About Us

Kristen Sheppard

Director, Membership & Partner Relations

As Director, Membership & Partner Relations, Kristen is responsible for member services and managing relationships with RIA Members to support their responsible investment objectives. Prior to joining the RIA, Kristen spent over 15 years at CIBC World Markets, most recently as an Executive Director, Head of Institutional Money Market Sales. Her responsibilities included working with Canada’s largest pension funds and asset managers in identifying fixed-income portfolio solutions, as well as leading CIBC World Markets’ domestic funding initiatives. Kristen is committed to client advocacy, diversity and inclusion, and change management.