With a well-earned reputation for patience, understanding and savvy, Aziz has formed lasting relationships with various consortiums and partnerships and facilitated countless investment and business opportunities. He is passionate about community development and integration and volunteers his time and resources in aid of many organizations including the Scarborough Walk of Fame and the Canada Afghanistan Business Council (CABC) as President and Co-Founder.
An Ivy League MBA, Makarand had a stellar career in pharmaceutical industry during which he built and managed businesses and high performing teams in over 50 countries in Europe, Former Soviet Union, South East Asia, Far East, Middle East and Africa. After 26 years in pharmaceutical industry, Makarand decided to start his financial practice.
Today, Makarand works as a Financial Consultant with Investors Group primarily focusing on helping business owners and professionals in areas of Retirement Planning, Estate Planning, Succession Planning, Risk Mitigation strategies, and Tax Planning. Makarand holds CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter) a prestigious Chartered designation in Estate Planning and Wealth management as well as RRC (Registered Retirement Consultant).
Dentist Dr, Raffy Chouljian has lived and worked in Scarborough since 1985. A tireless community advocate, Dr. Chouljian is dedicated to helping to build a strong Scarborough and a thriving Scarborough Business Association. He has served on the boards of countless community initiatives including: Scarborough Chamber of Commerce; Scarborough Rotary Passport Club; Ontario Dental Association; Toronto East Dental Society; Toronto Academy of Dentistry; Armenian Canadian Medical Association of Ontario; Canadian Armenian Medical Relief Committee of Ontario; West Scarborough Neighbourhood Community Centre; Holy Trinity Armenian Church; and the Agincourt Collegiate Institute School Council.