Edward Joseph Walzak

Private Client Wealth Management, RBC

Mr. Walzak has a degree in Economics from the University of Windsor (1969) (formerly Assumption University) and has accumulated over thirty-five years experience in Private Client Wealth Management with RBC Dominion Securities in London Ontario, Hamilton and Toronto.

While in Toronto for fourteen years, Mr. Walzak held a key role as a Director of RBC Dominion Securities, and became the architect and founding Managing Director of the firm's Latin American and Caribbean Group, managing assets for off-shore clients from offices in Toronto and Miami.

Mr. Walzak returned to Hamilton eleven years ago and became the Branch Manager of RBC Dominion Securities, a position he held until 2001. He then formed a partnership with his daughter, Victoria Watson (MBA, McMaster) to establish a Private Client Wealth Management Practice, with assets in excess of $200 million.

He currently sits on the Board of Governors for the Good Shepherd Centre's in Hamilton, as well as the Investment Committee for the Hamilton Community Foundation.

Mr. Walzak was the Foundation Board Chair for the Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton and Investment Chair for the United Way of Hamilton/Burlington. He further held a position on the Board of Trustees for Hillfield Strathallan College and Board of Governors for Art Gallery of Hamilton.