About Us

Trusted financial experience

Rocco Faiella began his career as a Life Insurance Advisor with Confederation Life in 1983 and after a successful Advisor career was appointed to a Sales Manager role in 1987 where he remained until the end of 1992. Rocco remains passionate about the life insurance business and seeks out high quality products to meet the unique needs of his clients.

On January 1, 1993; Rocco and Charlene joined forces and incorporated Faiella Financial Group. Charlene is a graduate of Laurentian University and has attained her Certified Health Specialist (CHS) designation. Together they strive to provide exceptional customer service to their clients.

Rocco and Charlene have been strong supporters of Youth Sports over the years and continue to remain active in several charities within the Sudbury area. We believe we all have a social responsibility to the betterment of the communities in which we all live.

Over the past 25 years, Faiella Financial has grown to one of the largest Independent Advisor Firms operating throughout Northern Ontario providing quality Insurance and Investment products and solutions to their clients.

Along with the rest of our Team, we are committed to each of our client’s financial needs and success in the years to come.

Our Mission

At Faiella Financial Group, our goal is to become your preferred supplier of financial products through the extensive use of technology and business development practices. We also endeavour to work with insurance and financial product suppliers who will partner with us to deliver first rate products to our clients.

Our Team

Rocco Faiella - Partner
Charlene Faiella - Partner
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Chantal Weloski - Marketing Associate

Chantal Weloski started her career in 1997 as an administrative assistant with her former employer, Sudbury Mutual Planning. She instantly fell in love with the Mutual Fund Industry and obtained her Mutual Fund License via The Investments Funds Institute of Canada in September 2000.  When she joined Faiella Financial Group in September 2010, Chantal completed her Life License Qualification Program (LLQP) and obtained her Life Insurance Licence in July 2011.

In May 2017, Chantal successfully attained her Certified Health Specialist (CHS) Designation. With her many years of experience in the field, she continues to work very closely with Rocco Faiella in helping clients achieve financial success.

Chantal’s #1 priority is giving clients the best customer service experience.

Ryan Faiella, H.BA, MIB, CHS - Associate

Ryan “grew up” and worked in the Family Practice while attending Marymount Academy and later Laurentian University, where she graduated in 2012 with an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages.

Ryan went on to graduate with a Masters of International Business (MIB) from Hult International Business School in Boston, MA the following year.

Ryan has spent the past six years in Kitchener developing expertise and acquiring Insurance Industry knowledge through her various wholesaling roles at Manulife. While there, Ryan obtained her Certified Health Insurance Specialist (CHS) designation, graduated from Manulife’s Wholesaler Development Program and was also a recipient of Manulife’s Emerald Award which recognizes top performing wholesalers at the company.

Ryan has now returned to Sudbury January 2020 and rejoined the Practice in her new role as Advisor.

In her personal time, Ryan loves spending time with family, including her husband Matt and their dog Sophie. She loves to travel and is an avid gym-goer.

Community Involvement

Both Rocco and Charlene Faiella have a strong commitment to Sudbury and giving back to their community. They have both been involved in Youth Sports Programs in support of their children and are actively involved in various Fund Raising and charitable events.

Proud supporter of Hats for
Heros Foundation

The Foundation is dedicated to using its unique resources to raise public awareness and financial support for essential and timely initiatives that represent four recognized pillars of giving – pediatric cancer, children’s health & safety, education and the development of youth & amateur hockey.

Proud supporter of NEO Kids

The NEO Kids Foundation is dedicated to raising funds for children’s services, equipment and research for NEO Kids and Family programs at Health Sciences North.

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Proud supporter of the Sudbury Food Bank

The Sudbury Food Bank’s mandate is that every dollar raised be translated into food on the table. All funds are transferred to area food banks in the form of food credits at area food suppliers.

Proud supporter of the Maison McCulloch Hospice

Maison McCulloch Hospice is a one-level, free standing, 11,000 square feet building which provides 10 rooms with beds and individual bathrooms for residents that would benefit from a palliative approach to care. The unique architecture provides a residence which looks and feels like home rather than an acute or long-term care facility, and provides individuals with privacy yet open access to common spaces to interact with other residents and service providers.