Mario began in the financial services industry in 2006, working part time in Cambridge within a bank, prior to his graduation. In 2008 Mario moved to Toronto working in a private equity company which created mutual funds, private equity/debt investments, and hedge funds with the core of his role dedicated to working with portfolio managers and educating investment brokers/institutional investors on the inner workings of these investment structures. After 6 years of working in senior role within Toronto’s financial district as Vice President, he moved back home to Cambridge in 2014 with his growing family.
Mario obtained an Advanced Diploma Business Administration Financial Planning and achieved his first designation of a Financial Management Advisor (FMA®) in 2007. By 2012 he completed a Certification in Small Business Advisory. In 2017 Mario attained his second designation, Personal Financial Planner (PFP®), and has continued to expend on credentials in 2019 with the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation. Most recently he added the Responsible Investment Specialist (RIS®) designation in 2020.
In addition to group benefit and pension clients, Mario assists individuals and families in understanding the complexities of personal finance by providing one-on-one financial advice around investments, tax planning, risk management, estate planning by creating comprehensive financial plans.