Growing up in a close-knit Winnipeg family, Don’s passion for working with people developed early in his life. After following in his father’s footsteps and choosing to study education, he quickly realized that his true calling was helping people with their financial well-being.
Since then, he has dedicated his working life to helping clients achieve financial independence.
Don graduated from the University of Manitoba with an Advanced Degree in Economics. In addition, he holds the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designation.
With more than two decades as a trusted investment advisor based in Winnipeg, Don’s clients can expect a personalized experience based on his hard work, strong values and service promise. Don and his team, The Minarik Group, are focused on helping affluent individuals and families focus on living and enjoying what matters most to them.
A lifelong resident of Winnipeg, Don lives in the community with his wife and two children. He has strong ties to the local community, including volunteering with charitable organizations and dedicating innumerable hours to coaching youth hockey and football over the years. An avid sports enthusiast, Don plays hockey and golf and is a loyal follower of Liverpool FC and the Kansas City Chiefs.
At The Minarik Group, we respect and recognize that selecting an advisor to trust with your wealth is one of the most important decisions you will make. We are dedicated to our objective of meeting and exceeding your expectations.
As your advisory team, we create customized wealth strategies to help you achieve ﬁnancial independence, now and for years to come. Helping people is the foundation of everything we do. Our goal is to help you ensure your wealth is aligned with your goals.
It’s your wealth. We manage it that way.
Your circumstances differ from all others and your goals are your own. Recognizing this is the ﬁrst step in our service commitment. Our process is collaborative and focused on client involvement. Our simple, fee-based pricing model is clear and transparent, leaving nothing to the imagination.
There's an old saying in medicine that says a proper diagnosis is 50% of the cure.
We get to know you and what matters.
We Create a personalized wealth plan focused on your aspirations for the future.
Acting as your personal CFO, we put every element of your plan into action.
We continually monitor the progress of your plan, adjusting as needed.
We welcome questions and do our best to pick up the phone when you call.