Chantal Marr is President of LSM Insurance, where she is in charge of product development. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Laval University in Quebec and continued her studies at the University of Western Ontario, where she completed her Bachelor of Education. Chantal is a member of the Independent Financial Brokers of Canada, which gives her the flexibility to deal with all major insurance companies. She is committed to providing her clients with the highest level of individual service coupled with expert advice. Client trust and dedication to excellence continues to be the hallmark of both her personal and professional life. Chantal is fluent in both English and French.
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Lorne was born in Toronto, Ontario. He started in the life insurance industry in 1993, with Metropolitan Life after completing his MBA at the University of Windsor and has been helping families and business owners meet their insurance needs for over 20 years. He has won numerous sales and services awards and has appeared in the Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, The Toronto Sun, The Investment Executive and Money Sense Magazine.
For more info on Lorne Marr, read Lorne’s Background.
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Elisabeth was born and grew up in Haiti before heading to France where she completed a Masters Degree in Economics at the University of Aix-En Provence. Elisabeth is trilingual (French, English and Creole) and enjoys putting her strong organizational and communication skills to work helping clients. Elisabeth has her life insurance license and takes a deep interest in natural nutrition.
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Jack was born and raised in Canada and studied at York University in Toronto, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts. Extensive additional education and professional experience in finance and debt management. He’s recently been cited as an expert on the area of high-risk life insurance cases in CBC News article. Jack is also bilingual (English and French) and is keen tennis player and traveler.
To learn how and why he entered this industry in the first place, read Jack’s story.
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Aman seeks to build lasting relationships with his clients and use his skills to help his clients achieve the best value for their money. He feels that insurance stems from an emotional urge to protect your loved ones. It further represents the act of responsibility, compassion and high moral character that makes you look outside of a domain which is self centred.
Born and raised in London, Ontario Mark’s goal is to provide his community with the financial acumen and peace of mind that comes from sound financial advice. Mark is often a guest speaker on the Rogers Cable 13 television show “Planmar Financial Forum.”, and provides a free a quarterly investment newsletter for those looking to increase their financial IQ. Mark is Bachelor of Commerce graduate of McMaster University, and recently received his Certified Financial Planner designation.
William was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. As former life insurance and long-term care advisor for the Knights of Columbus – the world‘s largest Catholic fraternal service organization – he is well versed in the changing needs of Canada‘s aging population.
Tamara was born in Sudbury ON and moved frequently while growing up. Living in cities such as Kingston, Peterborough, London, Timmins, North Bay, Whitby and North York, she developed a deep appreciation for Canada and all things Canadian. After achieving the BPHE, Tamara went on to complete the MBA program in finance and marketing at York. In 1998 she completed the Certified Financial Planner designation and spent 12 years training and mentoring new advisors in the industry. Tamara still keep up to date attending many seminars and courses each year. As a graduate in physical and health education she is very interested in fitness, nutrition and leading an active lifestyle.
Andrew has always gladly called Toronto home. As a proud father of two girls, age five and seven, Andrew focuses much of his spare time around them, just as his own father did when Andrew was growing up. After graduating at the top of his class at the Business Studies Program at Seneca College, Andrew decided to follow in his father’s footsteps helping the community in their personal insurance needs. Hard work and commitment have made Andrew one of Canada’s leading advisors in Critical Illness solutions. His 25 years of professional experience in the critical illness insurance sector means Andrew brings a unique perspective and wealth of specialized knowledge to LSM.
Chad specializes in helping Business Owners and Professionals replace income in the event of injury, sickness & death. Chad is an expert in the areas of Disability Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance and Life Insurance. Chad began his insurance career in 2003 with the largest Disability Insurance carrier in North America (UnumProvident). He spent 8 years there specializing in Group and Individual Living Benefits. He worked as a top consultant to help Insurance and Investment Advisors when their clients required Living Benefit Insurance Solutions.
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Noor was born in India and moved several times with her family during her childhood. After acquiring a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Delhi, she spent many years in Central Asia and Russia where she taught English as a foriegn language. Living and working amidst varied ethnic groups instilled in Noor a deep understanding and respect of different cultures.
