Invest in a career at IPC
One Common Goal
When you invest in your career at Investment Planning Counsel, you become part of one of the fastest growing independent wealth management companies in Canada.
We are led by a team of dynamic leaders and made up of a diverse group of people all driven towards one common goal:
To help our Advisors build a better business.
MILESTONES IN OUR CORPORATE HISTORY
1996Chris Reynolds & Steve Meehan co-found Investment Planning Counsel (IPC)
1997Launch of IPC Securities Corporation (Member, IIROC)
Launch of Counsel Portfolio Services
IPC opens a regional office in British Columbia
2002IPC Investment Corporation granted MFDA membership.
2004IGM becomes IPC's largest shareholder
2006IPC grows to 169 employees
2008Launch of IPC Private Wealth
IPC hits $18 billion in Assets under Administration (AUA)
IPC opens a regional office in Saskatchewan
Launch of IPC Advisor Equity Program
2013IPC opens a regional office in Ottawa
2014Counsel Portfolio Services hits $4 billion in Assets under Management (AUM)
IPC hits $25 billion in Assets under Administration (AUA)
IPC Private Wealth surpasses $500 million in Assets under Management (AUM)
IPC grows to over 800 Advisors with more than 260 employees
THE COMPANY WE KEEP
We are connected to some of the largest and most prominent financial institutions in Canada.
We are majority owned by IGM Financial Inc., a firm listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and a member of the Power Financial group of companies. We have over 800 Advisors who manage more than $24 billion in investments for over 300,000 Canadians across the country.
Our Advisors and clients benefit from the strength and stability of our strong roots and family ties.
YOU ARE NOT A NUMBER
Although we are in an industry that is driven by numbers, we never forget that it’s our people who drive us forward. Simply put, at IPC you are not a number. When you join us you become part of a family that works together to help each other succeed.JOIN THE FAMILY
A DIFFERENT KIND OF CULTURE
At IPC, you can look forward to a challenging and rewarding career - one that will allow you to nurture your talents and grow professionally. We have a vibrant culture of collaboration and idea sharing through all levels of the organization, which inspires an innovative, results-driven work environment.
MEET OUR PEOPLE
After 18 years at one of the “big five” institutions, I must say, IPC is special. I have no doubt that IPC is truly a family of people who care about each other and the Advisors we support. The concept of ‘People First’ is much more than just company lingo, it’s a way of life.
Manager, Client Services
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Get up to speed
From the moment you start, you will gain from a variety of learning opportunities to ensure you can get up to speed quickly. We believe that all learning is great learning and enable continuous education through lunch & learns, in-class training, one-on-one mentoring, webinars and external events.
Professional development is also critical to the success of our Advisors. We facilitate this through town halls, conferences, mastermind sessions and CE credit courses.
IPC IN THE COMMUNITY
Our head-office teams lead various initiatives to promote awareness for important causes.
As an organization we are proud supporters of The Healing Cycle Foundation, Movember and The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Campaign.
TEAM VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
In 2015, IPC established the Volunteer of the Year Award to celebrate our team's community contributions.
Our 2016 Volunteer of the Year is Bill D'Silva, Recruitment Coordinator.
Our Advisors are also active contributors and supporters of charities within their communities and elsewhere in the world.
The following Advisors have been recognized at IPC’s Annual National Conference for their contributions to a local or global community.
- Bill Black (2016)
- Allan L. Johnson (2015)
- Keith Jones (2014)
- Mark Bertoli (2013)
- Steve Fox (2012)
- Ken Vanderlaan (2011)
- Thie Convery (2010)
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
We’re proud to be a part of the IGM Financial Group of Companies and share a commitment to act responsibly in everything we do. Managing our environmental and societal impact contributes to running an efficient business for our stakeholders, empowers our people, and keeps us connected to our communities.READ FULL REPORT