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Meet our experienced team of professionals

Our team of seasoned professionals have diverse experience helping clients produce a better financial future.

We help our clients make appropriate decisions that produce financial independence and the freedom, peace of mind and security that ensue. We strive to be the planner of choice for our clients, their families and the people they care about.

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Jason Forrest

President & CEO, Life Insurance Advisor, Fortress Financial Group Inc. 1nl1Senior Investment Advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Jason Forrest

President & CEO, Life Insurance Advisor, Fortress Financial Group Inc.
Senior Investment Advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated

From a young age, Jason expressed a keen interest in the financial services industry and has been providing top quality advice to his clients since 1997. 

As a fully licensed IIROC Investment and Insurance Advisor, Jason brings over 20 years of experience to his business and is proud to have grown to be one of Manulife Securities Incorporated. top 150 advisors in Canada. He accredits this success to his relentless efforts of going the extra mile, the pursuit of uncovering his clients’ needs and then providing them with highly tax-focused solutions. 

In 2012, Jason established Fortress Financial Group Inc. which has grown into a team of specialists providing a wide range of services and resources for our clients. Our team works diligently with each client to ensure their personalized financial solutions stays on track for success!

Although Jason’s business is rooted in a passion for helping others, this also translates into his community outreach. A former Lion’s Club member and currently a member of the Saskatoon Progress Club, Jason cares deeply for our local community and actively invests his time and resources to helping local charities. 

Jason has been married to his wonderful wife Linda since 2001 and they have two grown children Tyler and Courtney. When they aren’t travelling the globe learning about new cultures and history, they can be found relaxing at the lake, enjoying the company of family and friends. 


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Mark Cameron B.A (Econ), CFP®, CIM®, FCSI®

Insurance & Investment Advisor

Mark Cameron B.A (Econ), CFP®, CIM®, FCSI®

Life Insurance advisor, Manulife Securities Insurance Inc.
Investment advisor & branch manager, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Mark began his career shortly after graduating from the University of Regina where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Prior to joining Manulife Securities Incorporated as an IIROC investment Advisor, Mark enjoyed a distinguished career with a Major Canadian Bank. With over 30 years of industry experience, Mark has dedicated himself to continuing his education and has obtained a number of prestigious  designations such as the highly recognized CFP® Certified Financial Planner designation, among others. 

Being an IIROC Investment Advisor and Insurance Advisor, Mark excels at providing his clients with the highest level of strategic wealth management solutions with an emphasis on holistic financial planning. He strives to deliver the tools and advice clients need to achieve all of their financial goals.

Mark is also a Branch Manager for Manulife Securities Incorporated. His dedication to compliance and ethical business in the financial industry shines through in his role as compliance supervisor to his fellow Manulife Securities Inc. advisors.  


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Carson Halter B.Comm

Associate Advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Carson Halter B.Comm

Associate advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Independent insurance representative

After completing his Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2017, Carson immediately completed his IFIC exams and began working at Freedom Financial as an independent Financial Security Advisor. His ambition for growth lead him to Manulife Securities Incorporated where he joined the team at Fortress Financial Group Inc. After obtaining his securities licensing, Carson worked diligently under the mentorship of Jason Forrest to quickly solidify his role on the team. He recently completed his life insurance licensing to offer his clients with a full spectrum of financial solutions. 

Carson brings an enthusiastic energy to the team and his primary focus is on providing a high quality of financial solutions to all of his clients. 

Carson and his fiancé recently purchased their first home in Martensville where they enjoy spending time with their dog and cat. In his free time, Carson can be found on the ice playing some local recreational hockey or enjoying time with friends out on the green. 

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Kristen Dubé

Client Relationship Manager, Fortress Financial Group Inc.

Kristen Dubé

Client Relationship Manager, Fortress Financial Group Inc.

Kristen entered the financial industry as an administrative assistant in 2011 and quickly worked her way up to be a fully licensed insurance and investment advisor with IIROC until 2017. 

Kristen mentored under Jason as his assistant for a number of years before she became the insurance specialist for one of Saskatchewan’s largest discretionary wealth management firms. Working primarily with business owners and farmers, she provided high net worth clients with the risk management solutions to ensure tax-efficient transfer of wealth and estate planning needs. 

In 2017 Kristen took on a new adventure opening her own business working with fur friends and canine companions in a multitude of ways, a wonderful experience that was very rewarding for her ambitious dog- loving nature. 

In the meantime, Jason’s business continued to expand and he found himself in need of a dedicated insurance agent. Although Kristen no longer holds her IIROC license, she is proud to be the Insurance Specialist for the team and dedicates herself to providing our clients with the highest level of service everyday. 


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Tyler Forrest

Administrative Assistant

Tyler is a young, ambitious and exciting new member of the team at Fortress Financial Group. He recently graduated from St. Joseph High School in 2020 and throughout the summer has been interning with the team to learn all about the family business.

He follows in his father’s footsteps as a young man with an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for helping and working with people. As one of our administrative assistants, Tyler is quickly learning all about the industry and back office work that goes into the day to day operations. His quick wit, charm and jovial disposition are a welcomed addition to our office dynamic, and his eager enthusiasm to rise to any task is contagious.

In his spare time, he enjoys the typical outdoor activities such as water sports, fishing, camping, and dirt biking with friends and family. Now that  Tyler has finished school, he hopes to do more travelling and experience different cultures.