teri currie

Learn more about the Chair of the CBA’s Executive Council – Teri Currie

Teri Currie is the Group Head, Canadian Personal Banking at TD Bank Group.

As a member of the senior executive team, Teri Currie is responsible for the leadership of Canadian Personal banking, which includes Branch Banking, Day to Day Banking, Investing and Transformation, Personal Banking Operations, Real Estate Secured Lending and Market Strategy teams.

Teri joined the bank in 2004 as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, was promoted to Executive Vice President the following year, and then to Group Head Direct Channels, Technology, Marketing and People Strategies in 2009. Prior to joining TD, Teri held executive roles in Human Resources with CIBC World Markets and Wealth Management, and various senior management positions with Canada Trust.

Teri is currently a member of the United Way Toronto and York Region Board of Trustees, where she serves on the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Communitech, a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship in the Waterloo technology cluster. Teri was named one of Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network (WXN) in 2006, 2007 and 2008, and was inducted to its Hall of Fame in 2009.

Teri has an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Calgary.

neil parmenter

Learn more about the CBA’s President and CEO – Neil Parmenter

Neil Parmenter is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Bankers Association (CBA). As President and CEO, he communicates the perspectives of the industry to all levels of government, regulators, stakeholders, media and the public. In this capacity, Mr. Parmenter plays a strong role in the development of public policy on financial services that contributes to a sound, successful banking system that benefits Canadians and Canada's economy. He provides leadership over the CBA’s financial literacy education programs, Your Money Students and Your Money Seniors, and is the industry representative on the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy, an expert panel tasked with the implementation of the National Strategy for Financial Literacy for Canada. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Banking Federation (IBFed), a forum that addresses issues affecting banking around the world.

Prior to this role, he held the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate and Public Affairs (Global) and Chief Communications Officer at TD Bank Group. In that capacity, he led TD’s Corporate Communications for Canada and the United States and the Canadian Government Relations practice while counselling the CEO, CFO, Senior Executive Team and Board of Directors on key government relations, communications, and public affairs issues.

Mr. Parmenter holds a B.A. in Political Science from Western University, a Certificate in Public Relations from Humber College, a Canadian Securities designation and completed an Executive Program in Strategic Marketing Management from Stanford University. He has won several industry awards from the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). He also served as a Director of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance.

About the Canadian Bankers Association

The Canadian Bankers Association is the voice of more than 60 domestic and foreign banks that help drive Canada’s economic growth and prosperity. The CBA advocates for public policies that contribute to a sound, thriving banking system to ensure Canadians can succeed in their financial goals. www.cba.ca.