- 70 Years and 214 Days
- Tax Apportionment in Estate Planning
- Beneficiary Designations and Resulting Trusts Revisited
- Reviewing A Shareholder's Agreement
- Part 1: Legacy Gifting Private Company Shares
- Part 2: Legacy Gifting Private Company Shares
- Life Insurance As Fixed Income Plus
- Smooth Transitions
- Reduce Estate Shrinkage
- Take Time For Your Legacy
- Protect Your GrandChildren
- Another Asset Class
- Take Five
- Inheritance & Taxation
- Cash Me If You Can
- Think Wider
- Succession Planning
- Legato 3
- Retirement Income
- Look Across
- Lest We Forget
- Partners In Search For A Cure
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
From Europe to Canada, Barbara's knowledgeable and often direct approach has impacted and guided many people; from musical superstars and international business managers to highly innovative entrepreneurs and their families.
Originally from the Bavarian city of Munich, Germany and now also a Canadian citizen, Barbara lives in Vancouver, BC. At Legato, Barbara guides our company in every effort we make towards helping our clients achieve their goals.
A motivated athlete, Barbara competed in international ski racing as a young adult. By working out every day, Barbara continues on her path of recovery following an unexpected hemorrhagic stroke that required immediate neurosurgery in the Fall of 2016.
Whenever possible, Barbara will head to the Tyrolian mountains of Austria or to the slopes of Whistler.
Don Anderson, CLU®
Co-Founder & President
As a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Don brings his wealth of professional expertise and business experience to Legato.
Formerly a serial entrepreneur in western Canada and Silicon Valley across a wide range of industries, Don was a senior member of three different technology companies that from grew from startup to public listing.
Registered with the Insurance Council of British Columbia since 2014 as a professional life insurance advisor and the Alberta Insurance Council since 2022, Don's constantly learning.
A graduate of the University of British Columbia back in 1985 with a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Science (Mechanical Engineering) , Don remained a registered Professional Engineer in British Columbia for 25 years.
A volunteer director at the Pacific Parkinson's Research Instutute (PPRI) that supports the Parkinson's Disease research at the University of British Columbia, Don also gives a considerable amount of his time to sports in his community.