Why Choose Us

We treat your money like it's our money, with care and personal attention

We provide a family office approach joining the management of your financial affairs to your family's integrity. 

Since 1992, we have made an effort to help protect the wealth of families, entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations throughout central Alberta. We actively work with our clients existing or referred accounting, legal and investment management firms to compliment their principles. We bridge the gap for all the expertise you will need when it comes to managing your assets and growing your wealth. We work with you directly and take a personal interest in your business, family and futures success.

With a unified strategy for your present and future goals, we can put in place a plan that works. Taking you on a fantastic journey with warm waters and smooth sailing ahead. We take the time to understand what your needs are, and we take those needs and work directly with our professional networks that will make it happen. We are your advocates, and we keep your finances on course to your desired destination no matter what storm lay ahead.

Our Mission

To guide families and businesses through life's successes and challenges with integrity, assisting them in governing their wealth through appropriate professional networks that add value to the bottom line.

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
— Winston Churchill

What We do

  • We help define and implement governance measures for centralizing the many objectives of personal, business and estate/trust planning

  • We work closely in educating families and helping them understand the different directions and options available to them when it comes to managing the assets and planning for the future

  • We monitor portfolio managers and their investment policy statements and then communicate directly with our clients to ensure they fully understand what is happening without overwhelming them. We accomplish this by:

    • Auditing regularly, keeping each investment firm accountable to our clients

    • Addressing crossover of strategies or excess exposure risk when using several investment firms

    • Ensuring our clients are appropriately represented by each of the firms they have hired to manage assets

Meet The owner gerald Martynes


Steering Helm Asset & Wealth Management on a successful course is owner Gerald Martynes. With lifelong experience in the personal wealth management and finance industry, Gerald is the ideal captain for our ship. He attended the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, focusing on Finance and Business Economics then earning his CFP designation before building Helm Asset and Wealth Management into the strong support network it is today. Gerald is uniquely qualified to set a course for wealth preservation for his Alberta friends and neighbours. A firm believer in personal service and hard work, Gerald and Helm Wealth & Asset Management endeavour to approach financial planning with integrity, protecting the wealth you've built as carefully as we would protect our own.

As Executive Financial Consultant at Helm, Gerald has helped many families create cash flow strategies, plan capital and debt management for their businesses, and facilitate tax analysis and estate planning. His extensive network of legal and accounting professionals enables Gerald to steer each family's financial ship into a port ideally suited for their needs and investment goals.

You can find Gerald in Drumheller, Alberta, surrounded by his family and four children. He believes strongly in community and achieving personal success. As an active board member of the Drumheller Housing Association, Gerald helps manage provincial and municipal subsidized housing for local residents. Gerald is active in supporting social services aimed at improving opportunities for children through education and life skills training. You'll find that Gerald's financial teachings start at home,  imparting to his own children the value of good stewardship.

Gerald holds several honours and awards for his achievements in the financial industry. He was named Financial Planner of the Year by the Investors Group, as well as named to their President's Club. He is an accredited investor, Certified Financial Planner, as per the standards of the Financial Planning Standards Council and Advocis member.