Meet your wealth management team

Rahim Chatur CFA, DMS, B.Comm.
Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor
Tel: 403.260.8473

Rahim Chatur was born for this industry. As a Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor operating under the Calgary based Chatur Mackie Wealth Partners banner, Rahim grew up with a clear purpose to make the world a better place centered around strong family values of sharing and caring. Early in life, he also discovered a passion for investing and finance. His profession as an advisor is a unique alignment of his roots and his innate understanding of the markets. This gives him the ultimate satisfaction of making more than a difference in the lives of his clients, he works diligently to ensure they live the full and meaningful life they envision. Simply said, being an advisor is his calling.

Serving the high net worth market for over 20 years, Rahim’s leadership with his clients is instrumental to their financial success and sense of well-being. He operates under firmly established philosophies: provide investors with innovative opportunities that incorporate solid financial principles. His strategy has evolved throughout years of market cycles, and career progression – previously leading Canada’s premier Private Equity desk and finally his destination as an investment advisor since 2004. He has crafted and fine-tuned his value-based playbook to be one of conviction and resilience. Rahim’s overarching belief is to serve clients the way he would want to be served. This brings him a deep sense of empathy and strengthens his client connections making him more than a financial advisor, but rather a life advisor.

Making the world a better place extends beyond his clients to his community. Philanthropy is a virtue Rahim learned during his upbringing and a legacy he has carefully nurtured for the next generation. For years, his family has been the top sponsor and participant in the Million Reasons Run supporting Children’s hospitals. Rahim also served on the board of a local charity where he contributed his time to families in need of stable housing.

Rahim earned his Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree in Finance from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, he is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and has earned his Derivatives Markets Specialist (DMS) designation. For fun, and to keep a clear mind, Rahim plays tennis, skis, bikes and runs. Above all, spending time with his wife and two energetic children is his true love.

Jeffrey Mackie M.Eng.
Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor
Tel: 403.260.8474

Jeffrey has worked with the members of the Mackie Wealth Group, now Chatur Mackie Wealth Partners since early 2007 and is currently in the role of Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor. Jeffrey strives to gain a thorough understanding of his client’s aspirations and enjoys helping them develop comprehensive solutions to meet their financial goals, allowing his clients to feel confident about their financial future.  The proprietary ‘Financial Scorecard’ Jeffrey and his team developed helps clients capture a concise summary of their financial picture and goals.  As a father of three active children, Jeffrey is passionate about helping families on their financial path through all stages of life and across generations.  

With a keen interest in how disruptive trends and technological innovation are shaping the world of business, Jeffrey shares his thoughts on wide-ranging topics such as self-driving cars, environmental themed investing and NFTs in his blog called ‘Jeffrey’s Notebook’. 

After graduating with honors in Mechanical Engineering at Queen’s University, Jeffrey completed a master’s degree in engineering at the University of Toronto, specializing in Integrated Manufacturing.  Jeffrey worked at Suncor Energy as an engineer and project manager before shifting his career to wealth management. During the recent work from home period, Jeffrey furthered his education and skills by taking many online courses on a variety of business topics.

Jeffrey is an avid cyclist and competes in amateur races, gran fondos and charity rides. He also enjoys playing tennis, golf, hiking, camping and skiing in the winter months. When he isn’t working, Jeffrey is most often doing something active in the outdoors with his family or friends.

Jasmine Dawe
Tel: 403.260.3854

Jasmine is originally from Medicine Hat, AB, but moved to Calgary to attend Mount Royal University. Graduating in 2023, Jasmine obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree majoring in Finance and concentrating in Financial Services. As an associate, Jasmine performs trade related functions while also carrying out a variety of special projects.

Jasmine can be seen outside of the office visiting her family, spending time with friends, and staying active.

