Linda Hartford joined CIBC’s Indigenous Markets team in 2017 with in-depth expertise and over 14 years of experience in Indigenous Trust services. Linda has developed her expertise by working closely with clients as they develop, implement and manage their Trusts and Community plans.
Linda has a track record of engaging communities and developing relationships. Her approach supports the successful establishment, management and utilization of wealth for reconciliation, healing and the general betterment of First Nation communities. Linda understands that a Nation’s trust has the potential to drive economic self-sufficiency and prosperity. She takes pride in and enjoys supporting that potential in a tangible way. Linda is also a respected presenter on the topics of First Nation trusts and finance. She is regularly invited to speak at various Indigenous conferences and workshops as an expert. Linda lives, works and plays in the unceded territory of the Lekwungen.