Carolyn is an experienced executive and community leader. As executive vice-president and CFO for the Canadian Western Bank Financial Group, she is a member of the executive team leading a $28 billion, Alberta-based federally regulated financial institution, dealing every day with the opportunities and challenges present in the Alberta and Canadian economies. Carolyn's direct responsibilities include finance, treasury, strategy, corporate development, investor relations, capital management and legal services. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta, with 30 years of experience. She has extensive governance experience serving on the boards of CWB subsidiaries and numerous community organizations, including the Edmonton Symphony and Concert Hall Foundation, Edmonton Women in Finance, MacEwan University and Habitat for Humanity Edmonton. Carolyn was recognized as one of 2017 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner.