Joyce Burnett graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island with a B.Sc. and from Dalhousie Law School with her Bachelor of Laws. She was called to the Alberta Bar in 1986.
Prior to joining RBC, Joyce practiced law exclusively in the areas of wills, estate planning, estate administration, trusts, and charities law for ten years. She has taught professional continuing education seminars for the Legal Education Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association.
Joyce is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the Canadian Bar Association Wills and Estates, and Elder Law Subsections. She has spoken at many public and private seminars on the importance of estate planning, including planning for incapacity and succession. She is a regular speaker during Edmonton Wills Week, sponsored by the Edmonton Community Foundation.
Joyce is also very active in her community where she has been involved with a number of charitable and non-profit organizations.
As a Premier Banking Advisor for the Greater Edmonton region, Ann Edwards works as a single point of contact, providing banking and credit solutions for select high net worth individuals and their families. Acting as a single point of contact, she partners with Investment Advisors and Counsellors across the region and provides personalized service, and tailored advice to efficiently manage their day-to-day banking needs.
Ann has been with RBC for over 30 years, and prior to her current position worked for five years as a Private Banking Associate. In this previous role, she worked closely with high-net-worth clients to identify their needs and provide day-to-day banking and credit solutions.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Queen’s University. In recognition of her achievements, she has received numerous quarterly and annual RBC top performer awards.
Committed to giving back to her community, Ann has volunteered at charities such as Little Warriors and Employabilities, an organization that helps those with disabilities find fulfilling employment. Ann also volunteered in Malawi in 2015 to help build a primary school and hosts Rotary Club Exchange students.
Ann was born and raised in Sarnia, Ontario, and moved to Alberta in 1997. She is married with two children and three step-children, and enjoys reading, skiing, hiking, travelling and visiting art galleries.