TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Assante Wealth Management, along with 10 Assante advisory practices, have announced a one-year partnership with the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. The partnership includes sponsorship of various events that will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the 150th anniversary of Confederation and more.
Notably, Assante will be the single presenting sponsor of the 2017 Moonlight Gala and the lead partner for Canada's 150th anniversary celebration at the gallery as well as the Higher States: Lawren Harris and his American Contemporaries exhibit.
As part of the partnership, 10 Assante wealth advisors are proud to represent the Assante Group of Seven named after iconic Canadian painters the Group of Seven, which eventually included 10 members.
The Assante Group of Seven Wealth Advisors includes: Tina Tehranchian of Richmond Hill; Jay Papernick of Toronto; Wayne Lang of Toronto; Alex Carter of Toronto; Janine Purves of Richmond Hill; Gillian Stovel Rivers of Burlington; Michael Taglieri of Burlington; Glenda Baker and Sheila Munch of Oshawa; Dean Taylor of Collingwood; and Ron Nicksy of Etobicoke. Ms. Tehranchian is also chair of the 2017 Moonlight Gala.
"We are delighted to be partnering with the McMichael in a year-long celebration of Canada, its art and its people," said Steven Donald, President of Assante Wealth Management. "We are also proud to have our own Assante Group of Seven Wealth Advisors who share an immense passion for Canadian art. The McMichael is close to the heart of many of our advisors and clients and we look forward to an exciting year filled with milestones to celebrate."
Assante Group of Seven Wealth Advisor Jay Papernick said: "We are thrilled at the chance to partner with the McMichael. The events we are sponsoring are a great way to celebrate Canada, the arts and the great tradition of the McMichael. The McMichael has always been a special place, a complete experience for both the art enthusiast and novice alike."
The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is an agency of the Government of Ontario and acknowledges the support of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and the McMichael Canadian Art Foundation. It is the foremost venue in the country showcasing the Group of Seven. In addition to touring exhibitions, its permanent collection consists of over 6,000 artworks by Canadian artists, including paintings by the Group of Seven and their contemporaries, as well as First Nations, Métis and Inuit artists. The gallery is located on 100 acres of northern landscape and hiking trails in Kleinburg, Ontario.
Assante Wealth Management is one of the largest Canadian professional services firms in wealth management, supporting 750 advisors who oversee approximately $34 billion in assets for 300,000 clients and their families nationwide. Assante provides its clients with a complete approach to planning that incorporates all aspects of their financial lives – combining investment management with financial, estate, tax and insurance planning as well as risk management. Assante is a subsidiary of CI Financial Corp. (TSX: CIX), a financial services company with $155.6 billion in assets as of January 31, 2017.
SOURCE Assante Wealth Management
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