“…I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep…” - Robert Frost
Rod Burylo is a seasoned business leader with over 30 years of experience. As a Board Advisor for PinnacleAF, he provides valuable insights and guidance on strategic planning, risk management, and business development.
In May 2023, Rod joined PinnacleAF in a larger capacity as Manager, Capital Markets, leveraging his extensive experience in this field to help the company achieve its growth objectives.
Throughout his career, Rod has held various senior leadership roles in both public and private organizations, including Director, Chief Compliance Officer, and Director of Marketing. His diverse background and expertise have made him a valuable asset to the companies he has worked with.
By bringing his wealth of experience to PinnacleAF, Rod is helping the company to stay ahead of the curve and achieve its ambitious goals. With his proven track record of success and dedication to excellence, Rod is a key member of the PinnacleAF team.
Areas of Expertise
Canadian Advisor of the Year Award Winner, 2004
Canadian Financial Literacy Champion Finalist, 2019
Advocis Regulatory Symposium Keynote Spear, 2019
Passions and Hobbies
Schooling and Continuing Education
Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI®) Designation
Chartered Investment Manager (CIM ®) Designation
Certified Financial Planner (CFP ®) Designation
BA, University of Calgary, Applied Ethics and Law
Canadian Securities Course
Canadian Options Course
Partners, Directors and Officers Course
Exempt Market Products Course
Investment Management Techniques Course
Portfolio Manager Techniques Course
Chief Compliance Officers Qualifying Course
Directorships and Appointments
GAMA Canada, Board Director, Chair of Education Committee, Chair of Communications Committee
National Exempt Market Association, Board Director, Chair of Ethics Committee, Chair of Education Committee
Foundation for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship, Founder, Director, Board Chair
Environmental Advisory Board, Chair
Calgary Buddhist Temple, Director, President, Chair of Capital Committee
PBA Alberta, Marketing Committee
Speaking and Publications
Rod has been writing and speaking internationally for over 30 years. He has been a columnist on several occasions, and is a regular media contributor and source primarily on the topic of professional ethics.
Rod is the author of three books, including his 2019 published: The Wealthy Buddhist.
Rod has been providing public and professional educational sessions internationally throughout his career. Currently, Rod provides continuing education programs on the topic of professional ethics to the financial services, accounting, and health care industries. Additionally, he provides keynotes on the topic of technology, communications, and entrepreneurship.