The Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) welcomes its new CEO, Tami Hynes

The Appraisal Institute of Canada's (AIC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Tami Hynes as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Tami brings to AIC a wealth of experience in strategic planning, organizational change and effectiveness, certification and governance. Known for her ability to build relationships and navigate complexity, Tami has occupied senior leadership positions in financial services, member association and professional certification sectors over her nearly 30-year career.

Immediately prior to joining AIC, Tami served as vice-president, precertification education at Chartered Professional Accountants Canada, one of the largest accounting bodies in the world, where she was responsible for the strategic direction and operational oversight of education and assessment for entering the profession. Before that, Tami was CEO of the Optometry Examining Board of Canada and held other key roles at an Ontario regulatory body and a Canadian bank. Tami holds a B.Comm and an MBA from Memorial University and currently serves as a director of Brain Injury Canada.

"We are very pleased that our rigourous and extensive search process has resulted in the selection of a candidate with a unique set of qualifications and experience that will ensure the continued success of the AIC. We are confident that Tami is the right person to lead the AIC as it continues to adapt and evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of the marketplace and fulfill its mandate of public protection, member service, and ensures that AIC-designated valuation professionals always possess the leading-edge knowledge and expertise required to provide the highest level of service and advice to their clients," said AIC President Suzanne de Jong, AACI, P.App.

"I'm proud and honoured to join such a reputable and essential organization. I look forward to working with the membership, board, staff, and all our partners and stakeholders to lead the Appraisal Institute of Canada and its members into a future of continued high performance," said Ms. Hynes.