President and Chief Executive Officer
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Tracy joined Coast Capital Savings Credit Union as President & CEO in June 2009. She brings 20-plus-years' experience in the international financial services industry to her leadership role at one of Canada's largest credit unions. Tracy joined Coast Capital Savings to lead the entrepreneurial-styled credit union in its quest to bring innovation to banking in Canada.
She holds a BA with a Double Major in Economics and Asian Studies from the University of Victoria and an MSc in Business Administration in International Trade and Finance from the University of British Columbia.
A four-time recipient of WXN's Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ award and recent inductee into the Top 100 Hall of Fame™, Tracy is a past honoree of Business in Vancouver's Influential Women in Business award and received a Distinguished Alumni award from the University of Victoria's Faculty of Social Sciences.
She is a director of Central 1 Credit Union, The Vancouver Board of Trade, the C.D. Howe Institute, Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation, and C.H.I.L.D., a Canadian foundation dedicated to finding a cure for Crohn's, colitis and other liver disorders in children. Tracy is also a member of the Sauder School of Business Faculty Advisory Board.
About Coast Capital Savings
Coast Capital Savings Credit Union is Canada's second largest credit union with total assets under administration of $12.3 billion, more than 478,000 members and 51 branches in the Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, and Vancouver Island regions of British Columbia. Its purpose is To change the way Canadians feel about banking, forever, by providing simple financial help to its members.
Coast Capital's reputation and culture of providing helpful service has played a significant role in its success and financial performance. The concept of challenging banking conventions to bring innovation into the organization is what drives Coast Capital's corporate strategy. Product innovations based on this approach have led to Canada's first free chequing account from a full-service financial institution and the country's most flexible mortgage product, the You're the BossTM Mortgage, which was named 2010 Mortgage of the Year by canadianmortgagetrends.com.
Coast Capital lives to make its communities stronger as being engaged in community investment goes back to its roots as a cooperative organization. It gives back 7% of its pre-tax profit to its communities and donated $5 million in 2011.
In 2011, Coast Capital was recognized as having one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ and is a member of Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club.
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