Vice President, Private Wealth
John Q Adams joined Fiera Capital in February 2015 as Vice President, Marketing. Currently, he is Vice President, Private Wealth, and is responsible for leading the business development initiatives in Calgary. Mr. Adams has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, gaining significant expertise in the areas of strategic planning, business development, marketing, sales and wealth management.
Having started his career at Royal Trust in 1988, he progressively took on more senior positions at Royal Bank, TE Financial and Scotia Bank. Most recently, Mr. Adams was a senior member of the team that obtained a Canadian Schedule 1 Chartered Bank license for a new start-up, Bridgewater Bank in 2005, where he successfully led the initial marketing and product development team.
Mr. Adams is a graduate of the University of Calgary (B.A. History 1985) where he also obtained his Marketing Certificate (1998). He is actively involved in the local business community both personally and professionally. Mr. Adams, is on the board of Glenbow, serves as the Vice-Chair of Valour Canada, is involved in the Calgary Chamber and supports several non-profits.