IIAC Top Under 40 Award

 

Top_Under_40About the IIAC Top Under 40 Award

The IIAC Top Under 40 Award recognizes and celebrates the new generation of highly motivated and talented young professionals whose drive, dedication, personal and professional qualities and accomplishments have brought distinction to the investment/financial industry.

This year’s recipient will be announced and celebrated at the IIAC Top Under 40 Award Luncheon on October 25, 2018 in Toronto and will also be recognized later that evening at the Investment Industry Hall of Fame Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremony.

 

Award Criteria

  1. Commitment to the Canadian investment industry
    • Involvement in one’s company events, workshops, etc.
    • Involvement with other professional bodies or business-related organization
    • Promotion of the profession through communications (speaking, writing, media), recruiting students, etc.
  2. Career Accomplishments
    • Excellence in any career position, other professional or academic achievements, etc.
  3. Commitment to Education
    • Promotion of continuing applied education to bridge knowledge gaps within the industry
    • Teaching, mentoring, coaching, etc.
  4. Community Service and Involvement
    • Charitable community work, service to the profession, and dedication to public service.

The Nominee must be a full-time employee of an IIAC Member firm who was under the age of 40 as of December 31, 2017 and who has not previously been a recipient of the Award. For a list of IIAC Member Firms, please click here.

Judging Committee

An independent committee will approve and adjudicate nominations for the IIAC Top Under 40 Award.

Members of the Committee are not eligible to be nominated or submit nominations.

Nominating Procedure

Any member of the public may nominate an employee of an IIAC Member firm by completing an online nomination form. The Award is presented to an individual, rather than to pairs or teams. Please ensure your submission is for an individual.

Nominees are welcome to write a letter offering a personal perspective on how they meet the criteria. Nominees can submit this letter to Pauline Flores (pflores@iiac.ca) by the deadline.

Call for 2018 nominations closed on Friday, June 1, 2018.

To nominate someone, please click here.


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Past IIAC Top Under 40 Award Recipients 

2017

2016

2015

2014

 

Past IIAC Top Under 40 Award Nominees

The 2017 IIAC Top Under 40 Award nominees were featured in the September 2017 edition of Investment Executive. To see the full-page advertisement, click here.

The 2016 IIAC Top Under 40 Award nominees were featured in the September 2016 issue of Investment Executive. To see the full-page advertisement, click here.

The 2015 IIAC Top Under 40 Award nominees were featured in the September 2015 issue of Investment Executive. To see the full-page advertisement, click here.

The 2014 IIAC Top Under 40 Award finalists were featured in the September 2014 issue of Investment Executive. To see the advertisement, click here.