Mike Schmidt

Mike has over 20 years experience in the financial services sector and is currently licensed as an Investment & Insurance Advisor.  He joined Pacific Group Wealth Management with anticipation to broaden the range of services he can offer his clients so that he can better assist individuals, business owners and households achieve their financial goals.

Mike has a genuine passion for helping others and giving back to the community.  He has been very active in youth development through coaching and mentoring programs throughout British Columbia since graduating from the University of Alberta with a BSc in 1997.  This desire to assist others and help people succeed serves him well in his ability to provide exceptional service for his clients.

Kiefer West

Kiefer has over 11 years of experience in the financial services sector. Kiefer was born and raised on the Island and completed his Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance from Vancouver Island University in 2014. Kiefer joined Pacific Group Wealth Management in 2019 to deepen his relationships with his clients while being able to offer them the best financial products in order to meet their financial goals.

Kiefer is an avid sports fan and enjoys watching almost any sporting event.  He also enjoys movies and TV shows (especially a good documentary).  In his downtime, Kiefer looks forward to quality time with friends and family; and walking the many trails and parks in Nanaimo with his wife, Jessica and daughter, Madelyn.  


Paula Muscroft

Administrative Assistant

Paula is the backbone of our administrative team at PGWM; and is responsible for making your client experience memorable and extraordinary.

Paula joined our team in June of 2020, with an extensive background in business management working in both the public & private sector.  She is a flexible, easy going, bright and articulate personality; with a genuine passion in supporting our clients and business.


She lives in Nanaimo with her husband Cory, children, in-laws and pug Coco.  When she isn’t working you will find Paula walking, hiking or paddle boarding.