Business development manager

Haventree Bank

Suzy Fernandes-Arruda has been working in the financial industry for more than two decades. For the last five years, she’s been with alternative lender Haventree Bank, and she says she feels “extremely gratified to work with a financial institution that keeps the well-being of their clients at the forefront of their core values.”

Fernandes-Arruda also keeps the well-being of her clients – and employees – front and centre. Described by colleagues as dedicated, positive, kind and a leader both within and outside of Haventree Bank, she works closely with brokers to help them make the best choices for their clients and goes out of her way to encourage a collaborative team environment.

Outside of Haventree Bank, Fernandes-Arruda is an active member of WIMI and supports the United Way, Walk for the Cure and several other community programs to fight cancer.