Jim is Vice-President of Managing General Agency Partnerships with The Canada Life Assurance Company, working directly with all managing general agencies that sell and service Canada Life insurance and investment business.
While reasonably new to the Canada Life family, Jim has been in the life insurance industry for over 33 years, holding a variety of senior insurance company roles dealing with advisor recruiting, operations, sales management and senior distribution management. At the same time, Jim has remained close to the field and the customer, retaining his life and A&S licensing throughout his career.
He holds the certified financial planner, chartered life underwriter and chartered financial consultant designations.
Jim has many outside involvements. Among them, he’s a board member of the Calgary Foundation as well as the Alberta Insurance Council and serves on a variety of their committees. He’s politically active and enjoys many outdoor sports and hobbies. Jim consults with and continues to speak to a variety of organizations both inside and outside the financial services industry.
Jim is a native Calgarian and continues to call Western Canada his home.