President, Board of Governors representative

Degree: MBA’17

Location: Calgary, Alta.

Alana is a success driven executive leader who delivers superior results by building and motivating top-performing diverse teams. With an expansive career in Financial Services, she has led teams of 1000+ employees in wealth management, mortgage and banking, insurance, estate and trust, and small and medium size business lines. As head of mortgage, insurance and banking, Alana is a member of the executive leadership team that leads the strategic direction and execution for the independent business lines and overall performance of products and distribution model, and partners to ensure risk and cash management solutions are embedded in the financial planning experience. She is responsible for strategic partnerships, capital allocations, financial risk management, digital transformation, and respective P&L.

Alana serves as president and CEO, IG Trust Co., as well as board Chair, IG Insurance Services Inc., subsidiaries of IGM.

Alana holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Dalhousie University, blended with Financial Services. In addition, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Windsor, and designations including Partners, Directors & Officers, LLQP, CSC, ACC, Certified Financial Services Coach and Board Dynamics, ICD, Rotman School of Management.

Alana is an active alumni ambassador currently serving as Dalhousie’s Alumni Association president, Board of Governors member, volunteer, and mentor.

Alana is also active in the community serving an organization focused on caregivers for those with Alzheimer’s and dementia as vice chair for Gordie Howe C.A.R.E.S. Passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion, Alana launched a National Women of Wealth program and actively speaks on the topic. As a mother of three, one with special needs, Alana also strongly advocates for inclusion and has served organizations focused on DEI, including as a member of the Global Accessibility Advisory Group.