President

Gibbard Group Financial

Having held numerous positions within the lending realm before becoming a mortgage broker, Karen Gibbard has a solid understanding of lending and creative mortgage solutions. Throughout her 30 years in the industry, Gibbard has maintained top sales achievement awards and was named Mortgage Broker of the Year (Fewer Than 25 Employees) at the 2012 Canadian Mortgage Awards. In 2017, she received the MBABC Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement, and she is the only woman to be inducted into the Billion Dollar Club, recognizing mortgage brokers who have individually funded more than $1 billion in mortgages throughout their careers.

Outside of her work as a broker, Gibbard is dedicated to training in karate; she has her black belt and helps run one of the largest karate tournaments in BC. She is also a sought-after panelist, speaker and trainer within the mortgage industry and has been voted multiple times as Top Mortgage Broker on the North Shore through the People’s Choice Awards.