Vice President, Private Wealth
John Q Adams re-joined Fiera Capital in February 2017 as Vice President, Private Wealth after a 10 month hiatus where he previously held the role of Vice President, Marketing for two years. Currently, he is responsible for leading the business development initiatives in Calgary. Prior to joining Fiera Capital, Mr. Adams obtained almost 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. During that time, he gained significant expertise in 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, most recently joining the board of Glenbow. Mr. Adams is the Vice-Chair of Valour Canada, is involved in the Calgary Chamber and supports several non-profits.