Envision Financial

Fact Sheet

Envision Financial is a premier provider of banking, investment and insurance services for residents and businesses throughout the Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland and Kitimat regions. As a division of First West Credit Union, B.C.’s third-largest credit union, Envision Financial brings innovative products, an extensive branch network and local decision-making to the banking experience.

 

General information

  • Established: 1946
  • Regional administration centre: Langley, B.C.
  • Branches: 21 branches and 16 insurance offices throughout B.C. 
  • Previous Merger: Delta Credit Union and FirstHeritage Savings merged Jan. 1, 2001, to form Envision Credit Union. Envision then merged with Valley First Credit Union in 2010 to form First West Credit Union. Enderby & District Credit Union joined First West Credit Union in 2013, while Island Savings Credit Union joined in 2015.

Leadership

  • First West Credit Union CEO: Launi Skinner
  • Envision Financial President: David Lanphear

First West Credit Union information

  • Size: Third-largest credit union in B.C.
  • Assets under administration: $11 billion
  • Retail branches: 54
  • Insurance offices: 39
  • Members: More than 240,000
  • Employees: More than 1,700
  • Network of brands:
    • Envision Financial
    • Enderby & District Financial
    • Island Savings
    • Valley First

Distinctions

  • For eight years running, named one of the “50 Best Employers in Canada.” by the Globe and Mail's Report on Business magazine.
  • Recipient of National Quality Institute Certificate of Merit (2003).
  • Designated a Caring Company by Imagine Canada.

Community Investment

  • In 2017, the Envision Financial division of First West Credit Union contributed over $1.1 million in the communities we serve. This includes partnerships and sponsorships supporting non-profit and charitable organizations, education, arts and culture events, donations and in-kind support.
  • In 2017, the First West Foundation granted $355,387 from the Envision Financial Community Endowment fund to local charities and initiatives strengthening our social sector and enhancing the resiliency of our communities.
  • Launched in March 2013, Envision Financial’s signature cause The Full Cupboard has raised over $587,400 and collected more than 74,000 pounds of food for food banks in the Fraser Valley, North Fraser and Kitimat.
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