Don Manifold, CEO – Don Manifold Advisory
Early Life and Education
Don was born and raised in Adelaide. His parents were both teachers, and he has one older brother who is a doctor. He attended a local public school, studying economics at the University of Adelaide. Don has several qualifications in finance and business. He has a degree in economics and a master’s in finance from the University of Adelaide, which he attended between 2012 and 2015. In January 2017, Don was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University for his outstanding contributions to economics.
Don Manifold Advisory
It is a well-established company with a long history of success in the financial planning industry. The company was founded in 2002 by Don Manifold, whose goal was to bring a new level of transparency and customer service to the industry. The Advisory has grown steadily, with over 400 employees across North America, Australia, and Europe.
The company offers several types of products that customers can use to help them reach their financial goals:
• wealth management services.
• retirement planning solutions.
• investment solutions.
• estate planning strategies.
Achievement and Awards
In his more than 20 years of service, Don has received several awards and recognitions from organizations, including the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).
The Advisory has also been recognized for its work by IBEW Local Union 652, and in 2018, they were awarded NAHB’s Circle of Excellence Award. They have been recognized with this award in previous years as well. In 2019, the Advisory was one of just twelve companies selected nationwide to receive an award through NECA’s Safety Council Safety Recognition Program.
Giving Back to the Community
Don has been an integral part of the Calgary community for many years, with his company being located in Calgary since 1979. He supports several charities and organizations, including The Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter, which provides accommodation and support services to women who have fled violence or are homeless. Don also supports the Alberta Cancer Foundation. This charity raises funds for cancer research, education, and patient care in Alberta.
What He Is Up To
Don and his company have been working hard to bring the latest in the financial world.
• He is currently focusing on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. He believes these technologies will likely change our lives.
• He has recently taken an interest in researching companies that benefit from economic growth in countries such as India and China because he believes there may be opportunities there for investors who pay attention to what’s happening globally rather than focusing solely on their own country’s economy.
About Don Manifold: about.me/donmanifold