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Leading Edge with Tamara Finch | Webinar

Thursday, February 24th 2022
11:45 PM to 12:30 PM
Virtual Program, ON

Join WCM for an edition of Leading Edge featuring Tamara Finch, EMD Financial Sponsors who will be interviewed by Jenna Young VP FX Electronic Trading, TD Bank Canada. Tamara will share building a rewarding buy-side and sell-side career, being resilient, and the opportunities she sees for women in finance in the coming decade.

About WCM's Leading Edge Sessions

WCM's Leading Edge sessions offer finance professionals and members direct access to some of the industry's most influential thought leaders. Participants will learn prevalent industry trends, market outlooks and insights into future careers in finance, as well as a glimpse into the speaker's personal career journey. These events are targeted at junior and mid-level professional men and women.

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*TD employees can access a complimentary ticket by emailing Sabrina Trani at


Jenna Young

Vice President, Electronic FX Trading, TD Securities

Jenna is responsible for the day-to-day risk management of the global trading book. She codes tools to help automate desk processes and builds data-based applications to analyze the business. She was the first person to lead the data and analytics initiative within the FX business. Prior to her role in electronic FX trading, Jenna was responsible for cleaning up existing data, creating meaningful reporting and visualizations, and planning for future data storage and management. Outside of her role, Jenna is a member of our firm's Women in Leadership Committee as a member of the Events team tasked with planning, coordinating, and executing North American events. She is also a member of Women in Capital Markets (WCM) network.

Jenna holds a Master of Science in Financial Mathematics from McMaster University and an Honours Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Saint Mary's University. 


Tamara Finch

EMD Financial Sponsors

Tamara Finch is Executive Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Sponsors at TD  Securities. Tamara leads a high performing investment banking team responsible for being a  trusted advisor to Private Equity, Infrastructure, and Canadian Pension Plan investors across  LBO, M&A, IPO and financing mandates. In her 20+ years of private equity, investment and  corporate banking experience, Tamara has built a reputation for being an entrepreneurial  change agent, building trust, achieving consensus, and driving value.   Tamara is seen as a senior female role model in Finance, a believer in talent being the key driver  of value in all companies, and a passionate advocate of the advancement of women in the  workplace and on boards. Tamara believes that diversity in teams and board rooms leads to  better discussions, better decision making and ultimately better performance.  
Prior to joining TD, Tamara was a direct private equity investor, built the successful value  creation business for Ontario Teachers’, creating a systematic, repeatable transformation  agenda across the global 60+ company direct investment portfolio that consistently delivered  top quartile returns. Tamara sat on the Private Capital Underwriting Committee, chaired the  Portfolio Monitoring Committee, and took on key leadership roles in strategy, talent and digital  innovation for the pension fund.  
Tamara began her finance career at Scotiabank in Corporate Credit focused on leveraged buy outs. She has extensive board experience including Amica Senior Lifestyles, Exal Group, Alliance  Laundry Systems and Women’s College Hospital.  
Tamara holds a BA Honours Economics from Queen's University and an MBA from the University  of Toronto. She is a CFA charterholder and holds the ICD.D designation. Outside of work Tamara enjoys community service, spending time with family and friends, and a good tennis match.

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