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Catherine Wood

Catherine Wood

Chief Strategy, Product & Marketing Officer

Catherine is the Chief of Strategy, Product & Marketing at Coast Capital Savings. She oversees the company-wide strategy, member experience, marketing & brand, social purpose mandate, as well as the product portfolio for Coast Capital Savings. Catherine’s role focuses on ensuring the organization is working towards its long term vision and mission of building better futures by unlocking financial opportunities that positively impact people and communities, while supporting its national expansion as one of the first federally incorporated credit unions.

Catherine has full and far-reaching executive experience in the financial services, including leading several business verticals, strategy, and award-winning digital platforms and front-end shared services. Before joining Coast Capital, she served as Senior VP, Head Online and Digital Wealth and Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer for Aviso Wealth, one of Canada’s largest independent wealth management providers. Prior to that, she held executive and senior management roles at Qtrade, TD Bank and Assante.

Catherine is passionate about improving diversity of thought and equity for those with disabilities + women + minorities, emerging technologies and elevating financial literacy.  This passion shines through Catherine’s various roles in the financial service industry and volunteer work supporting these groups. Catherine currently serves as a Board Member of Advocis and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.

Catherine was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women in 2017 and 2016, as well as one of the Top 50 Wealth Professionals in Canada and one of the Top 50 Women in Life Insurance in years prior. Catherine earned an MBA as well as a Masters of Information Studies from the University of Toronto. She holds an Honours BA from York University, and a BA from Western University. Beyond her academic credentials, her professional designations include Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Tax and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and Certified Health Specialist (CHS).