Leanne Flett Kruger joined Jarislowsky Fraser in 2019 in the role of Director, Indigenous Services. She is primarily focused on developing and deepening the firm’s relationships with Indigenous clients. Leanne is Cree Métis and has worked for First Nation Indian Bands and Indigenous organizations across Canada. She has more than 10 years of experience in the investment industry.
As a trailblazer for Indigenous women in the investment industry, Leanne became a licensed stock broker and played an instrumental role in opening the first brokerage firm on-reserve in Canada, on Westbank First Nation lands in BC. Prior to joining the Jarislowsky Fraser, Leanne was Regional Manager, Indigenous Services for Western Canada, at T.E. Wealth. She also worked at RBC Dominion Securities and CIBC Wood Gundy as Investment & Wealth Advisor.
She holds a diploma in Community Economic Development from Simon Fraser University and is currently pursuing an Executive MBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership.