Press Release: Stephen Doane Appointed Branch Operations Manager of Assante Hydrostone
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HALIFAX (June 24, 2015) – Assante Hydrostone is pleased to announce that Stephen Doane, FCSI, CIM, PFP has joined the branch as Branch Operations Manager of the Assante Capital Management Ltd. branch. Assante Hydrostone, a collection of branches of Assante Wealth Management, administers over $1 billion in assets on behalf of residents of Atlantic Canada.
“I’m very excited to be appointed head of Assante Hydrostone,” Mr. Doane said. “I look forward to be working with this dynamic, accomplished team and building on their success to accelerate our growth.”
Mr. Doane, a Saint Mary’s University graduate, succeeds Richard Alderman, who joined Assante Capital Management Ltd. in 2000 and was named Branch Manager in 2003. Mr. Alderman remains part of Assante as a full-time financial planner based in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
“We are grateful for the tremendous success we have experienced over the last 15 years, which is largely due to Richard Alderman’s tireless efforts,” says Rob Taylor, Senior Financial Advisor, Assante Capital Management Ltd. “Stephen Doane’s reputation in the finance industry precedes him and we are fortunate to have him spearhead the next stage of our development.”
Before joining Assante, Mr. Doane was Vice-President of Sales at Front Street Capital and prior to that, he managed business development operations for Manulife Securities in Atlantic Canada.
“We’re delighted to welcome Stephen to the Assante team,” said Steven Donald, President of Assante Wealth Management. “He’s an excellent fit for Assante Hydrostone. With his diverse background and proven track record within the industry, we are confident he will make a strong contribution to Assante Hydrostone and its growth.”
Assante Wealth Management is an integrated wealth management firm offering a full range of financial planning services and solutions. Assante approaches financial planning from a team perspective, leveraging a full complement of professionals and experts in various aspects of wealth management to develop complete plans for clients.