Advocis appoints Robert Eby as Chair of Board of Directors


June 28, 2021 – Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert (Rob) Eby as Chair of the Board of Directors. An Executive Financial Consultant with Rob Eby & Associates and IG Private Wealth Management in Winnipeg since 2006, Rob is a member of the Private Wealth Management Division.

Previously, Rob was Manager of Sales Technology Research, Development, and Training with Investors Group. He has also been VP of Strategic Business Development for Emerging Information Systems Inc. (EISI). His career began in 1987 with the information technology department of IG Wealth Management, where he was responsible in part for the implementation and training of financial planning tools for advisors.

In addition to being Vice Chair of the TFAAC Board from 2019-2021, Rob served on the Advocis Chapter Leadership Council from 2012 – 2015 and was the 2010 – 2011 President and 2007 – 2009 Treasurer of the Advocis Winnipeg Chapter.

Rob comes from a legacy of financial planners. Rob’s grandfather, father and sister are all financial planners; together, they have over 140 years of experience with IG Wealth Management. Alongside his wife and three daughters, Rob is an avid skier during the winter months, and enjoys spending the summer with his family on their boat at Lake of the Woods.