Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC): 100-year anniversary


Date:  1/5/2016
ArticleType:  Member News

The Timmins branch of the CIBC celebrated a remarkable 100-year anniversary in 2016.  Financial Advisor Jessica Hardy took a few moments to answer some questions about this stunning milestone.

Q: Provide a brief description of your business.
CIBC is financial institution specializing in a variety of banking services and financial planning services.  Our advisors support clients in attaining their financial goals through every stage of their life. 

Q: How many employees do you have?
Twenty-seven.

Q: What factors have helped you to successfully reach this particular milestone?
Adaptability in an ever-changing economy and providing a client-centric focus in all we do through the creation of new programs and procedures that make it easy to do business with CIBC.

Q: What has been your most memorable moment in business?
Our most memorable moment in business is when we are able to help our clients achieve their goals and provide them with sound financial advice they can feel confident in.

Q: What’s one interesting thing about your business that people might not be aware of?
CIBC is heavily invested in the community, as we and our staff actively participate in the Run for the Cure, United Way and various fundraising efforts throughout the year.
As a banking centre, CIBC has made its primary focus on planning with our clients and working together with them to attain their goals.

Q: What is the biggest challenge you have overcome as a business to reach this milestone?
The biggest challenge that we have had to overcome is maintaining adaptability in an ever changing economy, from new regulations, government legislation while ensuring our clients are on plan to meet their goals.

Q: What has your experience doing business in Timmins been like thus far?
The City of Timmins is a relationship-driven community and doing business in a city that values quality relationships based on trust has been very rewarding.

Q: What can we expect from your business in the future? Are there any plans on the horizon you would like people to know about?
CIBC began as a transactional institution servicing their clients day to day banking needs.  Since this time CIBC has evolved into a full service planning and advice banking centre with numerous options and a team designed to work with clients to attain their goals.

Q: What can we expect from your business in the future? Are there any plans on the horizon you would like people to know about?

CIBC will continue to grow and evolve with the changing needs of our clients helping them plan effectively to attain their goals.