The Victoria Forum 2024
The Victoria Forum 2024 - Building Trust for a Shared Future

As Coast Capital’s Vice President, Social Purpose, Maureen plays a key role in defining the credit union’s social purpose vision: Building Better Futures Together by Unlocking Financial Opportunities that Positively Impact People and Communities. Maureen leads the development and implementation of Coast Capital’s long-term social purpose impact plan and the integration of social purpose across company operations.  Maureen also oversees Coast Capital’s sustainability initiatives, including its net zero commitments, B Corp certification and annual disclosures, and leads Coast Capital’s philanthropic and purpose investments, which see 10% of Coast Capital’s budgeted bottom line reinvested into the community.

Maureen is a member and co-founder of the Canadian Purpose Economy Project which seeks to accelerate the transition to the purpose economy. Maureen is also Past Chair of the Youth Futures Education Fund, an initiative she helped found, focused on ensuring youth from the foster care system have the opportunity to achieve their post-secondary education, and she also serves on the Board of the BC Co-op Association. Prior to joining the credit union, Maureen held senior positions with the Fraser Basin Council, Nelson & District Economic Development Commission, and Tourism Action Society in the Kootenays.

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