With over 25 years of Financial Services experience and expertise, Mirjana has been dedicated to serving her clients with personalized and customized solutions, giving back to the community, and furthering her education on a continuous basis. She cherishes her list of clients that not only includes Individuals, but Families, Professionals, Corporations, Trust Accounts, Unions, Foundations and Non-Profit Organizations, from coast to coast.
Spending the first 7 years of her life in Croatia and Germany, Mirjana moved to Canada with her family when she was 8 years old. After completing her Economics Degree at the University of Manitoba, she was immediately drawn to the investment industry. Through numerous courses with the Canadian Securities Institute, she has obtained an abundance of designations such as the PFP (Professional Financial Planner), the FMA (Financial Management Advisor), the CIM (Canadian Investment Manager) and the FCSI (Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute). The FCSI is the highest honour and most senior credential in Canadian Financial Services. The institute reserves the FCSI for investment professionals who meet the highest standards of advanced education, ethical conduct and peer endorsement.
Mirjana has been insurance licensed with the Insurance Council of Manitoba for over 25 years, enabling her to advise clients on tax-deferral, risk management and complex estate planning strategies. As her business has evolved to include Will and Estate Planning as part of a holistic approach to wealth management, Mirjana obtained her TEP (Trust and Estate Practitioner) designation through STEP Canada.
STEP (The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) is the leading international organization for Trust and Estate professionals including lawyers, accountants and trust professionals. In addition to offering Custom-Tailored Investment and Wealth Management solutions for her clients, Mirjana focuses on Will and Estate Planning and Financial Planning as part of the Discovery and Annual Review process.
Philanthropy has been a big part of Mirjana’s life for many years. She regularly volunteers with the Boy’s and Girl’s Club of Winnipeg, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Winnipeg Harvest. In addition, she recently joined The Lion of Judah with the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg. Mirjana has been a member of the Balmoral Hall Parent Association, her daughter’s high school, for over 5 years and participated in various school committees over the years.
Mirjana is well known in the Manitoba and Ontario horse community and sponsors equestrian organizations such as Dressage Winnipeg, the Manitoba Hunter Jumper Association and competitive junior rider, Jackson Vandale. Mirjana sits on the Board of the Manitoba Hunter Jumper Association as well.
A lifelong horse lover, Mirjana spends her free time riding and taking care of her German-bred dressage horse, Chapman, as well as developing her younger dressage horses, De Luca and Franzisko.
Mirjana is married to Jeffrey Thoroski, also an Investment Advisor at RBC Dominion Securities and her daughter, Isabella, works with her team part-time.