The Board of Directors of connectFirst has accepted the resignation of our CEO, Wellington Holbrook. Wellington is stepping aside for personal reasons. We thank Wellington for his contributions to connectFirst.
connectFirst is in very good hands with a skilled executive group and a dedicated management team. We remain a strong, stable credit union that continues to grow our business and we remain committed to our ambitious goals that include building a more prosperous future for our members and all Albertans, through the passion, know-how, expertise, connection and understanding of our teams.
The Board of connectFirst is now focused on selecting a CEO who will continue our positive momentum. In the interim, we are delighted to announce that Kendra Holland, currently serving as Chief Risk and Administration Officer, will assume the interim role of CEO. Kendra offers a wealth of experience in the credit union system and has been a key driver of our business success.
ABOUT CONNECTFIRST CREDIT UNION
connectFirst Credit Union, one of the largest and most successful credit unions in Canada, is a full-service financial institution with over $6 billion in assets under administration. connectFirst employs 750 Albertans who provide a range of financial products and advice in more than 40 communities across central and southern Alberta. It serves over 125,000 members through a community-focused approach to banking.