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David Sklar & Associates Inc.
Based on 708 reviews
Denise Simpson
15:17 09 Sep 21
I have had the privilege of being supported by Jackie S, at David Sklar n Associate.She was helpful, professional and friendly. I was able to get the help I needed at a difficult time in my life. I would recommend anyone who needs support with working out their debts to ask for Jackie, she will be waiting to assist however she can to help you through your debts. She works with a team who is always ready and responsive.Thank you Jackie and your team:)
Alex Lamparter
13:07 03 Sep 21
My experience with Ashley Carter at David Sklar and Associates was very pleasant and professional. The process was made easy by Ashley with her help in answering my questions and concerns.
Nicole Minister
17:43 02 Sep 21
Ashley she was extremely helpful,super friendly and understanding my situation. I am very please for the service I received and I will recommend this Company to anyone in need of consolidating. Thanks so so much.
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12:44 21 Aug 21
I finally pulled the trigger and seek help from this team. I tried to pay my debt in the way it should be until the pandemic made it even worst and couldn't keep up with my payments anymore. Jackie is an amazing person, I told her the problem, she gave me the solution and gave me a variety of options and walked me through the process. That simple. Thank you so much.
Vi Smith
18:09 13 Aug 21
Dealing with Jackie made the process so much more comfortable. From my first phone call with her I never felt like I was being looked down on. Jackie made this as easy as being in this situation could be.
fidel Cruz
14:35 24 Jun 21
I have to say, I never thought that such process could have been so quick and easy. But then again I guess that's what happens when you deal with professionals. I dealt personally with Rodha Lewis, who was very attentive to my personal issue and very professional on her work. She's someone who will actually take her take and talk to you about the process and help you as much as she can. I am very grateful to her and very appreciative of her work. I couldn't have dealt with someone better. Thank you very much Rodha for your work.
Maria Curbelo
13:43 23 Jun 21
I just completed my proposal and I am thrilled. Rhoda was delightful to work with. She helped me end the phone calls and start rebuilding my life. I highly recommend the services here and will always recommend to anyone who asks. Definitely seek out their services if you are in need of some help.
Jelena Petrovic
18:06 20 Jun 21
Very professional and fast service! Also, personable!.. they don't treat you like a number, but like a person.From the time I first contacted them, until I was set up there has been not more than 7 days.I dealt with Jackie, she was great!
Mark Simmonds
21:50 16 Jun 21
I would just like to say thank you to David Sklar & associates for helping me out in this difficult time I was in way over my head, I was introduced to Jackie Stanley, at that moment things got better the calls stop. Jackie was so professional helpful, trusting answered all my calls all my Text, and emails professionally and respectful!! I can’t believe it, and now I’m gonna build my credit rating back up and have my life back Thank You, Jackie Stanley at David Sklar& associates, for doing an outstanding Job!!!!
Richelle Barriault
17:57 16 Jun 21
I am not very good at putting words together especially when your speechless for all the help from such a friendly happy non judgemental team. From being financially stressed and depression hitting all at once I connected with Jackie Stanley💯❤❤ from David Sklar team in a whole other level,she is an absolutely joy to deal with and very informative let me know there is light at the end of the tunnel.. despite my struggle the amazing lady Jackie Stanley was able to put a smile on my face and make me laugh super happy and grateful 🙏I was able to connect with her from David Sklar &Associates team I 💯 percent recommend her (Jackie Stanley) and will continue to recommend her. To any one looking to get out of debt or have any questions belive me when I say you will not be disappointed with Jackie she's such a great person and I'm lucky to have been able to recieve the help and guidance from such a wonderful person and you will be also...look no further no where but up from here ...Thank you So so much Jackie much appreciated
Grace Muller
17:55 25 May 21
I must admit that I am so glad I called! I spoke to Rhoda Lewis who right away made me feel at ease. She's so caring and supportive I highly recommend her. Thanks to her my life is now on track! Thank you David Skylar & Associates Inc!
Nicholas Burnett
17:07 19 May 21
Very professional and courteous. Jackie was very helpful and understanding. She was happy to answer any questions I had and we were able to process everything quickly with no hassle.
23:00 06 May 21
I would say my experience with David Sklar was spectacular, they made it really easy for my through the whole process and now 9 months later my bankruptcy is discharged.i would recommend David Sklar to anyone.
14:39 04 May 21
I had a nagging defaulted student loan that was holding me back. There were a few smaller issues that were compounding. The lockdowns really forced me to look into building back my credit and starting fresh.Ashley at David Sklar & Associates at the Keele and Finch location was a blessing. She was thorough in her explanations and answered any concerns I had. She gave me the options and let me decide what was best. After conferring with her, I decided bankruptcy was the best option. She made the process of filing for bankruptcy easy.There's nothing to be afraid of. Stigma attached to bankruptcy but you can reset if you work hard to make it happen.I highly recommend speaking with Ashley if you have any concerns about debt solutions.
21:05 28 Apr 21
I highly recommend David Sklar & Associates Inc. They helped me with my finances along with the help of Ashley Carter whom assisted me thoroughly throughout the process of my Consumer Proposal. She is very friendly, professional and updated me occasionally through emails. With her tremendous help, I am very thankful to have accompanied someone like her!
Fribeda Fronda
19:14 27 Apr 21
In behalf of David Sklar & Associates, Ms. Ashley Carter had been working tremendously and diligently to make people’s lives easier and stress free. Through this debt free program, my husband and I had been relieved from the headaches and worries of our financial standing before. Ashley, a soft spoken lady was very approachable and listened to our concerns. She explained to us very clearly the good things that will happen to our best interest. I believe that she is a great asset to the company and an excellent counsellor. My husband and I can’t thank you enough, Ashley, for all your help during those times when we needed it most. As of now, we are enjoying life in our seventies, though how simple it is we are happy because we have the assurance that sooner we will be debt free. Thank you so much Ashley for your kindness and for always being there for us. May God bless you more especially with good health.
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David Sklar


