with them many years ago but they have helped me a lot and I look forward to many, many more years working with them!

Devon T

I had a great experience working with Arif. Would highly recommend for your life insurance needs!

Melissa H

Arif and staff have been superb handling my insurance needs.

Robert B

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