TORONTO –– August 23, 2010––The Association for Financial Professionals of Canada (AFPC) welcomes the Calgary chapter of the Treasury Management Association of Canada (TMAC), which recently voted to become a regional partner under the name AFP of Canada – Calgary.
"Having been a member of both TMAC and AFP of Canada for many years, I know the value that AFP of Canada can bring to our Calgary chapter," said Donald S. Ogg, senior manager, corporate accounts, Royal Bank of Canada. "We look forward to this partnership and the benefits that it will bring to our membership."
Karl K. Schamotta, market strategist with Custom House, a Western Union Company, said, "Calgary's partnership with AFP of Canada will generate significant value by linking our members with a strong, worldwide network of financial professionals, while continuing to deliver a forum for the exchange of ideas at the local level."
In addition to their association with AFP's global brand, regional partners participate in the annual AFP Regional Officers Meeting in Washington, DC. The Calgary chapter joins 58 regional associations throughout North America and the Caribbean currently partnering with AFP.
ABOUT AFP OF CANADA®
Based in Toronto, the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) of Canada is the preferred global resource and advocate for financial professionals in Canada. Its mandate is to raise the stature and visibility of its members through a proven brand of products and services, under the direction of a distinguished board of directors from a wide range of Canadian industries.
The Society of Canadian Treasurers (SCT) is the senior networking branch of AFP of Canada for treasurers or those with senior treasury or finance responsibilities from Canadian companies, crown corporations, governmental departments, and non-profit organizations with revenues in excess of $100 million CAD.
ABOUT AFP® (www.afponline.org/about )
The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) is the daily resource for more than 16,000 members, providing news, economic research, certification programs, networking events, analytical tools, training, and public policy representation to legislators and regulators.
AFP's global reach extends to over 150,000 treasury and financial professionals worldwide, including AFP of Canada; London-based gtnews, an on-line resource for the treasury and finance community; and bobsguide, a financial IT solutions network.