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  • 09/26/2023
    Like many Newport employees, Aidan Peacock grew up playing every sport under the sun, with a special love for baseball. The lessons he learned through sports instilled the conviction that teamwork is critical to success. Those beliefs translate to his approach to wealth management. “Too many ... Keep Reading "Aidan Peacock" >
  • 08/10/2023
    Hockey was Scott’s passion growing up, yet he admits that the sport didn’t come easy. “I was never the fastest or the most skilled, so I relied heavily on my relentless drive and competitive nature to play at the highest level I possibly could,” he says. That commitment led to a hockey ... Keep Reading "Scott Campbell" >
  • 08/10/2023
    Mark recalls money being a constant topic of conversation around the dinner table when he and his parents first arrived to Canada as new immigrants. While he didn’t fully understand at the time that his parents were making do with very little, it gave root to the idea that financial stability ... Keep Reading "Mark Aloysius" >
  • 08/02/2023
    Dára’s path to a career in financial services started in a less-than-traditional manner. She was in dental school, completing her third year as an intern, and would often find herself watching the markets and financial news on TVs in the dental office. “I realized that the macroeconomic ... Keep Reading "Dára Salamah" >
  • 11/02/2022
    Although Erika grew up in the investment industry through her family’s business, her path to a successful career in finance did not follow a typical route. She pursued her passion for the arts with an undergraduate degree in Art History and a fledging career in the not-for-profit world. When an ... Keep Reading "Erika Friesen" >
  • 06/04/2021
    While Richard Colton spent plenty of time at his family’s auto repair business as a kid, he never mastered the finer points of auto mechanics. Instead, while his brother went on to be the family’s 3rd generation business owner, Richard took a different path, and followed his mother’s footsteps ... Keep Reading "Richard Colton" >
  • 03/24/2020
    Born and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria, Katia moved to Canada, shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, to pursue her university education and a life of better opportunities. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (with specialization in Finance) at the Schulich School of ... Keep Reading "Katia Ivanova" >
  • 09/24/2018
    At a young, impressionable age, Amélie remembers her dad reviewing company financial statements with her and explaining why he was making certain investment decisions. With three children in the family, including her handicapped older brother, she recalls many family discussions about financial ... Keep Reading "Amélie Beauregard" >
  • 06/26/2018
    During the 2008 financial crisis, Michael learnt that a close family member had panicked and sold her entire portfolio close to the market bottom. As a young investor himself, Michael worked with her to help find professional advice that catered to her investor temperament. The advice she ... Keep Reading "Michael Southern" >
  • 10/26/2016
    Kyle’s interest in the financial markets started at the breakfast table. “My dad would read the business section every morning and I recall being fascinated by the very idea of the stock market. Although it didn’t make much sense to me at first, I was determined to understand that section of ... Keep Reading "Kyle A. Smith" >