First West Credit Union is British Columbia’s third-largest credit union with nearly $15.5 billion in total assets and assets under administration, more than 250,000 members and approximately 1,250 employees. Our core business is traditional banking, the provision of personal and business daily banking services. We have the largest geographic reach of any credit union in the province with 46 business locations throughout the province. First West is headquartered in the Vancouver suburb of Langley and has regional administration centres in Duncan on Vancouver Island, and in Penticton in B.C.’s Southern Interior.
First West was formed in 2010 through the merger of Envision Credit Union and Valley First Credit Union; however our roots date back to 1946. Led by Chief Executive Officer Launi Skinner, we've experienced considerable growth since our 2010 formation by marketing our products and services through four locally-known and trusted brand divisions: Island Savings, Envision Financial, Valley First, and Enderby & District Financial.