Host of The Wealthy Life – Sybil Verch

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About Sybil
Appearances and Publications
Appearances and Publications
Designations
Designations
It Feels Good to GIVE
It Feels GOOD to Give
Awards
Awards

Conceive. Believe. Achieve.

Sybil lives by this motto and has been the master of her own destiny from a young age. She grew up in Victoria, British Columbia and earned her Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Victoria. Always one to work hard in the face of challenges, she is conquering the once male dominated Financial Services Industry.

Sybil was promoted to the role of National Director Wealth Management for Raymond James Ltd., in January 2016, focusing on increasing brand recognition nationally as well as mentoring and coaching other investment professionals to exceed their clients’ expectations. Sybil is Chair of the Women’s Advisory Council at Raymond James and plays an integral part in mentoring women in finance. She is actively engaged in raising the standards of the investment industry.

“No matter what Sybil undertakes, she does so with great passion, determination, compassion and a sincere desire to make a difference in the lives of others” – Dana Hutchings, CHEK Point Anchor/Assistant News Director at CHEK.

Outside of work, Sybil enjoys spending quality time with her husband and son. She leads a well-balanced life and makes time for travel, fitness, reading & yoga. She is positive, optimistic and enthusiastic, and believes you can accomplish whatever your heart desires.

“Don’t let anyone tell you, you can’t do something!”
Sybil Verch, Doing it the hard way


Appearances and Publications

Investing

In October 2011, Sybil presented at the Investing In You Conference for female advisors in Vancouver.

Globe
Advisor
Wealth Professional

Sybil’s financial expertise has been highlighted in The Globe and Mail, Times Colonist, Wealth Professional, Boulevard magazine and Investment Executive.

Times Colonist
Investment Executive
The Hard Way

She was one of four mentors on The Hard Way, a reality TV series focused on helping struggling businesses succeed.

Voice America

Sybil spoke on cultivating your confidence in your 40’s on VoiceAmerica to help inspire women to reach for the stars. Listen to what she had to say.

She is currently writing a book on female empowerment due out in the Spring of 2017.


Designations

CIM
Canadian Investment Manager (CIM)
Portfolio Manager (PM)
FCSI
Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI)
CIWM
Certified International Wealth Manager (CIWM)

It Feels GOOD to Give

Sybil is a dedicated philanthropist with her own foundation – The Verch Group Fund - supporting various charities. Not only generous with her money; she is generous with her time, dedicating many hours as the past Chair of the Victoria YM/YWCA Board of Directors and volunteering her time in various ways in support of the Peter B Gustavson School of Business.


Awards

2014 - Business Person of the Year with the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce due to her business acumen, dedication to mentoring others in business and her tireless involvement within the community.

2013 – Women of Distinction - This award is given to women advisors with Raymond James who are exceptional in both their professional and personal contributions. The award was created to recognize women advisors who both influence others in the financial industry and who make a positive impact on their communities.

2000- Vancouver Island's Top 40 Under 40 for her success in the Financial Services Industry and her passion for helping others.

Trained as a co-facilitator for their "Pricing Your Value" program by Pusateri Consulting, which empowers organizations and individuals to discover, articulate and capitalize on their unique value.