December 8th, 2021 (Surrey / Traditional territories of the Semiahmoo First Nation, Katzie and Kwantlen First Nation)
Community Savings Credit Union is pleased to announce Raj Khunkhun is taking on a new role, Vice-President, Strategic Partnerships. Raj has been AVP of Credit and Risk since 2014, he was responsible for safeguarding credit union assets and overall effectiveness of the loan portfolio. Raj continues to be a member of CSCU’s Executive Leadership team which contributes to the long-term strategic success and achievement of the credit union’s purpose.
As Vice-President, Strategic Partnerships, Raj will lead CSCU’s efforts to grow the number of union organizations banking with the credit union. Being British Columbia’s largest fully unionized credit union, CSCU is proud to be the primary financial partner for 100+ union organizations. In addition, Raj will be developing new programs to provide financial services to the membership of BC unions. CSCU’s roots come from the labour movement and after 77 years, is still a purpose-led credit union deeply committed to the working community.
Mike Schilling, President and CEO of Community Savings, commented:
“I'm delighted to have Raj focussed on our relationships with labour unions - as the largest provider of banking services to BCs labour movement Community Savings is in a unique position to support working people across our province and Raj will lead our efforts to do this every day.”
Raj Khunkhun, said:
“As the unions’ credit union, we are extremely proud of our long lasting partnerships within the labour movement. These partnerships have been instrumental in the success for CSCU and have led to us to be one of the top performing and fastest growing credit unions in the province. I'm excited for this new challenge and look forward to working with our Union Liaison Officers, Par Sihota and Lisa Langan. Together, we will use innovation to expand our union banking services and help meet the financial needs of working people.”
About Community Savings Credit Union
Community Savings Credit Union is committed to financially empowering its members and BC’s communities by providing best-in-class personal and business banking while supporting economic inclusivity. A fully unionized credit union – and the largest provider of banking services in BC to labour unions – Community Savings also has a strong history of advocating for the labour movement to create a better BC for all.
Member owned and operated, Community Savings invests in BC communities by supporting local charities and non-profit organizations that help create stronger and more vibrant communities. Community Savings is a designated Living Wage Employer and an active partner of the Union Protein Project.