Sybil Verch 

Sybil Verch

Head of Research
Raymond James Ltd.

Sybil Verch is senior vice president and national director of wealth management. In this role, she shares responsibility for increasing brand recognition nationally and oversees the firm's practice management offering which provides training and coaching for our investment professionals. She is a member of the Raymond James Ltd. operating committee and the wealth management operating committee, the latter being responsible for direction and policy decisions for the firm's Private Client Group.

Sybil has been in the financial services industry since 1994, bringing significant experience to the executive team. Sybil is actively engaged in the Women's Advisory Council at Raymond James, plays an integral part in mentoring women in finance and is dedicated to increasing the number of female advisors in our industry. Her recently published book, The Female Edge, is focused on changing the status quo when it comes to gender diversity in senior leadership roles. She is a member of the private client committee at the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) and a continuous supporter of the Peter B Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria. Sybil is the executive producer and host of a finance television talk show, The Wealthy Life, which is sponsored by Raymond James Ltd. and airs nationally to help Canadians make smarter financial decisions.