Cindy Parmelee
Tel: 403.260.3853

Cindy Parmelee started in the investment industry as a receptionist at Odlum Brown in Kelowna in 1983. In 1987 she moved to Calgary, and since then she has worked primarily in the securities departments of First Marathon Securities Ltd., National Bank Financial, J.F. Mackie & Company, Mackie Research Capital Corp. until joining Macquarie Private Wealth in July 2011 where she worked in the syndication department on brokered private placements and grey market issues. She joined the Mackie Wealth Group in March 2014 and continues onto the Chatur Mackie Wealth Partners.

Cindy enjoys gardening, quilting and most of all spending time with her two daughters.

Marilou Diwa
Tel: 403.695.1410

Marilou has worked in the banking industry for over five years as a Client Service Representative, Branch Support Administrator, and Financial Service Associate. She takes great pride in client service excellence and willingness to assist the team with efficient operational processes. Marilou brings strong administrative experience, following her 9 years at Sinopec Canada. She fostered community involvement and corporate events including the Calgary Dragon Boat Festival and the Calgary Corporate Challenge.

Outside of the office, Marilou enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking in the mountains, and spending time with family and friends.

Craig D. Basinger CFA

Chief Market Strategist, Purpose Investments


Craig Basinger is the Chief Market Strategist at Purpose Investments. With over 25 years of investment experience, Craig combines an educational foundation in economics & psychology with years of experience in both fundamental and quantitative research. A long term student of the markets, Craig’s thoughts and insights can be seen in Market Ethos publications and is a regular contributor on BNN. 

Craig and his team bring a transparent and cost efficient approach to investment management. The team provides asset allocation OCIO services and directly manages over $1 billion in assets. The team manages dividend mandates, quantitative risk reduction strategies and asset allocation services.

Derek Benedet CMT, CFP

Portfolio Manager, Purpose Investments


As a Portfolio Manager at Purpose Investments Derek plays a major role in the ongoing management and execution of the group’s investment mandates. He has worked for the past seventeen years in the investment industry with experience at Richardson Wealth, CIBC Wood Gundy, TD Wealth Management as well as GMP Securities Inc. He graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) degree with a finance concentration. Derek is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), a designation obtained through expertise in technical analyses and is granted by the Market Technicians Association. He is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) as well as a Chartered Investment Manager (CIM).

Derek brings a specialty in trading, technical analyses and behavioral finance. His unique investment approach combines a blend of technical analysis, quantitative finance and fundamental analysis. Paying careful attention to market technicals, Derek brings a unique aspect to new idea generation and risk management in portfolio management. Derek believes that managing risk and being opportunistic given market conditions are key tenants of our achieving long-term returns.

Brett Gustafson

Portfolio Analyst, Purpose Investments


Brett is a Portfolio Analyst at Purpose. He is responsible for relationship management and advisor support and focuses heavily on portfolio analytics for advisors, our own proprietary models and equity research. With over nine years of experience in the investment industry, Brett began his career as an Investment Advisor at a Canadian independent asset management firm where he worked with several high-net-worth families. Brett graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He is currently pursuing his CFA designation with the goal of becoming a Portfolio Manager.

Christopher J. Curtis CPA, CA, JD, TEP, FEA

Vice President, Tax & Estate Planning


Based in Winnipeg, Chris expertly applies his accounting and legal experience to collaborate with advisors and their clients to identify wealth, and tax and estate planning opportunities. He takes a pragmatic and candid approach to helping clients meet their overall financial goals and objectives.

Chris began his professional career as an accountant in private practice at Ernst & Young LLP. After being called to the Manitoba Bar, he joined Canada Life as in-house counsel and subsequently transitioned to the role of Wealth & Tax Planning Consultant, where he spent several years working extensively with advisors providing advice to their high-net-worth clients. Chris also has experience practicing law as an estate planning and administration lawyer with one of Western Canada’s pre-eminent law firms.

Chris obtained an HBA from the Ivey Business School and a J.D. from Robson Hall Faculty of Law. He holds a CPA, CA and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).