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David Gunn

Principal
President, Edward Jones Canada

At A Glance

  • Joined Edward Jones in 2000
  • President, Edward Jones Canada
  • Named an Edward Jones principal in 2008

David Gunn is the President of Edward Jones Canada, the subsidiary of the U.S.-based Fortune 500 financial services firm Edward Jones. As country leader, David is responsible for the more than 2,300 advisors, branch office administrators and home-office associates who partner with individual investors to improve the financial well-being of Canadian individuals, families and communities. He is driven by Edward Jones' purpose – to partner for positive impact to improve the lives of our clients and colleagues, and together, better our communities and society.

David began his Edward Jones career in 2000 as an advisor in Calgary, Alberta, where he quickly proved to be one of the firm's top advisors. In 2008, David was named an Edward Jones principal and relocated to the firm's Mississauga Campus.

From 2013 to 2015, David deepened his leadership skills by working in the firm's St. Louis headquarters as a Branch and Region Development leader. He returned to Canada in December 2015 to lead Financial Advisor Talent Acquisition.

When he assumed the role of President in June 2018, David did so as an advocate of robust talent development and a strong proponent of client centricity. David strives to connect the work of each associate at Edward Jones back to the client experience, putting the client at the center of everything Edward Jones Canada does.

David, a native of St. Thomas, Ontario, graduated with honors from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He is also a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School's Securities Industry Institute and earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

David enjoys spending time with his children, hiking the trails of Southern Ontario and travelling.

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