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At Innovative Financial Group we believe that proper planning is the key to financial freedom and independence. We believe in building long-term realtionships with our clients by providing long-term strategies for wealth accumulation and risk protection.


The cornerstone of our philosophy is perserverence; our decades-long experience in the financial market has taught us that the most effective investment strategy is to faithfully follow a consistent plan based on fundamental strengths. This philosophy has produced outstanding gains for our clients in the past, and we continue to apply it today. 

We aspire to be the partner of choice for individuals and businesses seeking financial security, growth and self-determination. We strive to serve the diverse needs of our clients with the financial products, services and advice that is most appropriate for their unique situation.


Carmine Mazzotta

Licensed Trust and Estate Practitioner

Justin Mazzotta

C.P.A   C.M.A


Our Preferred Professional Resources

Steve is a financial advisor and planning expert at Rose & Associates, a close partner of Innovative Financial Group. He has been delivering personalized financial advice to investors and other clients since 1987. Steve specializes in creating holistic financial plans which account for every dimension of a client's life, and managing the implementation of those plans proactively over the long term. His individualized, hands-on approach has allowed Steve to achieve an overall above-average rate of return through multiple market cycles.

Stephane Rose

Donna is an energetic, experienced advisor and co-leads all planning and strategy development at Rose & Associates. She has been an integral part of the Rose team since 1996. She is an active manager, quick to respond when clients have questions. She’s also a people person, taking the time to check in, catch up and make sure clients feel not only well served but also well cared for.

Donna believes that the key to personal investing lies in stability of mindset; following through on a financial plan is just as important than the plan itself.

Donna Richardson

Gregory Sanders is head of Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall’s Tax Law Group. A graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and a Chartered Professional Accountant, Gregory has almost 30 years in private client tax law. Businesses and individuals looking to enhance and preserve their net worth benefit from Gregory’s expertise in all key tax related areas: tax and estate planning, dealing with CRA, tax dispute resolution, Canada-US planning and international tax.  Gregory also assists not-for profit entities and charities in ensuring their compliance with corporate and tax laws.

Gregory Sanders

Some of Our Preferred Managers

"Events change quickly.  People don’t.  Recognizing those moments of change allow me to find opportunities that traditional investors overlook."


Mark has 25 years' experience in the investment industry and holds an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and a BBA from Columbia University. He manages the Fidelity Special Situations Funds among others.

Mark Schmehl

Noah has established himself as one of the premier US and global growth fund managers, a reputation that is further strengthened by a twenty-year track record of success and numerous industry awards. At the Morningstar Canadian Investment Awards, both Dynamic Power American Growth Fund and Dynamic Power Global Growth Class were twice recognized as winners in the Best US Equity Fund and Best Global Equity Fund categories, with the latter winning back to back awards in 2010 and 2011. Alongside his mutual funds, Noah manages two hedge funds – Dynamic Alpha Performance Fund, a conservatively managed hedge fund designed to protect capital wealth, and Dynamic Global Growth Opportunities Fund, which is managed with the goal of delivering superior long-term equity or equity-related returns.

Noah BlackStein

Oscar brings to the Dynamic team 34 years of business, operational and investment experience as a money manager, asset manager, developer and corporate banker. Prior to joining Dynamic, he spent seven years at The Prudential Insurance Company of America, where he rose to the position of Vice President of Property Investments. In this role, he was responsible for their Canadian investment portfolio of 43 commercial properties totalling 5.6 million square feet. Oscar graduated in 1980 with an Honours B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario. He has his Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.

Oscar Belaiche

Joel co-manages Fidelity NorthStar® Fund and Fidelity Global Intrinsic Value Class as well as an equity subportfolio manager for Fidelity NorthStar® Balanced Fund and Fidelity American Balanced Fund. Joel also manages Fidelity Low-Priced Stock Fund and Fidelity Series Intrinsic Opportunities Fund, for U.S. investors. Joel joined Fidelity in 1986 as an equity analyst covering the tobacco, coal, natural gas, personal care products and appliance industries. He later served as portfolio assistant on Fidelity OTC Portfolio, a fund available to U.S. investors. Before coming to Fidelity, Joel spent four years as a financial futures research analyst at Drexel Burnham Lambert in Chicago. He began his investment career in 1980 as an equity analyst with Value Line Investment Survey.

Joel Tillinghast

Steve MacMillan is a portfolio manager at Fidelity Investments. He manages Fidelity Small Cap America Fund and Fidelity American Equity Fund and an equity subportfolio for Fidelity American Balanced Fund.

Steve joined Fidelity in 2008 as a research analyst responsible for analyzing and recommending securities in the banking and diversified financials sectors.

Before joining Fidelity, Steve was a portfolio manager for KBSH Capital Management. His responsibilities included managing small-cap portfolios, focusing on equities in the U.S. and North America.

Steve earned a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

Steve MacMillan

The Portfolio seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in global companies with strong competitive positions, defendable barriers to entry, long-term growth prospects and competent management teams. Our team of portfolio managers acquires ownership stakes in these companies at prices below its assessment of their true value.

EdgePoint Investment Team  

Dan Bastasic, Senior Vice President, Investments, is the lead portfolio manager for the iA Clarington Strategic family of funds as well as the IA Clarington Tactical Income Fund. Dan joined iA Clarington in 2011. His expertise is in the equity and equity-income categories along with the high yield and investment grade corporate bond sectors. Prior to joining iA Clarington, Dan was a lead portfolio manager on several fixed income, equity income and balanced mandates at a large Canadian investment firm. Previously, Dan was an analyst at a large Canadian utility company. Dan has over 20 years of investment experience. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (finance) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University Of Windsor, a Chartered Financial Analyst designation (CFA), and is a member of the Toronto CFA Society.

Dan Bastasic

Dennis Mitchell joined Starlight Capital in March 2018 as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Dennis has over 15 years of experience in the investment industry and has held executive positions with Sprott Asset Management, serving as Senior Vice-President and Senior Portfolio Manager, and Sentry Investments, serving as Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer.

Dennis received the Brendan Wood International Canadian TopGun Award in 2009, 2010, and 2011 and the Brendan Wood International 2012 Canadian TopGun Team Leader Award. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Business Valuator designations and earned a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University in 2002 and an Honors Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1998.

Dennis Mitchell

The listing of investment managers on this site is not meant to constitute or replace investment advice. Each individual investor has specific needs which may not be met by the investment style of any or all of the investment managers listed above. Speak to a licensed investment advisor before investing in mutual funds.


The contents of this website does not constitute an offer or solicitation for residents in the United States or in any other jurisdiction where either Innovative Financial Group is not registered or permitted to conduct business. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values fluctuate frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

Insurance products, and other related financial services are provided by Innovative Financial  Group as independent insurance agents.


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