Cathy Lipe

Vice President, Personal Lines, Sharp Insurance

As Sharp Insurance’s Vice President of Personal Lines, Cathy oversees the day-to-day operations of one of Canada’s Top Insurance Brokerages at the forefront of the technology revolution. She joined Sharp Insurance in 2011 in its infancy with a crew of five other staff members. Armed with only a passion for people and a great company culture strategy, she helped to grow the team to over 100 employees in six short years. She started her career in insurance in 2007 with Western Financial Group, where she contributed to their success of being one of the top three branch offices in all of Western Canada. Cathy’s prior life involved managing a much younger age bracket as the Director of one of Calgary’s top private schools. Her love of education and communication helped her to shape the vision and direction of Sharp Insurance, as well as the insurance industry as a whole. In addition, she actively contributes to the IBAA and IBAC committees and continues strive for excellence in every role. To top it all off, she has the best retro candy machine in her office...M & M’s anyone?