Our Team

Partners:

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Dennis Ellement

FSA, FCIA, Partner

Dennis has over 40 years of experience in the field as a consultant and actuary and is responsible for overseeing Ellement’s actuarial consulting. Focusing on pension, health and other programs, Dennis also lends his expertise to collective bargaining negotiations, executive compensation packages, and to providing evidence for the Courts, when required.
 
Prior to co-founding Ellement Consulting Actuaries, Dennis gained diverse experience in the industry while with Canada Revenue Agency, Great West Life and a large employee benefit consulting house.

Dennis holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours Physics) from the University of Manitoba, as well as a being a Fellow of both the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries. Dennis was appointed by the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba to the Manitoba Pension Commission for 10 years and is a past member of the Risk Theory Examination Committee for the Society of Actuaries

 

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Ross Dunlop

FSA, FCIA, CFA, Partner

Ross brings three decades of experience in the industry and provides clients with a wide range of expertise in investment and actuarial consulting.  He has experience assisting clients with investment policy, monitoring of the investment results and process, and investment manager searches.  Ross also has experience developing and facilitating Board education with respect to investment management process and governance.
 
Ross has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree with a major in Actuarial Science from the University of Manitoba, has a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, and is a Fellow of both the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. Ross is currently Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Pension management (“ACPM”).  In addition, he is Chair of ACPM’s Governance and Nominating Committees.

 

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Brandon Ellement

FSA, FCIA, Partner

As the CEO of Ellement Consulting Group, Brandon is responsible for leading Ellement’s corporate development team and strategic growth initiatives within the organization. Brandon brings 15 years of experience to our retirement and investment consulting practices managing relationships across all of the company's lines of business. 

Brandon holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Statistics from the University of Manitoba and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Fellow of Canadian Institute of Actuaries.

 

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Scott Ellement

CFP, CLU, CHS, Partner

Scott brings 18 years of experience to his work in our pension and benefit consultancy.  His responsibilities include overseeing a number of our institutional defined contribution pension plans, individual defined benefit pension plans (IPP’s) for business owners and executives, as well as providing expertise to our benefits practice. Scott also manages the operations at Ellement including human resources and accounting.

Scott has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors International Studies) degree from the University of Manitoba.  He is a Certified Financial Planner®, Chartered Life Underwriter and Certified Health Insurance Specialist (CHS)

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Bradley Bondy

FSA, FCIA, CFA, MBA, Partner

Brad is a Partner in the Ellement Consulting Group and is based in the company's Vancouver office. He has over thirty years of actuarial and investment experience bringing a broad range of skills and knowledge to his clients. His work experience includes twelve years managing investment portfolios.
 
For the past twelve years he has been providing investment consulting advice to many of the largest pension funds in Western Canada. Areas of specialization include investment strategy and policy, investment performance monitoring, investment manager searches and selection, asset mix and asset liability modeling studies.

Brad has an MBA in Finance from the University of Alberta, he holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries

 

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Tim McGorman

FSA, FCIA, CFA, Partner

Tim has over 30 years of experience as a consultant and actuary and is responsible for actuarial and investment consulting in all types of pension and other retirement programs.

Tim was appointed to the Manitoba Pension Commission in 2010 and has served as the Chair of the Manitoba Pension Commission.  Tim is a member of CFA Winnipeg and has served as the Chair of the Prairie Regional Council of the Association of Canadian Pension Management (ACPM).  He is a past member of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) Pension Plan Financial Reporting Committee (PPFRC) and currently serves on the Designated Group that is reviewing the CIA’s Commuted Value Standards of Practice.

Tim graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) degree and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. Tim also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation

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Laura Lomow

CEBS, ICD.D, Partner

Laura leads our Benefits and Plan Member Advocacy division located in our Winnipeg head office.  With over 25 years in client relationship management, as well as  expertise in specialized plan design, drug plan management and advocacy,  she provides our clients with a strategic approach to plan design and management.  Laura holds the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist designation (CEBS), as well as the ICD.D (Directors Education Program) designation.  

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Chad Fraser

CFA - Investment Consultant

Chad brings over a decade of industry experience to his role as Senior Investment Consultant at Ellement Consulting Group.  Chad provides our clients with a broad range of expertise including investment strategy and policy, asset mix modeling, investment performance reporting, manager searches, and manager monitoring and review.

Chad has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a double major in both Accounting and Finance, from the University of Manitoba. In addition, Chad holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

 

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Kyle Meilleur

FSA, FCIA – Director, Actuarial Services

Kyle Meilleur is Director of Actuarial Services at Ellement Consulting Group.  Kyle brings a wealth of experience, specializing in actuarial projection valuations, plan design review, and providing strategic retirement solutions for our clients.  He is responsible for leading our team of actuarial analysts and managing retirement services with a specific focus on pension, health and executive retirement programs.

Kyle is a graduate of the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree, with a major in Actuarial Science.  He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA) and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA).  Kyle also serves on the Society of Actuaries Design and Accounting Exam committee.