A DEVOTED TEAM 

From coast to coast, our vice presidents and their team of specialists address all your financial needs.



A PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCE

Thanks to our years of experience in customer service, banking and private management, we can adapt easily to the reality of your area in order to provide you with the best options possible – whether that’s in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario or Quebec. Meet our vice presidents.

 

ALBERTA

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Katherine (Kasha) Piquette, MBA, CFP, FCSI

Associate Vice President, Calgary

Katherine (Kasha) Piquette joined Private Banking 1859 when it first opened its doors in Western Canada. With over 20 years of experience in international and domestic financial services, she’s a natural leader, a strategic thinker, and a business builder. Her areas of expertise include complex credit and risk management solutions for high-net-worth individuals and families. Kasha believes in social impact and supporting local communities. She is involved in several Calgary-based non-profit organizations.

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Email : katherine.piquette@nbc.ca

Phone : 403-441-5483

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Kirk Anderson, B.Sc, PFP, SFC

Associate Vice President, Calgary

Kirk Anderson applies his experience in leadership, wealth management, and private banking to deliver on Private Banking 1859’s commitment of excellence to successful Canadian families and entrepreneurs. He has a keen insight into the unique needs of our clientele and is able to translate his specialized skill set, strong work ethic and drive for success into the professional development of his team.

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Email : kirk.anderson@nbc.ca

Phone : 403-441-5639

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Darwin Schandor

Vice President, Vancouver
Prior to joining Private Banking 1859, Darwin Schandor accumulated 24 years of experience in wealth management, including as a Regional Vice President in the private banking sector in another Canadian bank. His areas of expertise include financial planning, investment advising, as well as sports wealth management. Darwin also completed the Business Family Advisor program at the University of British Columbia.

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Email : darwin.schandor@nbc.ca

Phone : 604-235-8701

 

ONTARIO

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Sheila Jarvis, MBA, B.Sc., FICB

Vice President, Toronto

With over 25 years of leadership and a strong knowledge of personal and commercial credit, organizational design, corporate strategy, performance management and sales, Sheila Jarvis has a clear understanding of the needs of high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients. Before joining Private Banking 1859 in 2015, Sheila served in many leadership roles and oversaw a major financial institution’s international strategy for Canada and Asia.

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Email : sheila.jarvis@nbc.ca

Phone : 416-507-8134

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Pierre Laboursodière, MBA, Fin. Pl. 

Vice President, Laval, Gatineau and Ottawa

Pierre Laboursodière has been working in wealth management and private banking for over 25 years. Prior to his current functions, he held several positions in management. He now supports his team as they ensure the development, growth, preservation and multigenerational transfer of wealth of clients. As an investment advisor and certified financial planner, he is the go-to expert advisor and reference for his clients for the integrated management of their wealth. 

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Email : pierre.laboursodiere@nbc.ca

Phone : 450-978-2897

 

QUEBEC

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Sylvie Marois, MBA 

Vice President, Montreal

A dynamic and experienced leader in the area finance, Sylvie Marois leads a multidisciplinary team dedicated to growing wealth under management. She holds an MBA in Finance and has worked in banking for over 20 years. Sylvie’s strong background in business development has given her the ability to set up strong personalized strategies to grow her clients’ assets.

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Email : sylvie.marois@nbc.ca

Phone : 514-394-6180

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Pierre Laboursodière, MBA, Fin. Pl.

Vice President, Laval, Gatineau and Ottawa

Pierre Laboursodière has been working in wealth management and private banking for over 25 years. Prior to his current functions, he held several positions in management. He now supports his team as they ensure the development, growth, preservation and multigenerational transfer of wealth of clients. As an investment advisor and certified financial planner, he is the go-to expert advisor and reference for his clients for the integrated management of their wealth. 

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Email : pierre.laboursodiere@nbc.ca

Phone : 450-978-2897

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Jean Gagnon, LL.B, Fin. Pl.

Vice President, Quebec

Jean Gagnon leads a team of seasoned professionals consisting of private bankers and senior investment advisors. Having previously held different Vice President roles for the National Bank’s Personal Banking sector, he developed invaluable managerial skills. A notary by trade, Jean also holds the titles of investment advisor and financial planner. Outside of work, he is actively involved with several hospitals and non-profit healthcare organizations.

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Email : jean.gagnon@nbc.ca

Phone : 418-654-2951

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Jean-Sébastien Lemieux, FCSI, CIM, MBA, CFA 

Vice President, Brossard  

Jean-Sébastien Lemieux has over 20 years of experience in wealth management, which is a true testament to his passion for this field. He has an MBA as well as CFA and CIM designations, and he was recently named a Fellow by the Canadian Securities Institute. Having contributed to founding Private Banking 1859, Jean-Sébastien has the ability to surround himself with devoted, creative and knowledgeable professionals in order to meet his clients’ requirements.

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Email : jean-sebastien.lemieux@nbc.ca

Phone : 450-462-6500

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Marie-Christine Marcoux, Fin. Pl., MBA

Vice President, Sherbrooke

With National Bank for over 30 years, Marie-Christine has excelled in several positions mainly in the Eastern Townships where she has served both personal clients and entrepreneurs in the region. Passionate about human relations, she is skilled at creating solid links with her team of experts, her partners, and her clients, always with the objective to make the most of each situation. One of her greatest strengths? Identifying and drawing upon everyone's talent and then assembling and training effective teams who are fully committed to not only meeting but surpassing client expectations. Marie-Christine has been with Private Banking 1859 since its establishment 10 years ago. Going forward, she wants to continue contributing to the growth of the company so that it becomes the best private banking experience in Canada. In addition to her professional activities, she is actively involved with La Maison Aube-Lumière  (palliative care home) and sits on the Board of Directors of the Corporation études-sports de l’Université de Sherbrooke.

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Email : marie-christine.marcoux@nbc.ca

Phone : 819-679-6563