Kevin’s focus is on ensuring our clients achieve their financial goals. He is well versed in all stages of the business development and succession cycles with entrepreneurs, multi-generational companies, and farm families. Kevin oversees portfolio construction at PWM and is a respected industry leader in alternative strategies with a focus on Private Debt, Private Equity & PWM Private Wealth custom designed Structured Notes which help to provide better diversification, reduce volatility risk, and enhance returns in our portfolios.
A partner at the firm, Kevin Haakensen joined in 2008. While honing his skills at a boutique firm for 10 years and obtaining his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and three other professional designations, he helped develop financial plans, investment, succession and complex tax strategies for a variety of high caliber Canadian companies. A year before joining PWM Private Wealth, he provided start-up companies in Saskatchewan with business mentoring, financial strategies and seed stage venture capital funding. In each year from 2017-2020, Kevin earned a spot on the Wealth Professional’s list of the Top 50 Financial Advisors in Canada.
In his spare time, you can find Kevin reading, running with his dog, “chefing” a nice meal, or training for a Spartan Race.