Meet our team

Professionals who listen to your needs.

We work together to achieve your goals

Our team of finance and customer service professionals is here to help you manage your wealth. They will help you choose the products best suited to your needs.

We are driven by our passion for helping individuals and businesses build and protect their wealth so that they can leave a lasting legacy.

Our team of experts

Senior Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager

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Mark joined the investment industry as a Wealth Advisor in 1992 after graduating from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He has been focused and committed to implementing strategic and comprehensive wealth management solutions for individuals, business owners, professionals and families for over 28 years. Mark has continued to develop and expand his investment expertise through advanced education and professional development that makes him stand out in the financial industry. He is an accredited Portfolio Manager (PM) since 2007, Chartered Investment Manager (CIM), Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) and a qualified Insurance professional. 

Mark and his team are passionate about offering their clients highly customized advice and solutions. They are truly humbled by the trust and knowledge of their clients and strive to put their heart into everything they do. Mark uses a very personal and focussed approach to help his clients with their unique goals through investment management solutions that are transparent and easy to understand. 

Throughout the years, Mark has been actively connected in Medicine Hat and the surrounding community in his involvement of various charities and social groups including past President of the Cypress Club, City of Medicine Hat Community ARP Committee and Historical Resources Committee. 

Mark is a man of integrity and is dedicated to his family and friends in his personal life. He has been happily married to his wife Jody for 25 years and a dedicated father to their four wonderful children, three sons Luke, Adam and Samuel and daughter Antonina. He enjoys running, cycling, skiing, travelling and exploring new cultures and food and spending quality time with his extended family. 

Insurance products and services are provided by NBF Financial Services (NBFFS). NBFFS is not a Member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF) and Insurance products and services are not protected by the CIPF.

Wendy Beck

Senior Wealth Associate

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Wendy grew up in a farming community northeast of Medicine Hat and made the city her permanent home in 1979. Prior to joining CIBC Wood Gundy and it's predecessors in 1994, she worked in the travel industry and took every opportunity to explore the world. Wendy worked with Mark from 1994 to 2007, and after pursuing other responsabilities in the branch, she came full circle in 2018, returning to join Mark's team.

Wendy provides administrative support for the team and our clients. This inclides preparing for client meetings, maintaining current documentation and working closely with our clients to insure their day-to-day needs are met.

Wendy has a 2 year old Golden Doodle, Archie and a 17 year old cat, Henry to keep her busy. She loves reading, listening to music, crocheting, horseback riding and spending time with her great nieces/nephews.

Karlee Moch, B.Comm

Wealth Associate

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Karlee obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Finance from the University of Saskatchewan. For the past 7 years Karlee has worked within the financial services industry specifically with investments and insurance. Her years of involvement within these facets of the financial industry have provided Karlee with a strong foundation of knowledge and experience that will benefit her career within The Dumanowski Investment Group.

As an Associate, Karlee's role is to provide excellence in service and support to our clients' day to day needs both administratively and assisting Mark in areas of wealth management, insurance, estate needs, tax and financial planning.

Karlee is a hometown girl whose family has lived in the Medicine Hat area including Southern Alberta and South West Saskatchewan for the past century. She grew up on an acreage and has lived both the country and city life and still happily owns her horse Belle, along with her two beloved kittens, Ellie & Beans. Karlee lives an active lifestyle and enjoys her workouts and playing sports such as volleyball. She is an avid and talented musician; playing numerous instruments including piano, guitar and drums.

Karlee's positive attitude and enthusiasm for her role as an Associate has already made her a great asset to our Team.

Our Partners

Cory Papineau, BA, CFP

Senior Advisor, Financial Planning & Advisory Services - National Bank Financial

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Cory has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years, providing clients with accurate, timely and comprehensive financial planning solutions. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba and has obtained the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.

Cory has worked with a wide range of clients, including business owners, professionals, retirees and families. He provides wealth management solutions and financial strategies in the areas of retirement planning, tax planning, cash management, estate and insurance planning. Cory has continually developed his skills and knowledge through education, mentorship and hands-on experience.

Cory’s motto is Plan Well. Live Better. He is an advocate for financial planning as a foundation for helping clients live the life they want to live.

Financial planners are authorized to act in the field of Financial Planning. They exercise their duties for National Bank Financial Inc., a financial planning firm.

Connie Hykaway, B.Comm, LL.B, TEP

Senior Advisor, Estate Planning - National Bank Financial

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Connie Hykaway is one of our wealth management experts who assists clients of National Bank Financial with the preparation and review of their estate plans. With over 20 years of experience in providing estate planning assistance to affluent clients, she provides detailed information so clients can make well-informed decisions based upon their personal, financial and tax situation, their personal priorities and the needs of their estate.  Her goal is to help clients achieve peace of mind by knowing that their affairs are in order.

Connie holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Accounting from the University of Alberta. She is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association and she has her TEP designation from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Connie has two teenage children.  Her current passions include camping and playing pool. She has been an active volunteer with the Calgary Stampede for over a decade.

Bryan Ference, CLU, CHS, EPC

Business Development Manager - National Bank Insurance

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