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Meet Mark

Mark’s Story



I’ve always been interested in financial markets and investing icons like Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, but I spent most of my career in technology sales. 

I enjoyed helping my clients solve tough problems in the technology industry. But, as my family grew and I was progressing in my sales career I felt that it was time for a change.  


When my dad, who built Walhout Financial from scratch, was ready to retire, he approached me about taking over his business.  My desire to build a business where I could have a meaningful impact on people's lives made the opportunity irresistible.

The families I work with value straightforward solutions.  They are looking for guidance so they can live out their retirement dreams with peace of mind and confidence.  I look forward to working with you.

What I Do for Fun



Having fun at the Blue Jays game.

My spare time is dedicated to my family.  My wife Sarah and I have 2 kids - Luke and Zoey.  We love to travel and do a lot of family activities together, whether we’re going on a big adventure to Europe, enjoying a day at Canada’s Wonderland, or spending the day at the local splash pad.  We are also big fans of Toronto sports teams - the Jays and the Leafs in particular.

I do volunteer work supporting my kids’ activities, like coaching hockey and baseball for my son or supporting family activities at my kids’ schools.

My Credentials


I am a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ® Professional.  I hold an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, ON.  


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