Meet Our Team of Ottawa Financial Planners

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Jason Dashnay

Managing Partner and Wealth Coach

As a Wealth Coach, Jason offers comprehensive financial planning advice for professionals, successful business owners and their families. Aspire Wealth Group was created from his passion for helping people with their finances. With over 17 years in managing client relations, Jason’s main focus is creating solutions to help people accomplish their lifelong goals.

In his down time, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family around the lake and taking his kids for a skate on the hockey rink.

“Be fearful when others are greedy and only be greedy when others are fearful.” ~ Warren Buffett

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Nic Anstis

Managing Partner and Wealth Coach

Nic is aggressively passionate about engaging people who are committed to actively achieving their financial goals.

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

Cédric Larigaldie

Wealth Coach

Aspire Wealth Group Inc is pleased to announce that Cédric Larigaldie has joined the Aspire team as a Wealth Coach.

Born in France, Cédric is fully bilingual with a proven track record of success as a business owner and as an advisor. He has spent the last 6 years as a Financial Advisor with Freedom 55 where he has assisted business owners, professionals and their families in implementing financial plans.

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Cédric volunteers his time with the French Catholic School Board where he educates our youth on personal financial topics. He can be seen each month on TV Rogers (in French) as the Financial Expert where he educates viewers on the various tools available for building and protecting your wealth.

In his down time he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

“A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” ~ Bruce Lee


Dongyup Shin

Client Care Associate - Investments

Dongyup (a.k.a Don) was born in South Korea. He earned several scholarships, graduating with a double major in Economics and English at Sungkyunkwan University, one of the best schools in South Korea. After a seven-year career in Seoul, South Korea, he moved to Ottawa, Canada.

Since Dongyup joined the Financial industry in Canada, he has applied best practices to the position through adherence to accuracy and detail with absolute dedication to client services. He understands the importance of financial preparation and how financial products must be customized for each client.

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