T: (514) 288-7979 #236
President of Botica Financial Group since 1997, Mr. Assayag has developed extensive expertise in estate, tax and corporate financial planning. He is often called upon by various professionals for his independent opinion, advice and solutions for complicated financial planning situations.
Mr. Assayag is an Actuary and holds a Bachelor in Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences from the University of Montreal. Prior to joining Botica, he spent seven years working as a pricing and marketing actuary and as Vice-President of sales amongst leading insurance companies. In these capacities, he developed new insurance products, innovative sales concepts, and acquired a broad proficiency in training sales force personnel.
Executive vice president – Investments
T: (514) 288-7979 #225
Mr. Mannarino has over 20 years of experience in the investment field with a specialization in managing client investment portfolios. His primary objective is to construct individualized portfolios that dually satisfy the clients investment needs and cater to their future investment goals. His method includes strategically pairing products and concepts to meet the client’s personal investment demands and maintaining a keen awareness and understanding of new market trends.
His industry experience ranges from holding Vice President of Sales positions at leading Insurance and Mutual fund companies. This experience has allowed him to accumulate extensive knowledge of the industry’s products and concepts. Ultimately, enabling him to guide and assist advisors in their sales process.
A graduate of Concordia University, Mr. Mannarino has continued to hone his knowledge and expertise over the years through several recognized professional designations. He is also a member of the Responsible Investment Association (RIA) and is a has a RIS accreditation
Furthermore, Mr. Mannarino understands the rapid and volatile economic environment in which he operates. It is this comprehension coupled with his collaboration with some of the top investment portfolio managers in Canada, that permits him to recognize the best investment, tax, cash flow and estate planning solutions for his clients.
Executive vice president – Insurance
T: (514) 288-7979 #222
Mr. Benamron joined Botica in August of 2021. A Concordia University graduate of
Commerce, he comes with over 20 years experience in the insurance industry having
worked at other reputable managing general agencies in Montreal. He brings with him his expertise as a vice president in sales and advanced markets.
His position at Botica gives him the opportunity to implement his vision on personnel management, what the future of a general agency should be, and how brokers should be recognized. He uses a hands-on approach to ensure that independent brokers give an excellent experience through personalized service and advising.
Vice-President - Sales
T: (514) 288-7979 #226
Ms. Provost joined Botica Financial Group in 1990 and is responsible for advisors development and support.
Her extensive knowledge of the industry’s products and concepts enables her to guide and assist advisors in their sales process. She analyzes products and concepts to fit specific client needs and upholds awareness of new market trends. Prior to joining Botica she occupied several head office positions amongst leading insurance companies.
Vice-President - Investments
T: (514) 288-7979 #227
Mr. Attard joined Botica Financial Group in 2001. With over 20 years of experience in the field of managing client investment portfolios, his main goal is to build and manage retirement portfolios for high net worth families.
Mr. Attard holds a Bachelor in Sciences from McGill University, as well as graduate studies in accountancy and Financial Planning (CFP trademark). He frequently gives seminars to individuals and corporate clients on the complexities of Financial planning.
In a fast moving and quickly changing economic environment, Mr. Attard finds the best investment, tax, cash flow and estate planning solutions for his clients by working closely with some of the top investment porfolio managers in Canada.
Marc Beaudoin, FSA,FICA
Vice-President - Group Insurance
T: (514) 288-7979 #102
Mr. Beaudoin joined Botica in 2023. He comes with 17 years of experience in the group insurance industry, including key growth leader and large client segment leader roles in a large actuarial consulting firm. In these positions, Mr. Beaudoin was responsible for growth, profitability, client solutions and personnel management for the province of Quebec. Mr. Beaudoin has extensive experience in devising innovative group insurance and well-being solutions for a wide range of organisations. His expertise includes the design of traditional and flexible group insurance programs, the negotiation of optimal terms and conditions for clients through marketing and annual renewal processes, and the implementation of optimized risk sharing arrangements to the benefit of his clients. In addition to continuing to work with larger clients, his position at Botica gives him the opportunity to implement his vision of allowing small to mid-sized businesses benefit from the various advantages often considered to be reserved for larger companies. Mr. Beaudoin and his team are committed to bringing the top level of technical expertise and customer service to our group insurance clients. Mr. Beaudoin ensures that our independent brokers receive an excellent experience through personalized service and advising which will allow them to maintain and grow their group insurance portfolios. Mr. Beaudoin is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. He holds a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from Concordia University with a minor in Computer Science. He is a long-time volunteer with the Society of Actuaries, and was recently named the next Chair of the Society of Actuaries Exam FM (Financial Mathematics) Committee.
Chief Compliance Officer Financial Security Advisor/ Financial Planner
T: (514) 288-7979 #240
Director of New Business and Policy Service – Insurance
T: (514) 288-7979 #234
Coordinator of New Business and Policy Services – Insurance
T: (514) 288-7979 #223
Coordinator of New Business and Policy Services - Insurance
T: (514) 288-7979 #285
New Business and Customer Service Assistant - Insurance
T: (514) 288-7979 #277
Specialist – Contracting and Commissions
T: (514) 288-7979 #275
Administrative Assistant – Investment Products
T: (514) 288-7979 #239