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Peak Awards 2012

The AWF was pleased to host a sold out crowd of 400 people on Monday, May 14th, 2012 to celebrate the incredible contributions of five inspirational finance professionals. 

The “Fifteenth Crystal Anniversary” themed gala was hosted by Sophie Lui, Global BC Morning Anchor, and featured the awards presentation, gourmet dinner, Poplar Grove wine, and the keynote address by Amanda Lang, Senior Business Correspondent, CBC News.

PEAK 2012 Awards Recipients

The PEAK Awards is an annual event held by the AWF to honour and celebrate women who have achieved excellence in the field of finance.  We congratulate all of the exceptional women who were nominated and are grateful to those who created the time to nominate them.  Our 2012 PEAK Honourees are as follows:

  • Lifetime Achievement - Anne M. Stewart, Q.C. Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon, LLP
  • Excellence in the Private Sector - Jane Russell, Senior Vice President, TD Canada, Pacific Region, TD Bank Group
  • Excellence in the Public Sector - Stephanie Sharp, President, Ferax Consulting Corp
  • Community Legacy - Joanne Hausch, Associate Partner, Deloitte
  • Rising Star - Christine Bergeron, Investment Manager, Vancity Capital

PEAK 2012 Awards Partners

PEAK Presenting Partner:

  • HSBC

PEAK Honouring Partners:

  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon
  • Ernst & Young
  • Vancity

PEAK Scholarship Fund Partner:

  • RBC Dominion Securities

PEAK Table Partners:

  • BLG Canada
  • Canadian Western Bank
  • CIBC Private Wealth Management
  • City of Vancouver
  • Deloitte
  • Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy
  • Grant Thornton
  • Korn Ferry Canada Inc
  • KPMG
  • McMillan LLP
  • Meyers Norris Penny
  • PriceWaterhousCoopers
  • RBC Royal Bank
  • Sauder School of Business, UBC
  • TD Bank
  • The Notary Society of British Columbia

PEAK Community Partner:

This year the AWF paid tribute to the YWCA of Vancouver.

PEAK Raffle Partners

Through the generous donations of our attendees, the raffle portion of the evening raised over $15,000 for our Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships and awards to women pursuing their post-secondary education in finance-related fields. 

PEAK Production Partners

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We look forward to hosting you again next May for PEAK Sixteen Awards, themed "Balanced Boards, Better Business".  Please consider nominating yourself, a friend or a colleague for a 2013 PEAK Award – nominations package available November 2012.