Licensed Insolvency Trustee, President

David immigrated to Canada from South Africa in 1979. This gave David a true appreciation of what starting over is all about. By 1981 he had earned his Canadian Chartered Accountant designation and later began working in the insolvency field where he discovered great personal satisfaction in helping people through financially troubling times.

In 1997, he formed David Sklar & Associates Inc. a caring, professional firm that provides solutions for people dealing with insolvency issues through a wide range of exceptional services. Over the years, David Sklar & Associates has grown to include seven Greater Toronto Area Locations and is one of the largest filers of Consumer Proposals and Bankruptcies in the GTA. 

David is currently a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. He is also a licensed credit counsellor, has earned the CIRP designation (Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional), and is a general member of the Ontario Association of Restructuring Professionals.

Ashley Carter

Certified Insolvency Counsellor
LOCATION MANAGER: downsview & Brampton

As a proven and successful Estate Administrator, Ashley is able to combine her love of the law and her deep concern for the well-being of others. Recognizing the power of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act to help people who are in financial crisis regain control of their lives, Ashley is pleased to be a part of the process that gives others a ‘fresh start’. The relief that she sees in her clients, is one of her greatest rewards.

Cecilia Plunkett

Administrative Assistant

With a background as an Estate Administrator, Cecilia loves working with people as part of a progressive, winning team in a fast-paced environment. Cecilia is your first point of contact at David Sklar & Associates, on the phone and in person. Her direction and calming presence is the first thing those seeking debt help need. In her spare time, she’s passionate about fitness, cycling and camping.

Cori Naron

Certified Insolvency Counsellor
LOCATION MANAGER: Toronto (St.Clair)

As a Certified Insolvency Counsellor, an Immigrant to Canada, and someone who has successfully built her own life on her own terms. Cori applies her knowledge, natural empathy, and strong listening skills to the benefit of her clients. Active in a number of community organizations, she believes in people and treats everyone with dignity and respect. Cori shows her clients that getting their finances in order is the first step towards a better life.

Debbie Wallace

Certified Insolvency Counsellor, Senior Estate Administrator

A Certified Insolvency Counsellor and Administrator since 1994, Debbie works extensively in Bankruptcy discharges and Division I Proposals. Specializing in complex insolvency issues, she frequently attends Court for discharge hearings and helps her clients to successfully navigate their way through the Bankruptcy and Proposal processes. Debbie’s knowledge, experience and positive outlook – are a source of strength and reassurance for her clients.

Dianna Wilton

Manager, Proposal Department

With extensive experience in the financial industry, specializing in Division I and Consumer Proposals, Dianna is committed to finding the best solutions for her clients’ needs. By applying her strong problem solving skills and naturally optimistic nature, she has helped hundreds of people to move on to brighter futures. In fact, helping her clients to overcome their financial obstacles and regain the prospect of future credit and security is how Dianna measures her own success.

Felisia Palmer

Certified Insolvency Counsellor , Insolvency Administrator

Introduced to the insolvency business in 2010, Felisia went on to become a Certified Counsellor in 2013. After going to school for business management, she found a passion for the insolvency business and enjoys learning about the industry. Felisia finds it empowering to help people achieve new goals and strive toward a better financial future.

Jackie Stanley

Certified Insolvency Counsellor
Location Manager: North York (Head Office)

With over 20 years in the financial industry, Jackie provides not only knowledge and experience, she has a sincere concern for her clients. Clear and straight-forward, she is able to offer her clients real solutions that will enable them to build a brighter financial future for themselves and their families. According to Jackie, “There is no better satisfaction than knowing you have helped another person realize their goals”.

