David Bartlett, M. Fisc, BBA, CIM®, F. Pl

Portfolio Manager

T 819-693-7567

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Languages: French, English


For nearly 20 years, David has been assisting clients with portfolio management and financial planning. Though he does have a solid academic background, he also knows that expertise can't be taught at university: instead, it is gained through hands-on experience. He draws his inspiration from bold industry leaders who shake things up.

He's committed to self-improvement and is a lifelong learner, so that he can inspire others in turn.

David Bartlett Team

  • 3 advisors with expertise in financial planning, taxation and wealth management, and 2 assistants.
  • Assets under management at the start of 2022: $275,000,000 for 220 different households
  • Winner of the 2021 Desjardins Securities "Team of the Year" award for teams of 5 or less.


We're here to help you grow financially, so that you can build wealth for yourself and your family. That means taking a long-term view: we provide stable and consistent wealth management without losing sight of your personal needs, goals and values.

Investment Philosophy

Our goal is to maximize your long-term wealth by investing directly in publicly traded companies that meet criteria that have been delivering returns for nearly a century. We offer simple, modern portfolio management inspired by Warren Buffett's investment principles and wisdom. We avoid costly financial products, which have historically led to poor investor performance according to studies conducted by Dalbar Inc.[1]


[1] DALBAR, Inc., Quantitative Analysis of Investor Behaviour, 2020.

What sets us apart

Efficient service and rigorous monitoring. A portfolio management approach that seeks long-term enrichment through clear and straightforward principles, so that you can understand what we're doing and expand your own investment knowledge. Expertise and services that rely on solid, trusting relationships.


Honesty: We're clear about your financial circumstances and what we can realistically do for you.

Mutual interest and transparency: What's good for you is good for us. We manage our personal investments the same way we manage yours. And our fee-based billing structure means it's better for us to deliver optimal results for our clients.

Impeccable customer service: We want our clients to be perfectly satisfied with our services. We aim to meet all of your needs through our expertise and rigorous monitoring.

Service Offer

In addition to portfolio management, we cover other aspects of wealth management, such as taxation, retirement planning and withdrawal strategies, estate and legal concerns, and insurance needs.

Biographies of my colleagues

  • Étienne Bouchard, BBA, F. Pl

    Wealth Manager

    T 819-693-3750 ext. 5052017

    Languages: French, English

    Étienne has a bachelor of business administration with a finance concentration from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. He completed his university education with a financial planning certificate and is now a designated financial planner.

    Étienne has been with the team since 2020 and ensures that all of our clients have a full, personalized financial plan as part of their portfolio management. Étienne delivers high-quality service, but just as importantly, he's an active listener and always available for his clients.

    He's passionate about the financial markets and taxation. He stays on top of the latest changes, so that he can pass on his expertise to our clients.

  • Guylaine Lafond,

    Assistant Wealth Management Advisor

    T 819-693-4445

    Languages: French

    Ms. Lafond has more than 40 years’ experience in the industry. A Canadian Securities Institute graduate, she is recognized for her professionalism, technical knowledge and great courtesy toward clients.

  • Simon Paquette,

    Associate Wealth Management Advisor

    T 819-693-3750 ext. 5052006

    Languages: French

    Simon completed his studies in administration in Trois-Rivières. He's been with Desjardins for more than 17 years, providing financial and advisory services. Simon has worked with a number of different entities within Desjardins, building his relationship and communication skills. Today he puts those skills and expertise to use meeting his clients' needs. He joined Desjardins Securities in 2021.

    Simon's role on the team is to follow up with certain clients and helping them meet their goals.

    He's won caisse network Circle of Excellence awards on several occasions.

  • Josée Patry,

    Wealth Management Associate

    T 819-693-3750 ext. 5052023

    Languages: French

    Josée has a college diploma in finance and administration, and has been with Desjardins Group since 2001. Her administrative skills and attention to detail make her a go-to resource for all our clients.


Desjardins Securities at Trois-Rivières

1500, Royale Street
Suite 450
Trois-Rivières (Québec) G9A 6E6

819-693-3750 Toll-free : 1-888-316-3750Fax : 819-693-2666

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