Terri O’Brien

President & CEO, Équité Association

Terri brings over 25 years of experience in financial services, including all facets of risk management, fraud, leadership and growth strategies to Équité Association. Prior to Équité, Terri was Chief Risk Officer at Interac Corp., and has held senior executive roles at TD Bank, as well as other financial institutions earlier in her career.

Her philosophy

An astute and innovative leader, Terri integrates risk practices into strategic planning and governance. Adept at both business management and technology-driven methodologies, Terri believes that people are the third foundational support for success. Her leadership focuses on communication, transparency and coaching, supporting both institutional and personal growth within her teams.

Worth noting

With a double major in Finance & Systems Architecture, B.Comm from the Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Terri also has a history of serving her community. She is past board member of Centennial Infant & Child Centre, founding member of Women Vote, and testified in the House of Commons on Cybersecurity in the “Financial Sector as a National Economic Security Issue” in 2019.