Community Brand Manager wins Co-operative Visionary Leadership Award

December 15, 2015

Calgary, Alberta – Connect First Credit Union is proud to announce our Community Brand Manager, Teri Buckley was chosen as the recipient of the Co-operative Visionary Leadership Award this past weekend.

The 2015 Co-operative Leadership Awards Gala were held yesterday at the Red Deer Holiday Inn and Suites

Teri’s nominator – Courtney Hare from Momentum Calgary explains why she nominated Teri for this award.

“We chose Teri because of her endless commitment and passion. We are so honoured to work with her on many occasions and her continued support in helping Albertans break the payday loan cycle.”

The Co-operative Visionary Leadership award is quite substantial helping Alberta’s co-operatives build a better world.

Connect First Credit Union offers its members a full range of financial products and services and the branch network of a large financial institution, while retaining its trusted local brands and continuing its community-focused approach to banking. Connect First Credit Union is one of Canada’s ten largest credit unions, with over $5 billion in assets under administration. It serves 100,000 members through 27 branches in 15 communities across southern Alberta, under the Chinook Financial and First Calgary Financial brands. For more information visit

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For more information, please contact:

Alison Archambault
Director of Brand & Stakeholder Engagement
Connect First Credit Union
Ph: (403) 736-4015 Cell: (403) 473-3676