Born in Hong Kong and raised in Vancouver, Fornia graduated from UBC Sauder School of Business (Finance Major) where she obtained both B. Comm and MBA.  She developed into a versatile business professional with a diverse set of skills and experience ranging from financial marketing, events planning, project management to business development.  She is a proven leader in planning and hosting large-scale financial conferences for both institutional and retail focus. Fornia is the Regional Director, Online Brokerage & Digital Wealth at Aviso Wealth. She also previously worked at a financial marketing firm and at a major Canadian bank in both personal banking and online brokerage divisions. She is also passionate in supporting non-profit organizations and led various campaigns for BC Children’s Hospital, United Way, and S.U.C.C.E.S.S during her tenure with past employer. Fornia was previously VP, Events and Interim President for Ascend Vancouver.