CATHERINE WOOD CFP, CLU, TEP, CHS, MBA, MISt, ICD.D
As Chief of Strategy, Product & Marketing at Coast Capital Savings, Catherine oversees the strategy, member experience, marketing + brand, and social purpose mandate, as well as the product portfolio.
Prior to Coast Capital, Catherine held executive and senior leadership roles at Aviso, Qtrade, TD Bank and Assante in various capacities including digital, wealth and insurance verticals and front-end shared services functions.
Catherine currently serves as a Board Member of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Catherine was named twice as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women, Top 50 Wealth Professionals and Top 50 Women in Life Insurance. 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).
Catherine is also passionate about improving diversity of thought and equity for those with disabilities + women + minority groups, emerging technologies and elevating financial literacy.