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Gary Mandel
President, CEO

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(905) 202-8430 ext. 506
gmandel@ifcg.com

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Gary Mandel has been involved in the financial industry since the mid 1980s. In his first year he achieved recognition being called into membership of the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table, and later, Court of the Table. He has maintained his membership status year after year. By 1992 Gary earned the President's Circle Award in recognition of his ongoing success and commitment to excellence in his field. He is a founder and President of Independent Financial Concepts Group Ltd., a managing general agency providing brokerage services and support to hundreds of financial advisers in the greater Toronto area. Gary is a leader who has proven that extensive knowledge in the financial, estate and retirement planning fields is essential to offering a personal commitment to client service.

Gary's client dedication, planning and strategies positively reflect his commitment to providing a full range of products and services with only proven performance records. This approach to service excellence meets the needs of high-net-worth individuals, successful professionals, business owners and retirees.

Reputation and proven expertise in the financial services industry have made Gary a much sought after speaker who has conducted seminars on "Strategies For Financial Security" for such companies as McDonald's Restaurant Corporation and other successful businesses. Gary has developed laser-sharp strategies for tax-advantaged wealth accumulation and preservation. In addition, he focuses on life, health, disability, retirement and business insurance.

Active in his community and a strong believer in family values, Gary is active in fundraising for a variety of charities. He is married and lives with his wife Stacie and their four children in Thornhill.


Testimonials

"We have known Gary Mandel for seven years now. Gary is trustworthy, dedicated and provides exceptional service. No questions are too small! Gary has provided us with great advice for a financially sound future. It is good to have such service and friendship these days."

- Janet Azahdi, R.RN BSCN District Administrator,
  Community Nursing Mike Azahdi, Manager Don Mills, Ontario


"I have had nothing but the most professional and knowledgeable dealings with Gary. His genuine concern and interest in what is best for me was most appreciated."

- Michael Rossman, President, Kiddie Proofer Inc. Toronto, Ontario


"I have done business with Gary Mandel for many years and I've always been impressed with his dedication to his clients and his follow through on their behalf. He unselfishly works hard for you."

- Wayne Kurtz, Vice President Sales & Marketing
  Continental Pant Mfg. Ltd. Downsview, Ontario


"We found Gary to be very attentive to our needs, knowledgeable about his products and concerned about what was important to us. We would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone who has insurance needs."

- Joel Palter & Jane Mc Carthy, Barristers & Solicitors
  Oshawa, Ontario


"My husband and I have been clients of Gary Mandel for twenty years.  I am a Chiropractor and I also have four children. Gary has provided life and disability insurance for me and many of my colleagues.With all of my responsibilities, I simply don?t have time to worry about insurance, even though it is so important in case of any type of health morbidity or mortality. Gary has made it easy to feel confident that I am covered!  We are both very happy with his continued product and service!"

- Marsha Black B.Sc., D.C.  Black's Family Chiropractic - Richmond Hill, Ontario


"I have been a client of Gary's for many years, and have always been impressed by the outstanding and caring service I've received. His thoroughness in even the smallest matters exceeds all expectations; I take great pleasure in recommending Gary to any potential clients."

- Dr. Robert Eisen, D.D.S., City Centre Dental Office -North York, Ontario


"I was very happy with the friendly and knowledgeable service provided by Gary Mandel. I would not hesitate to recommend him to any of my friends or associates. It has been a pleasure to deal with him."

- Robyn & Bob Davies, Owners of Davies Harley Davidson, Inc.
  Richmond Hill, Ontario


"Gary is extremely personable & knowledgeable. He can quickly assess your needs and recommend the appropriate product that would be most appropriate for you. He is always up to date with the most current and effective products and he makes very difficult decisions seem easy. He always accessible and his support staff are not only professional but they are also kept well informed."

- Frank Goldschleger
  President
  Mad Science of Toronto


"Gary Mandel is trustworthy, reliable and responsive to mine and my firm's insurance needs.  I have recommended him to friends and colleagues, as I know he will do an effective job."   

- Eric Grossman
  Partner, Zarek Taylor Grossman Hanrahan LLP


"Many years ago changing circumstances forced my family to re-evaluate our insurance needs. Through a friend we contacted Gary Mandel, a young man who assessed our needs thoroughly and recommended a course of action that has held our family in good stead. Over the years we have come to rely on his expertise on many occasions and remain impressed with his intelligence, dynamism and market savvy."

- John Dawe
  Retired Television Journalist


"Gary Mandel has handled my insurance needs for several years. I consider him very knowledgeable and up to date in the insurance field."

- Susanne Carlascio
  Owner, Wildflowers & Company Inc.