MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (September 8, 2014) - RBC Wealth Management, one of the nation’s largest full-service securities firms, is pleased to announce that Kathy Gremillion, director of Business Technology Initiatives, was recently named a trustee of the Securities Industry Institute® (SII). In this role, Kathy will also serve as a member of the SII Board of Directors.

“We are proud that Kathy has been named to the board of trustees of the SII,” said John Taft, CEO, RBC Wealth Management – U.S. “Her appointment reflects RBC's continued commitment to develop, support and invest in educational programs and initiatives that improve the quality of leadership in the financial services industry.”

Founded in 1952, the SII is the premier executive development program for financial services professionals. For more than 60 years, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania have partnered to equip SII participants with practical information, ideas and answers directly applicable to their present and future responsibilities.

The SII is a three-consecutive year program with a customized executive curriculum that is redesigned each year to reflect the needs of an ever-changing and ever-challenging business. RBC Wealth Management sponsors several individuals each year to attend this program.

As director of Business Technology Initiatives, Gremillion is responsible for planning and organizing business technology and other initiatives within the RBC Wealth Management – U.S. platform, prioritizing the integration and content of technology releases and assuring proper communication and training for users impacted by these initiatives. She joined the firm in 2002 and previously acted as director, products, services and strategies for RBC Correspondent & Advisor Services.

About RBC Wealth Management – U.S.

In the United States, RBC Wealth Management operates as a division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC. Founded in 1909, RBC Capital Markets, LLC. is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, and other major securities exchanges. RBC Wealth Management has more than $260 billion of assets under administration and nearly 2,000 financial advisors operating in 200 locations in 42 states.

For more information, please contact:

Jonell Lundquist, RBC Wealth Management:
612-371-2239 or jonell.lundquist@rbc.com