CFP, CLU, FEA, TEP, Senior Estate Planning Advisor, Raymond James Financial Planning Ltd.
With 22 years of financial planning expertise, Cindy David, CFP, CLU, FEA, TEP* is the President of Cindy David Financial Group Ltd., which consults to larger national firms such as Raymond James Ltd. in Vancouver, British Columbia. In the fall of 2009, David co-authored the timely book encapsulating the deepest economic downturn the globe has seen in decades: Financial First Aid for Canadian Investors: Stop the Bleeding, Start the Healing and Get Your Portfolio on the Road to Recovery. The book holds the distinction of being one of the Top 5 financial books of 2009, according to Canada’s MoneySense magazine. She has also penned a number of financial pieces for a variety of respected publications.
Cindy David is a well-known expert in the Canadian insurance industry. A commemorative “Award of Excellence” was presented to her in 2008 by Canada’s largest financial institution, Manulife Financial, for being one of their top estate planners across the country. According to Manulife, Cindy is the youngest individual to have achieved this distinction. Cindy was also part of a special report called “Women of Influence in Canada’s Life Insurance Industry,” featured in the August 2014 issue of The Insurance and Investment Journal. She was most recently featured in the January 2016 edition of Business in Vancouver's Retirement Ready issue. And to give back to the financial services industry, she currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Conference for Advanced Life Underwriters. She is also a proud mother of two kids.
Cindy works with many business owners in BC and retired or retiring clients. She provides tax-effective solutions and expertise and tailors customized, personal financial planning services to meet the life goals of each client. An accomplished speaker, she is often asked to be a member of industry panel discussions and spoke at the Conference for Advanced Life Underwriters in Ottawa in May 2014.
Executive Director, Raymond James Canada Foundation
Janine Davies is Executive Director, Raymond James Canada Foundation, the national philanthropic arm of Raymond James Ltd. Janine works with Advisors to develop strategies for clients to incorporate charitable giving in to their overall financial and estate plans. She is currently a Board Member and Co-Chair of the YMCA Coquitlam Capital Campaign, Board of Governor of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, and an active member of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) and the Estate Planning Council Vancouver (EPCV). Janine employs a consultative approach to philanthropic advisory services. As a former financial advisor and Branch Manager in banking, Janine is in a unique position to advise. She is experienced in working with accountants, lawyers, and estate planning advisors to build charitable programs from start to finish.
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