Scott Harris is a Wealth & Estate Planning Advisor and co-founder of Stonehaven Financial Group. With 19 years of experience working with high-performing entrepreneurs and professionals from across the country, he helps clients grow and secure their wealth by taking action on every advantage available to strengthen their position.
Having studied History and Economics at the University of British Columbia, Scott was attracted to the financial services business as an opportunity to practice in a field where he could have a significant positive impact on the lives of those he serves.
Scott began his career in Vancouver, British Columbia working with one of the largest insurance companies in Canada. In 1999 he moved his practice to Toronto and co-founded Stonehaven Financial Group Inc (SFG) as an independent boutique comprehensive financial advisory firm. Today, SFG is a full-service, multi-advisor firm offering solutions for strategic Wealth Management, Multigenerational Wealth Transfer, Estate Planning, Corporate Planning and Employee Benefit Services. In 2009, in order to serve a growing need for wider investment choice and improve on their full-service platform, SFG enhanced its offering to clients by aligning with HollisWealth, an Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) Registered Investment Dealer.
Scott is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), a Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA), a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), a Member of the Conference for Advanced Life Underwriting (CALU) and an approved Investment Advisor (IA). He is a Gold Century Initiative (CI) member of Advocis, Canada’s largest association of professional advisors and also serves as a Steward for the CI. With a specific interest in the development of strong educational programs for the financial services business, he has assisted industry boards and committees with these programs. He has served on the Advocis Committee for the Ontario School Program and been a returning guest speaker at the schools. Scott is also a member of the Advisory Council for the Wealth and Estate Planning Group.
In the community Scott’s volunteer work has included hands-on participation at North York General Hospital, coaching house league & AAA minor hockey and house league baseball and soccer, along with mentoring students at University of Toronto. Scott has also served on the Board at his golf club and was a two term President.
Scott resides in Aurora with his wife and two children. He enjoys many things in life, including all sports, good food, travel and coaching.
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