Dean Despas, CIM

Senior Wealth Advisor

The Despas Advisory Group

Wealth Management Professionals

As a Senior Wealth Advisor with National Bank Financial, Dean is the leader of the Despas Advisory Group overseeing the development and management of client investment portfolios while providing leadership to the team delivering valuable advice regarding Retirement Income, Estate and Tax Planning. 

Dean strives to provide his clients with Knowledge, Guidance and Clarity in all aspects of their wealth. He believes that that the key to achieve long term goals is sound investment strategies supported by advice for clients to protect their wealth, business, and family.

Through Dean’s leadership, the Despas Advisory Group provides thoughtful advice, insight and a focus to achieve core goals and satisfy the unique needs of each our clients. Prior to becoming an Investment Advisor, Dean was an Investment Banker and advised publicly traded Canadian companies on mergers and acquisitions, business valuation as well as equity and debt financings. The expertise he gained in fundamental analysis became the foundation of the knowledge that he uses for the benefit of clients of the Despas Advisory Group.

Dean Despas is a 3 rd generation Albertan, is married,and is the proud father of two active boys. His family enjoys spending time together skiing and mountain biking in Alberta and the interior of British Columbia.