Sanchia Edwards

Managing Director, National Office, CIBC Private Wealth & Wood Gundy

Sanchia Edwards.

Sanchia’s career in the wealth management industry spans more than 25 years. During this time, she’s held a number of leadership roles, most recently as Vice President, Client Onboarding and Solutions at another leading financial institution. Sanchia’s experience includes overseeing the development and implementation of strategic initiatives, and several large-scale transformational projects supporting business growth for advisors and relationship managers.

Early in her career, Sanchia was a Branch Administrator and then moved into progressively more senior roles. Her expertise ranges from new advisor training, practice management and advisor recognition programs, to succession programs and senior roles in sales management.

Sanchia has strong international experience having worked in sales management at a wealth management firm in Australia, as well as supporting advisory businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean. She has a BA in Economics from Trent University.

Sanchia lives in Toronto and has strong ties to her community. She supports several charities that focus on youth and women at risk, and mental health. She and her husband enjoy travelling, spending time with family and golfing whenever they can.