A serial entrepreneur, Gary Mauris is the CEO and Co-Founder of the DLC Group of Companies, which includes Dominion Lending Centres (DLC), Mortgage Centre Canada (MCC), Mortgage Architects (MA) and Newton Connectivity Systems Inc.
When Gary puts his mind to something, there is nothing that can stop him from achieving his goals. In 2006 he and his partner Chris Kayat launched Dominion Lending Centres, a business model that would change the mortgage landscape forever. In 2013, they acquired Mortgage Centre Canada, and in 2015 they purchased Mortgage Architects officially creating the DLC Group of Companies, and resulting in the largest network of mortgage professionals in Canada.
Outside of DLCG, Gary spends his time flying helicopters and recently acquired his commercial pilot license. His is meticulous, passionate and dedicated to his craft and wants to make the mortgage space a better place for all to succeed.
With over 7,000 mortgage professionals from coast-to-coast, DLC Group of Companies is the largest network of mortgage professionals, with over $51B in mortgage origination in 2020. The company includes Dominion Lending Centres (DLC), Mortgage Centre Canada (MCC), Mortgage Architects (MA) and Newton Connectivity Systems Inc.
A lifelong learner, Gary is committed to his own growth but he is also passionate about providing educational opportunities and mentorship to new mortgage professionals and veterans alike. With his vast experience in sales, and his connections to some of the worlds top business professionals, Gary has created a series of educational content that strives to change mindsets and increase business productivity for the DLCG network, and the industry as a whole.
Gary is considered a serial entrepreneur who has had two previous exits through either private equity or the public markets in his past. In addition to this, Gary is often called upon by the media and other outside parties for his expert opinion. He was one of the 10 Canadians chosen by CBC to participate in Face The Nation, where he debated Canadian business and taxes with The Prime Minister on national television. Gary has also participated in the budget consultation with the Government and has presented to The Parliamentary Standing Committee. As a result of this, Gary is recognized in his community as Business Leader of the Year.
Gary is someone that stirs your fire! He is funny and inspirational, but he also challenges assumptions and works hard to turn concepts into actionable ideas. He doesn’t just want to improve your business, but he wants to improve YOU.
Gary is a visionary leader who has the unique ability to challenge, motivate and inspire. He is relentless in his approach to business and is committed to continually learning, improving and sharing his knowledge with those around him.
There are very few people I enjoy talking business with more than I do Gary. Obviously, he’s a great entrepreneur , but he’s also an excellent investor and has unique insights into the economy. Fun and crazy guy, too!
Gary Mauris has had a truly profound impact on my life. Through Gary’s mentorship and leadership, I became a much wiser businessperson. On top of that, I’d attribute my affiliation with Gary as the #1 reason I was able to create financial independence before age 40. This is the strongest endorsement I am capable of writing fuelled by MASSIVE and eternal gratitude!
I’ve had the pleasure of working with Gary over the last fifteen years. In this time, I’ve come to consider him to be one of the most influential leaders in our industry. Gary prides himself on mentorship and helping those around him achieve their career goals through his second-to-none development training. Gary is someone who always pushes the envelope to create the ultimate customer experience; this is evident through the multiple successful companies that he has established. I would recommend Gary as a business advisor or business partner to anyone. I consider Gary a true friend who has always had my best interests at heart. He has spent numerous hours mentoring me and supporting my endeavors, both personally and professionally. Gary has helped me achieve many of my goals and I look forward to working with him for many years to come!
Gary sees the big picture. He understands how business decisions shape lives, and he shares his insights in a way that helps people overcome challenges and achieve their goals. He’s innovative, inspirational, and wholly invested in the success of others. He’s also a lifelong learner with a real passion for exploring new and better ways of doing things. Like all great leaders, Gary makes the most of every day, and he has a powerful, positive influence on everyone around him.
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