Making Money Make A Difference To Our Members
At Connect First Credit Union we spend our days helping our members achieve their financial aspirations through two trusted local brands - First Calgary Financial and Chinook Financial - and a community-focused approach to banking that’s true to our co-operative principles. You’re our member, not a number. We’re your neighbours, and your partner.
Over 75 years ago we started from humble beginnings. Through the years, we’ve grown to become one of Alberta’s leading financial institutions through a desire to connect the dots between your dreams, your goals, your community and your financial wellness. We believe that banking is about more than money − it’s a cornerstone of every vibrant community and that our members should expect us to positively impact the financial success and viability of the communities that we call home.
We invest meaningfully in the potential and well-being of our employees, and what matters most to our members. We have honest conversations, about real things, as real people.
Because when our members succeed - we succeed.
THAT’S THE CONNECT FIRST CREDIT UNION DIFFERENCE.
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Connect First Credit Union
Canada’s tenth largest credit union, with:
- +$5 Billion in assets under administration
- +600 Employees
- +100,000 Members
- 26 Branches across 13 Alberta communities
A mission to Make Money Make a Difference.
A vision to be Alberta’s neighbourhood credit union. A strong foundation of core values drive everything we do:
- We Think Big
- We Act Local
- We Take Charge
- We Make It Easy
We make a difference in your community. In 2016:
- $1,099,987 community contributions were made (including funds leveraged from external stakeholders and in-kind support)
- 2,380 volunteer hours donated by employees
- 121 donations made by 27 branches to 108 community organizations across southern Alberta
Quarterly Stakeholder & Financial Reports for Connect First Credit Union can be found on our corporate website.
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Board of Directors and Executive Team
Our leaders work hard to represent the best interests of our members and credit union. Get to know them.
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