2 Credit Unions’ Recognized as Canadian Leaders


Since 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies has been Canada’s leading business awards program and continues to be the preeminent mark of business excellence. Measured in a 2 phased rigorous and independent process evaluating a company on:

  • Strategy development

  • Financial acumen

  • Corporate strengths

  • Marketplace performance

  • Talent retention

  • Risk management

Winners join an exclusive list of Canada’s leading companies, receiving business coaching from Deloitte and CIBC to analyze specific business issues and adopt operational best practices.

For the 20th consecutive and 16th consecutive year, Connect First Credit Union (HQ Calgary) and Servus Credit Union (HQ in Edmonton) are 2 of 3 credit unions and some of the only financial institutions recognized in the ‘Platinum’ category of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

“I am honoured Connect First continues to be acknowledged, now 20 years in a row, as a Canadian company that sets the highest standards of business performance and corporate success. This recognition reflects our unwavering commitment to our employees and the more than 125,000 members we serve in communities across Central and Southern Alberta.”

Paul Kelly, CEO – Connect First Credit Union

“We’re very proud to be recognized again with this national honourand to be identified in the same league as Canada’s leading companies. It is a credit to the dedication of Servus employees to shaping the financial fitness of our members with sound advice, [and] services to help them manage their money on their terms”

Garth Warner, President and CEO of Servus Credit Union

Media Releases: Connect First Credit Union | Servus Credit Union

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