Gord Sherven

Investment Advisor


Gord’s success with his clients comes through his diligent and consultative approach in building financial plans, combined with a passion for providing exceptional client service. Gord has been an Investment Advisor since 2000, and facilitated the opening of the Calgary office of Wellington West Capital Inc. in 2003. Since then, National Bank acquired Wellington West Inc. in July 2011. Gord played four years of professional hockey in the NHL with the Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota North Stars and the Hartford Whalers from 1983-1987. He was a member of the Canadian Olympic Hockey Team in 1988 and had 12 successful seasons in the German and Swiss Elite Hockey Leagues. While in Europe, Gord became fluent in German and served five years as Treasurer and Board Member of the German Professional Hockey Players Association. In 2001, he was proud to be selected to the Board of Hockey Canada, where he continues his role in developing the game. In 2002, Gord received the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Medal in recognition of his significant achievements and outstanding contributions to his community and to Canada. Family and community are very important to him; he coaches hockey and soccer teams, along with volunteering for the Special Olympics and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Gord resides in Calgary with his wife Donna and their three children.

In The Community

Gord has been a very active in a number of organizations over the years and in 2002 received the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Medal in recognition of his significant achievements and outstanding contributions to his community and to Canada. In May of 2012 he was a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for community service.

  • Hockey Canada: Member of the Board of Directors for Hockey Canada since 2000. This board helps direct all aspects of change and development in the game in Canada.
  • Team Canada Hockey Alumni Association: Gord was instrumental in helping develop and implement website content and supporting the recruitment of the Team Canada Alumni membership that has grown to 1400 registered members. This association will help former players reconnect with the game and to continue to honour and celebrate our rich hockey traditions.
  • The Athol Murray College of Notre Dame Sports Dinners: Co-Chair for these events in 2005 & 2007 and 2011, which have raised in excess of $100,000 for students. Current Vice-President of the Alberta Alumni.
  • Local Community Sports: Gord coached minor hockey and soccer teams for 8 years.
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation: Gord regularly canvasses for this foundation.
  • Calgary Special Olympics: Spending time with these great young athletes and helping them at their events has been extremely rewarding for Gord.
  • Calgary Flames Alumni: He has been an active member of the Calgary Flames Alumni, contributing to their many fundraising events in Calgary and southern Alberta.
  • Canadian Hockey Foundation: Steering Committee member for the 2008 Hockey Canada Foundation Celebrity Classic Gala Dinner/Golf Event, which raised in excess of $500,000 for the foundation.