As a Certified Financial Planner® and licensed Investment Advisor, Rhonda Sherwood brings 27 years of wealth advisement and passion to Raymond James. Rhonda’s career began in 1989 at a bank-owned firm. Over the years, she advanced into many different roles such as a Personal Banking Officer, Financial Planner and Investment Manager. During the last 15 years, Rhonda was employed at the bank-owned full-service brokerage arm as a trusted and successful Wealth Advisor.
Rhonda graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Liberal Arts diploma, and has additionally earned her Certified Financial Planner® Certificate and Financial Management Advisor Certificate. In addition, she is securities and insurance licensed.
Rhonda is a passionate advocate within her industry promoting professionalism and ethics. She is actively involved with the Financial Planning Standards Council's Public Policy Ambassador Program and sits on their Standards Panel. Additionally, she is on the board of the industry publication ‘Advisors Edge’ and the Financial Services Advisory Council at Douglas College. Rhonda also mentors young men and women through different associations.
Rhonda believes in the importance of giving back to her community. She is a trustee for the Vancouver Public Library and Vice Chair for the City of Vancouver's Women’s Advisory Committee. She also cares deeply about the rights and well-being of animals, and has practiced veganism and vegetarianism for 25 years and devoted her time and resources to many animal advocacy projects