Our Team

Passionate professionals acting in your best interests.

Quadrant Private Wealth features a growing team of professionals including accountants, lawyers, financial analysts, and accredited wealth planners available to deliver the highest level of service. We are people who care about your financial well-being.

Murray S. Palay

B.Comm. (Hons.), LL.B, TEP

Executive Chairman and Portfolio Manager

Direct Line: (204) 944-2491

Email: mpalay@quadrantprivate.com

  • Co-founded Quadrant Private Wealth in 2005.
  • Practised tax, corporate, and securities law for 15 years with Buchwald Asper Henteleff (now Pitblado).
  • Consulted to Loring Ward Investment Counsel Ltd., which went public in 1998 as Assante Corporation.
  • Established the wealth planning group at Assante and the international division in Bermuda.
  • Has served on boards of public and private companies as well as charities.

Michael Susser

B.Comm. (Hons.), CPA, CMA, CIM, TEP

President & CEO and Portfolio Manager

Direct Line: (204) 944-2490

Email: msusser@quadrantprivate.com

  • Co-founded Quadrant Private Wealth in 2005.
  • Worked for seven years in corporate finance and banking
  • Has held senior investment management roles since 1990, including 17 years with Assante Asset Management where he served as a member of the senior management team.
  • Experienced in the development of comprehensive portfolio management and wealth management processes.
  • Has served on boards of private companies and charities.

David Sitarik


Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Administration

Direct Line: (204) 944-3385

Email: dsitarik@quadrantprivate.com

  • Joined Quadrant Private Wealth in 2019.
  • Has 20 years experience in accounting, finance, taxation and mergers & acquisitions at a senior management level.
  • Previously worked at Bell MTS for 13 years, the last 8 as Director Corporate Taxation.
  • Serves as a director and officer on a number of not-for-profit and charitable organizations.

Monika Ramke


Manager, Operations

Direct Line: (204) 944-2497

Email: mramke@quadrantprivate.com

  • Joined Quadrant Private Wealth in 2005, the year the company launched.
  • Previously served as a senior manager at Assante Corporation, responsible for the Investment Policy Group.
  • Working with the Portfolio Managers at Quadrant, she is responsible for implementation of client asset mixes and the preparation of Investment Policy Statements for all clients.
  • Serves as a member of Quadrant’s Management and Investment Committees.

Debbie Rehn Doyle


Vice President, Investment Management and Portfolio Manager

Direct Line: (204) 944-3389

Email: drehndoyle@quadrantprivate.com

  • Joined Quadrant Private Wealth in 2017.
  • Chairs Quadrant’s Investment and Editorial Committees.
  • Worked at MTS (Manitoba Telecom Services) as Director, Treasury/Pensions, and at Hydro One in Toronto as a Treasury Officer.
  • Also served as an Investment Analyst at Assante Wealth Management.

Vern Doerksen


Private Wealth Manager

Direct Line: (204) 944-3383

Email: vdoerksen@quadrantprivate.com

  • Joined Quadrant Private Wealth in 2016.
  • Previously served clients at Steinbach Credit Union, Wellington West Financial Services, and Sun Life Financial.
  • Currently sits on the Finance Board of the Reh-Fit Centre.
  • Has served as Vice-Chair of his church and as a youth baseball and soccer coach.

Jonathan Sorenson


Private Wealth Manager

Direct Line: (204) 944-2460

Email: jsorenson@quadrantprivate.com

  • Joined Quadrant Private Wealth in 2018.
  • Served as President of Alpha Advisor Agency, and as a Wealth Management and Investment Advisor at National Bank Financial.
  • Was a senior member of the deal team supporting the sales of Wellington West Capital and HSBC Securities (Canada) to National Bank Financial.
  • Also worked as Manager, Products & Services at Wellington West Capital, and Manager, Capital Markets at the Canadian Wheat Board.

Scott McDonald


Private Wealth Manager

Direct Line: (204) 944-2465

Email: smcdonald@quadrantprivate.com

Scott has spent the last 25 years building experience as a business owner, partner, and Wealth Advisor. Prior to joining Quadrant, Scott was an Investment Advisor with one of Canada’s preeminent bank-owned wealth management firms, working holistically with clients and other professionals, including commercial and private banking, legal and accounting.

From a client perspective, his focus has always been in doing right by the client, earning their trust, and providing value that addresses their converging wealth, risk and tax needs. This philosophy aligns well with the disciplined and compassionate tenets of Quadrant.

Raised in Winnipeg, Scott has lived across Canada and into the U.S. throughout his life. He proudly attended St Paul’s High School and thereafter the University of Manitoba Commerce program. Most impactful to his life, he has deep connections in the community, through his business background, athletic endeavours, and raising a family of four wonderful children with his wife Laura.

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