Trust Team

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Georgina Villeneuve, B.Comm, MBA, MTI
VP Trust Services



Georgina brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the administration and settlement of First Nation Trusts. Georgina has over 24 years of experience in the trust industry and has been administering First Nation trusts for over 20 years.

Georgina earned an undergraduate degree in commerce from the University of Calgary and an MBA from the University of Regina.  She obtained her MTI (Member Trust Institute) designation through the Institute of Canadian Bankers.  Georgina is currently a member of NATOA, CANDO and AFOA.

Georgina completed the AFOA Harvard Program on Leading People and Investing to Build Sustainable Communities.

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Jeff Frketich, FCPA, FCGA, CFA
AVP – Trust Investment Compliance & Performance


Jeff joined Peace Hills Trust in August of 2012. His 25 years of experience in the investment industry gives Peace Hills an added dimension of depth in monitoring and reviewing external managers’ performance. One of his tasks is to provide training sessions on investment basics and investment policy statements to Trustees as part of Peace Hills’ ongoing commitment to capacity building for its clients.

Jeff started Ridgewood Capital Asset Management with his partners in 2008, where he was Vice President. He structured and managed discretionary accounts for his clients, which included First Nations, foundations and individuals. Prior to that he was a Portfolio Manager at Mulvihill Wealth Management, where he specialized in First Nation clients. Jeff began working with First Nations in 1996 while working with the Yukon Territorial Government. He helped develop investment policy statements and did training sessions for Chief and Councils and investment committees throughout the Yukon.

Jeff is a CFA charter holder, is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and graduated from the University of British Columbia.

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Audrey Yong, B.Comm – Manager, Trust Accounting Services



Audrey joined Peace Hills Trust in 2006 and quickly moved into the role of specialized reporting.  Her strong accounting skills are an integral part of our ability to produce timely and accurate financial reports for our clients. Audrey is working towards completing her CGA and Specialist Trust Institute.

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Jackie Kang, B. Admin – Trust Accounting Services



Jackie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting, with honours, and has completed the academy courses for the CGA. Jackie is responsible for issuing monthly financial statements to clients.

Carli Reid Expand/Collapse

Carli Reid, B.Sc. – Manager Trust Investment Compliance & Performance



Carli is a recent addition to Peace Hills Trust. She has five years experience providing unique customized solutions to individual clients at the Alberta Treasury Branch. Over the past five years she has volunteered to provide financial literacy sessions to groups and individuals. Carli received a Bronze Medal of Bravery (2016) from the Royal Canadian Humane Association and a Certificate of Commendation (2017) from the Governor General of Canada. Carli has completed her NATOA level one trust training and is on the first level of her journey to become an CIPM designation.