Performance figures for each account are calculated using time weighted rate of returns on a daily basis. The Composite returns are calculated based on the asset-weighted monthly composite constituents based on beginning of month asset mix and include the reinvestment of all earnings as of the payment date. Composite returns are as follows:

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Makayla Hawthorne


Wealth Planning Associate

Makayla joined our Kelowna office in May 2021 as a Wealth Planning Associate Intern before transitioning in January 2022 to Wealth Planning Associate.

Prior to joining Nicola as an Intern, Makayla participated in two Finance competitions at a collegiate level, the Queens Inter-Collegiate Business Competition in the Corporate Finance stream, and the CFA Research Competition. Makayla is a graduate of the Okanagan School of Business at Okanagan College and holds her Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Finance.

Outside of work, Makayla enjoys snowboarding, surfing, reading and hiking.

Why Nicola Wealth?

“I was drawn to Nicola Wealth because of the outstanding reputation and continuous growth of the firm. More specifically, the corporate culture within the firm and how amazing of a team Nicola has.”

Question & Answers

  • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?

    I would love to spend a month in Thailand

  • Favourite foods?

    Sushi, Pho and butter chicken

  • Drink of choice?

    Tall Caesar, extra spicy

  • What is your favourite Canadian City?