Jason Sklar

Certified Insolvency Counsellor , Manager - Team Lead

Being a Certified Insolvency Counsellor and a Certified Insolvency Administrator – Jason offers his clients the power of his knowledge, his years of experience and his genuine concern for his clients and the life challenges they are facing. He helps his clients feel hopeful again, teaches them how to manage their finances, and provides them with the tools that enable them to move on with confidence.

Jo Saulnier

Client Service Specialist, Insolvency Administrator

Part of the team since 2012, Jo thinks of David Sklar & Associates as family. Proud to be part of a close knit group of individuals dedicated to helping anyone who comes through their doors, Jo is committed to providing you with the tools and opportunities to move on to better things. She wants you to feel like you can accomplish anything you set your mind to.

Karen Durbin

Client Service Specialist , Insolvency Administrator

After 8 years in Family, Criminal, and Real Estate Law, Karen made the switch to insolvency in 1993. She joined David Sklar & Associates in 2010 and has become the first face clients see when they come into the Pickering office. With her gift of the gab, Karen makes clients feel at ease when they come in. What keeps motivating her is the relief on clients’ faces when they leave the office.

Lisa Talley

Senior Estate Administrator

Lisa has been part of the David Sklar & Associates team since 2008, but her experience in insolvency stretches back to 1992. Since joining the team, Lisa has grown with the company and foresees ongoing opportunities to educate those in need of insolvency services with care, knowledge and professionalism. For Lisa, the strength of her team is the source of positive and productive results for her client.

Mark Morgan, CA, CPA, CIRP, LIT

Licensed Insolvency Trustee

In 2006, Mark – a successful Chartered Professional Accountant, earned his Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional designation. Active in Insolvencies since 2001, he uses his knowledge, experience and empathy to help people and businesses find the right solutions to their financial problems. Mark delights in helping clients, “realize that they can and will rid themselves of the financial chaos that has held them down for so long”. He encourages his clients to learn from past mistakes and then use that knowledge to build a better tomorrow.

Marva Brooks, CIRP, LIT

Licensed Insolvency Trustee

Active in Insolvencies since 1985, Marva earned her Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional license in 1992. Her wide range of personal and professional experiences enables her to understand and relate to people from all walks of life. Marva puts her clients at ease – and back in control of their financial lives. She uses her vast experience in both Consumer and Corporate Trustee issues to bring about the best possible outcome for her clients. A true optimist at heart, Marva empowers her clients to see that their glass is half-full and not half-empty.

Nancy Rosmaninho

Manager, Accounting Department

A Certified Accounting & Payroll Administrator with over 10 years of experience in accounting, Nancy joined the David Sklar & Associates team in 2012 and has been growing with the company ever since. Nancy enjoys working with the team to help debtors get a fresh start and reach their financial goals.

Natalie Chow-Leong

Certified Insolvency Counsellor , Manager, Asset Department

A Certified Insolvency Counsellor with over 20 years of experience, Nat has been with David Sklar & Associates since 2008. Straight forward and direct, Natalie helps individuals take control of their financial lives and to move forward with knowledge and respect. Working in the industry since 1990, Natalie is able to instill real life practices for a better and brighter financial future.  An optimistic attitude coupled with genuine common sense sets her apart.

Rhoda Lewis

Certified Insolvency Counsellor
Location Manager: Mississauga

Rhoda joined David Sklar & Associates in 1999 and quickly discovered her passion for helping people learn to deal with financial stress. After obtaining her Certified Insolvency Counsellor designation in 2000, Rhoda began using her strong inter-personal and financial skills to help her clients. By the end of their Initial meeting, Rhoda’s clients are relieved to know that they can once again be responsible for their own financial stability and they are eager to move forward.

Richard Sklar, BA, CIRP, LIT

Licensed Insolvency Trustee

As a Chartered Insolvency Restructuring Professional and Licensed Insolvency Trustee, with years of experience and a proven ability to help his clients get the fresh financial start they need, Richard has taken on the additional task of helping those Toronto Area residents who are in need of debt management support, find their solutions at David Sklar & Associates. Richard knows that debt resolution is not the end – it is a new beginning – a fresh start for a brighter financial life.

Shirley Sklar

Certified Insolvency Counsellor, Senior Manager

With years of experience as a Certified Insolvency Counsellor, and life experiences that have made her empathetic to people experiencing debt problems – Shirley helps her clients understand that everyone makes mistakes – but the secret to success is to learn from our mistakes and move on. Shirley helps people to help themselves – to take responsibility for their life choices and to know that with the right attitude and good work ethics – anything is possible.

Trina Powell

Certified Insolvency Counsellor
Location Manager: Pickering

Trina, a Certified Insolvency Counselor, with years of experience, provides her clients with knowledgeable support and honest opinions. She has an exceptional understanding of family dynamics, and helps people from all backgrounds – to get out of debt and learn the skills to build a brighter financial future. Fluent in French and English, Trina’s passion is to help people dealing with financial challenges – find peace of mind.