Bethany Moffatt, FCPA, FCMA


Bethany Moffatt joined Scotiabank in 1985 as a commercial trainee. Since then, she has held progressively more senior commercial banking positions including leadership roles within risk management and corporate banking. While in corporate banking, she was involved in the negotiation and execution of what was at the time the largest underwriting in Canadian history. She enjoyed a decade as a corporate lender, where she grew Scotiabank’s revenue and provided debt and risk management solutions to some of the largest Atlantic Canadian companies. 

Bethany is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA). She holds a Bachelor of Economics from Acadia University and a Master's in Business Administration in Finance from Dalhousie University. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.

Early in her career, Bethany taught courses at both St. Mary’s University and Dalhousie University. This early commitment to coaching and tutoring stayed with her throughout her professional career. 

Bethany began her role as the Vice President Commercial Banking Atlantic with Scotiabank in 2014. She leads both the sales team and a team of credit and risk analysts. She is charged with sales, service, hedge products, risk management, people development, and recruitment.  

Bethany is an active member within the community. She has held board and fundraising positions, and key strategic positions within several not-for-profit organizations. Bethany serves or has served as the Chairwoman of the Audit Committee for the Board of Acadia University; a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Halifax; and a member of the Finance Committee for the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

Bethany has been married for almost thirty years to her husband Art. They are lucky to have three children that they like: Evan, Mark and Marissa.

An avid skier and biker, Bethany used to run, but is now a walker. When the world was different, Bethany found time to travel. She now enjoys travelling within the Atlantic bubble.