Women on the Move

Women in the workforce represent a large pool of talent. However, our observation is that within financial services, women represent a diminishing share of professionals as responsibility levels increase.

Vlaad and Company is on the front lines of recruiting solid business leaders in the industry, while promoting and elevating the entry and progression of women in financial services.


Archived Moves

Joining Cormark Securities as Managing Director, CCO is Julie Eisenstat from Wells Fargo where she was CCO, Canada Branch and Regional Compliance Risk Manager, Canada Region.

Katie Taylor joins Bristol Gate Capital Partners as CCO. Katie was most recently with Burgundy Asset Management.

Moving from London to Calgary to join Drillform Technical Services as CFO is Jesse McDougall. Jesse, Co-Founder of Palomar Fund will remain an Investor and Partner.

Leaving Beacon Securities to join GMP Securities is Vice President, Investment Banking Christina Dykun.

Devon Kirk has been promoted to Senior Principal, Direct Private Equity at CPP Investment Board, focused on Financial Institutions.

And, joining CPP Investment Board's Direct Private Equity group as an Analyst from Citi where she worked as an Analyst, Corporate and Investment Banking, FIG is Maria Vaysman.

Also joining CPP Investment Board is Taniya Gaur as an Analyst, Direct Private Equity from CIBC’s Leveraged Finance team.

In Calgary, Stephanie Blais joins Alcedio Capital as an Associate. Stephanie was previously an Investment Banking Analyst at Peters & Co.

BMO Capital Markets hires Real Estate Equity Research Analyst Jenny Ma from Canaccord Genuity.

Also joining BMO Capital Markets as a Transportation & Aerospace Equity Research Associate is Alanna Yontef. Alanna was most recently a Management Consulting Analyst at Hatch.

Abigail Rayner moves from London to Toronto, to join HabourVest Partners as a Vice President, Real Assets from Octopus where she was an Institutional Funds Manager.

Moving to Vancouver from Toronto to join Phillips, Hager & North as an Analyst, Canadian Equities, is Vanessa Wan from RBC Capital Markets where she a Senior Associate, Global Equity Research.

Celine Ko moves as a Senior Manager over to RBC's Enterprise Strategy team from its Capital Markets team where she was an Associate, Corporate Banking, TMT.

Joining RBC's Mezzanine Finance Group as an Associate, is Janice Lai, from Grant Thornton where she was a Manager, Audit & Assurance.

Bodhi Research Group has hired Shannon Beaudry Kaneshige as Operations Jedi. Shannon moves to Toronto from Hawaii where she was previously the Principal of Kaneshige Consulting.

Lisa Sartor joins Banyan Capital Partners as a Senior Analyst from PwC Corporate Finance.

Joining the Board of International Petroleum is Daniella Dimitrov.

Deb Robinson joins the board of Park Lawn Corporation.