Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor, SRI Wealth Management Group, RBC Wealth Management
CATHERINE CHEN has significant corporate finance and institutional advisory experience and has been in the investment field since 1993. Before joining RBC Wealth Management, she was part of the SRI Wealth Management Group at Piper Jaffray where she advised foundation, non-profit organizations and high net worth individuals on socially responsible investments. Prior to Piper Jaffray, Catherine worked with J.P. Morgan as an investment banker covering the healthcare, natural resources and technology sectors. During her tenure at J.P. Morgan, Catherine advised clients on over $5 billion of M&A, project finance and equity and fixed income underwriting transactions. She was based in the New York, San Francisco, and Hong Kong offices, and has expertise in advising multi-national companies. Prior to that, she was an analyst in the International Banking Department of Chinatrust Commercial Bank in Taiwan, part of one of the largest conglomerates in Taiwan. She performed investment analysis for a variety of project finance transactions and assisted in the establishment of the firm’s Hong Kong office.
Catherine is a former Board member of the Children’s Council of San Francisco, a non-profit childcare referral and resource center, and Advisory Board member for the Women’s Funding Network. She is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and has a BA in both Economics and History where she is a Cal Alumni Scholar. She is also a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®), a designation she earned from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She is Series 7 and 66 registered.