Congratulations to AWF’s Karen Sawatsky and Erica McGuinness

The Association of Women in Finance is pleased to announce the recent recognition of not one, but two AWF Directors – Karen Sawatsky and Erica McGuiness!

Karen Sawatsky

Karen Sawatsky, CPA, CA, Partner, PwC LLP

Finalist (Professional) - 10th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards, Surrey Board of Trade

Karen is the AWF Director, Fraser Valley Events (2017 – present).

Erica McGuinness

Erica McGuinness, CPA, CA, CBV, Vice President, Sequeira Partners

Finalist (Banking) – B.C.’s Most Influential Women in Finance, BC Business Magazine

Erica previously held the position of PEAK Vice Chair (2013-14); PEAK Chair (2014-15); Vice President (2015-16); and President (2016-17) on the AWF Board. She is currently a member of the AWF Advisory Council.


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2019 25 Apr
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An important part of the AWF’s mission is to encourage young women to enter the field of finance. Funds are raised each year at the Annual PEAK Awards Gala and Fundraising Dinner through the generous support of our sponsors and attendees.

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