Connect First Credit Union Welcomes Mountain View Financial to its Family of Brands

August 1, 2018

Calgary, AB – Connect First, Canada’s seventh largest credit union, is deepening its commitment to being Alberta’s Neighborhood Credit Union today, now providing service to 120,000 central and southern Albertans across 42 branch locations with the addition of Mountain View as its newest locally branded division.

Effective today, Mountain View Credit Union will be known as Mountain View Financial, a division of Connect First Credit Union, led by newly appointed President Stephen Brosinsky, recently promoted from his previous role as Vice President of Operations at Mountain View Credit Union.

With the amalgamation, Connect First has expanded its executive leadership team and introduced new specialized divisions that will continue to propel the organization forward. In addition, four Mountain View Credit Union directors have been appointed to Connect First’s Board of Directors.

“Today marks the start of a new journey for Mountain View. We’re excited to expand and to be working with the talented team at Connect First to offer the best service experience possible for our members, both when they’re close to home and when they’re travelling across southern Alberta”, said Stephen Brosinsky, President of Mountain View Financial.

“Over the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to meet many Mountain View members and employees. I’m inspired by their passion for cooperative principles and for enhancing the communities they operate in. I look forward to the achievements to come from the amalgamation of two long-standing and successful organizations”, said Paul Kelly, CEO of Connect First Credit Union.

About Connect First Credit UnionConnect First Credit Union offers its members a full range of financial products and services through trusted local brands and a community-focused approach to banking. Connect First is Canada’s 7th largest credit union, with over $5.4 billion in assets. Proud to employ over 700 Albertans, we serve 120,000 members through 42 branches in central and southern Alberta, under the brands: First Calgary Financial, Chinook Financial, Mountain View Financial and Legacy Financial.

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Tracy Kelly

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Alison Archambault

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