Meet Wellington Holbrook.

President & CEO.

Wellington Holbrook is the President and CEO of Vancity, Canada’s largest community credit union. With a 30-year career in Canada’s financial services industry, Wellington has focused his career on cooperatives and banking institutions with missions that extend beyond profits.

Prior to becoming CEO of Vancity, Wellington held progressively senior roles at financial institutions across Canada. At connectFirst Credit Union, Wellington served as Chief Operating Officer before taking on the role of CEO, leading the credit union through mergers and the integration of several credit unions under a new brand. At ATB Financial, he led their retail, business and agriculture banking lines of business and, as Chief Transformation and Technology Officer, he led an ambitious digital, business and cultural transformation at the largest Alberta-based financial institution. Serving as the Senior Vice-President of Operations at the Business Development Bank of Canada, Wellington played a pivotal role in leading and shaping the bank's business across Western Canada.

Fluent in French and English, Wellington holds a B. Comm from the University of Manitoba and an MBA with distinction from the University of Oxford. In 2008, he was invited by the Clerk to the Privy Council of Canada to partake in a year-long program focused on foreign diplomacy and where he honed his leadership skills.

Wellington has served on several boards, and currently is Chair of the Calgary Telus Convention Centre. He is an avid music fan and amateur musician. He and his wife have two adult children.

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