After a distinguished career in telecommunications that saw Richard travel the world leading seminars on the technical aspects of telephone networks and the internet, he began his life insurance career in 2003, initially with London Life, and ultimately as an independent broker, contracted with 23 companies, and licensed in 7 provinces. He is known locally as Mr. Spreadsheet for the many innovative Excel spreadsheets he has created, and to which he attributes many insights into the many plans available, not commonly known in the industry.
Bill has a member of the financial industry for the past 30 years. Prior to joining us he was a branch manager for a major financial services company based in Calgary Alberta. During that period he took leadership rolls working with his advisors to help their clientele reach their financial goals while continuing to work with his own clients and helping them achieve financial success.
Bill moved to Calgary in 1978 from southern Ontario. He is very actively involved in his community and the life insurance industry. He is a past president of community association, Knights of Columbus, and supporter of various charities within the Calgary area. Bill enjoys all types of sports and time with his family.
Darlene was raised on the family farm in small town Saskatchewan. She attended the University of Alberta and then returned home to run a small family business. In 1998 the business was sold and Darlene and her family moved to Alberta to a small community outside of Calgary. For the first few years Darlene was a stay at home mom. In 2000 Darlene was approached to enter the financial services industry. Darlene saw a shortage of high quality people within the industry and viewed this as a unique opportunity to use her zest for helping people to build a successful practice.
Darlene also gives back to her community; she was a mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters for many years and financially support various charities.
Eric B. Watchorn
Eric offers a professional focus for his clients in order to encompass both their personal & business risks. In addition, his solid wealth creation strategies will work in any market environment. Being a family man, and a father, has helped him realize personal risks that must be considered & addressed for any serious long-term financial activity. His experience as a trader, international educator, business owner and fund manager has helped Eric actively manage multiple risk scenarios in the markets simultaneously. He has spent time on the NYSE floor; enjoyed membership with the NASD; and has worked with the most liquid trading firms in the world through several market adjustments.
Born and raised in BC’s Lower Mainland, Casey graduated from UBC in 2002 and has worked in financial services ever since. After university he spent six years with one of the world’s largest banks, both here in Canada, and abroad in Australia. After a stint in international banking, Casey spent a further six years with a financial planning company in Vancouver. Being an entrepreneur, he has always wanted his own business and in 2014 he founded Camlife Financial. Casey holds a professional financial planning designation and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute. Casey helps families, individuals and business owners with their financial planning, insurance and investment needs. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, snowboarding, fitness and spending time with his wife and young daughter.
Vera graduated from Simon Fraser University with Degrees in Economics and Spanish. She has been working in the Financial Services Industry since 1995, mainly as an Independent Insurance Broker with access to all major Canadian Insurance carriers. As a member of the Independent Financial Brokers of Canada, she is part of a unified group of financial services professionals who adhere to a Code of Ethics and adopt Principles that protect consumer interests.
Jack Bendahan is a senior Toronto Life Insurance broker and Life Insurance Canada expert, serving clients all across Toronto and the GTA for many years. He has been working in the finance industry for over 15 years in the sectors of debt management, and personal finance and have been a member of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization.
Jerome has been in the life insurance business since 1985. He has worked in several capacities as a manager, training and hiring numerous agents. After his management career Jerome began to focus on building relationships and helping protecting the financial future of my clients, with a focus on life insurance and how it can change peoples lives.
In 2012, Phyllis began her Life Insurance career guiding families to purchase mortgage life insurance that would secure their home and financial future. Phyllis believes in a holistic approach, listening to and understanding her clients needs and then informing them on the various insurance products available to them. Thus, she empowers her clients to choose the best insurance coverage and solutions based on their financial goals. Critical Illness insurance is near and dear to Phyllis' heart, as she is a cancer survivor for over 26 years. She feels everyone should have Critical Illness insurance.
Malcolm is an insurance and investment professional that focuses his attention on the family and hard-to-insure market. He enjoys working with individuals or families who are looking at insurance for the first time or haven't met with an advisor in a while and just need a good review. In his free time, he spends quality time with family and friends and is an avid entrepreneur who loves to teach others about business and financial education.
The above Insurance Consultants are independent Brokers and NOT an employees of LSM insurance or representing LSM Insurance