Chief Operating Officer (COO), Advocis

Julie Martini is Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada. With two decades of experience in the financial services sector, Julie combines her professional background and education in cultural anthropology to form a unique understanding of the challenges, opportunities and human behaviours that are driving transitions in the industry. In her role as COO, Julie is responsible for day-to-day operations of the association and ensuring that all of the systems, resources, and people are in place to support its members, partners and clients.

Julie is a graduate of McGill University, a Professional Certified Marketer (PCM®) and Certified Digital Marketing Professional (CDMP®), and holds a Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University.

When she isn’t passionately advocating on behalf of Advocis members and financial literacy, Julie is a proud mom of two, community volunteer, and veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces.