Our Advisors

The partners who guide our firm & their team of experts

PWM staff

One team of specialists focused on you.
Committed to professionalism – and your financial success.

 

Prairie Wealth Management’s team of highly educated, skilled and dedicated financial services professionals is driven by a sincere passion to help you succeed. What’s more, professional ethics and integrity are woven into all aspects of our day-to-day operations. Each team member is committed to a strict code of ethics and guided by shared core values, a strong culture and experienced leadership.

“Our team shares a vision for a better way of delivering financial services and brings a proven pool of experience and industry insight.”  Sean Meshke

Kevin Hegedus

Kevin Hegedus, CFP®, CIM

Portfolio Manager
Executive Director, Private Client Group
Senior Investment Advisor
HollisWealth, a Division of Scotia Capital Inc.
Insurance Advisor, HollisWealth Insurance Agency Ltd.

Prairie Wealth Management founder and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® Professional Kevin Hegedus has helped build the portfolios of many Saskatchewan investors since entering the financial industry in 1991. He believes, above all, in the strength of a great team and – as quarterback for the firm and Senior Investment Advisor with Scotia Capital Inc. – draws on the strength and support of a diverse group of specialists including a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Chartered Accountant, an insurance specialist and a client relations department. Together, they work to provide clients with the most comprehensive financial planning process available in the industry.

Kevin Haakensen

Kevin Haakensen, BComm, CIM, FMA, FCSI, CFA®

Portfolio Manager
Senior Investment Advisor
Executive Director, Private Client Group
HollisWealth, a Division of Scotia Capital Inc.
Insurance Advisor, HollisWealth Insurance Agency Ltd.

A partner at the firm, Kevin Haakensen joined in 2008. While honing his skills at a boutique firm for 10 years and obtaining his CFA charter and three other professional designations, he helped develop financial plans, investment, succession and complex tax strategies for a variety of high calibre Canadian companies. Before joining Prairie Wealth Management, he provided start-up companies in Saskatchewan with business mentoring, financial strategies and seed stage venture capital funding. He is well versed in all stages of the business development and succession cycles with entrepreneurs, multi-generational companies and farm families.

Sean Meshke

Sean Meshke, BComm, CFA®

Investment Advisor
HollisWealth, a Division of Scotia Capital Inc.

Sean is committed to building client relationships and is driven by helping clients reach their financial goals. A Bachelor of Commerce graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, majoring in Finance, he honed his business skills over nearly two decades, providing analysis to both a financial institution and telecommunications company. Sean has also attained what’s considered the most rigorous and coveted designation in national and international finance and investment analysis: the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, ranked by The Economist as “the gold standard among investment analysis designations.”

Mike Tornopolski

Mike Tornopolski, CPA, CA, MPACC

Investment Advisor
HollisWealth, a Division of Scotia Capital Inc.

A native of Winnipeg, Mike completed his Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Manitoba. He then moved to Saskatoon to pursue a CA designation and Master of Professional Accounting at the University of Saskatchewan then articled with Deloitte. Mike’s passion and expertise in personal financial planning include valuation and business advisory services, financial statement preparation, corporate and personal tax preparation and planning.

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Chris Kostyk, BComm, CPA, CA

Chartered Professional Accountant

Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan. He obtained his CA while articling at Deloitte LLP and, prior to joining our team, worked in the resource and public sectors. His experience includes personal and corporate tax preparation and planning, fi nancial reporting, audit and assurance, risk analysis and project valuations. Chris will soon become a fully licensed Investment Advisor.

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Kristen Brewer

Insurance Advisor
HollisWealth Insurance Agency Ltd.

Kristen excels at providing customized risk management solutions for both personal and corporate clients. With a young family of her own, she is passionate about helping you protect your assets and wealth against a financial loss due to unexpected injury, illness or death. Her personal approach to insurance helps you choose the products and services most appropriate to your specifi c needs and stages in life.