Arnie has worked in the banking and financial services industry since 1969. Between 1969 and 1986, he held a series of senior positions with the Bank of British Columbia (now HSBC). He then founded and was president and CEO of Aetna Trust Company, a highly successful residential and commercial real estate lender, financial intermediary and personal trust operation, which was sold to Canadian Western Trust in 1996.
In September 2001, he joined Bancorp as its president and CEO, and subsequently worked very closely with Bancorp’s investor clients. Arnie was appointed chairman of Bancorp’s Board of Directors in 2011.
Arnie holds a BA in economics and psychology from the University of British Columbia.