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,
"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.