President, Edward Jones Canada
David Gunn is the President of Edward Jones Canada, a full-service financial brokerage serving Canadian communities from coast-to-coast. David is responsible for the firm’s strategic direction, working together with more than 2,300 advisors, branch office administrators and home-office associates who partner with individual Canadian investors to make a meaningful difference in their lives by helping them achieve their most important financial goals.
David began his Edward Jones career in 2000 as an advisor in Calgary, Alberta. In 2008, he was named an Edward Jones principal and relocated to the firm’s headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario with responsibility for Financial Advisor Development and Support. In 2013, David relocated to the firm’s St. Louis headquarters as an Area Leader in Branch and Region Development. He returned to Canada in December 2015 to lead Financial Advisor Talent Acquisition. David was named President of Edward Jones Canada in 2018, with a strong mandate and vision to become the first choice of the serious, long-term investor.
David, a native of St. Thomas, Ontario, graduated with honours from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He is also a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School’s Securities Industry Institute and earned an MBA from Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management.