Dominion Lending Centres
When you consider Dr. Sherry Cooper’s laundry list of achievements and awards, her inclusion on this list is a no-brainer. A member of the Women’s Executive Hall of Fame since 2004, she was also previously a member of the American Bankers’ Association Economic Advisory Council and was named as the National Post’s third Most Influential Woman in Canada in 2002.
Cooper spent three decades as the chief economist at BMO, advising Canada’s largest bank on the housing and mortgage markets. Now she lectures at McMaster University and the DeGroote School of Business, as well as serving as chief economist for DLC.