Jestine Payne

CFA & CSC Instructor

Jestine is one of the world's only full-time female CFA prep course instructors.  She passed the June 2018 CFA Level 1 exam over the 80th percentile.  Her favourite teaching topic is Fixed Income, where she scored over the 90th percentile.  She is also our lead instructor for Calgary’s only Canadian Securities Course prep class taught outside of a university. Leaning on her extensive experience as an equity trader for one of Calgary’s most illustrious investment banks, she brings an in-depth understanding of North American capital markets, influential industry connections, and real-life application to her class.

Jestine is a born-and-bred Calgarian and holds a Bachelor’s degree in business from Mount Royal University. She is a licensed professional in the Canadian securities industry, having completed the CSC, CPH, 90-day training and WME. She has also completed the Series 7 U.S requirement. Outside of work, Jestine is an adrenaline-seeking downhill mountain biker, freestyle snowboarder, and connoisseur of well shaken whiskey sours and gourmet coffee.