Scott Madams

CIM®, DMS Portfolio Manager

Scott joined CIBC Wood Gundy in 2006 with a purpose to deliver a unique offering to affluent investors. Attempting to challenge the status quo, Scott has built a series of investment portfolios based on strict discipline that provides peace of mind for his clients.

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Scott graduated from Red River’s Business Administration program with a focus on marketing. Since then, he has attained the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designation, as well as the Derivatives Markets Specialist (DMS) designation from the Canadian Securities Institute. Most recently, Scott has started the journey towards attaining his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, currently a level II candidate. Scott is an accomplished curler and is a regular at Crossfit 204.


Devon Mistafa

Financial Associate

Devon joined CIBC Wood Gundy in May 2008. She takes great pride in providing the highest level of service and solutions to our clients. She serves as the team’s financial planning contact, working with a group of CIBC Wood Gundy professionals to design strategies for the purpose of minimizing our clients’ tax burdens while maximizing the transfer of their wealth to the next generation.

Devon is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg and has gone on to receive both the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designation, as well as the Financial Management Advisor (FMA) designation from the Canadian Securities Institute.


Chandra Bolianaz

Financial Associate

Chandra joined CIBC Wood Gundy in 2014 and currently coordinates the team's marketing strategies as well as being a point of contact for client relationships.  With almost 15 years financial services experience Chandra holds all of the necessary industry credentials required to assist clients.  Chandra and her husband Jared have 3 young children and she enjoys spending time at the rink coaching and playing ringette or watching her son play hockey.    

A premier provider of wealth management services, CIBC Wood Gundy has a distinguished heritage of helping investors achieve their goals.


Capitalizing on the strengths of CIBC, I have access to other leading financial, estate and business planning professionals, in-depth research and analysis, online tools and resources and best-in-class wealth management solutions.


Our Approach

We operate in the real world, developing portfolios designed to achieve the true benchmark for success: meeting your unique goals.  At every step, Madams Advisory Group looks beyond individual investments to consider your overall investment strategy so that no matter what the market is doing, your investment portfolio is properly positioned. 


What Our Clients are Saying



“Leadership, trust, team work, good listeners, ongoing education, industry knowledge and growth, transparent, strong communication skills, use industry knowledge to inform and comfort clients in challenging and uncertain times. ”

—Sharon and Mark
Winnipeg, MB


"I have worked with Scott Madams and his team for the last 4 year and have found them to be very experienced, knowledgeable and approachable.  They have provided me with expert advice on investment strategies, tax planning, estate planning, life insurance options, and so much more.  Scott's team is very professional and always gives clear advice and guidance in a prompt and efficient manner."

—Dave K.
Winnipeg, MB


"As a retired investor there are lots of advisor’s that talk a good game.I was skeptical at first.  Not with Scott Madams and his team.  They have enabled and coached myself and my wife with our investments and given us the confidence we need to be successful.Our retirement is so much more relaxing having Scott as our advisor.”

—Wes S. and Connie S.
Regina, SK