Trudy is a senior executive with extensive Canadian and international financial services and retail experience. As CEO of Duo Bank of Canada (formerly Walmart Canada Bank), she led the transformational acquisition of Fairstone Financial in 2021.
As EVP Walmart Canada, Trudy was CEO Walmart Canada Bank and head of Sustainability, Public Affairs and Charitable Giving. Trudy’s executive experience also includes American Express and CIBC where she was president, CIBC Trust and head of global private banking leading a global team across Canada, the Caribbean and Channel Islands. She also led the team that developed and implemented CIBC’s Imperial Service offer across Canada and led CIBC branch banking for an Ontario region with 165 branches. Prior to her time in the Financial Services industry, Trudy held various management roles in retail with Hudson’s Bay.
Trudy Is Vice Chair of the Board for Fairstone Bank of Canada and serves on the boards of HomeEquity Bank, the Ivey Business School Advisory Board and Kensington Health Centre. She previously sat on the Financial Services board for Walmart Chile and was President and Chair of the Board of the Toronto Cricket Skating & Curling Club.
She is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University, holds the Institute of Corporate Directors Designation and is the proud mom of her daughter, Mackenzie and son, Harrison.