Chief Executive Officer

Proudly celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, Lake View Credit Union (Lake View) offers a wide range of financial products and services to residents and businesses in the South Peace communities of Dawson Creek, Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge in Northeastern British Columbia.

This opportunity is located in Dawson Creek, BC.  Surrounded by scenic landscape and wildlife, and within close proximity to the pristine Rocky Mountains, Dawson Creek is fast becoming the tourism playground of Northern BC.  With a booming economy based on mining, natural gas, agriculture and forestry, this growing city also provides great opportunities for employment and new businesses.

Since opening its doors, Lake View Credit Union has grown to $290 million in assets and over 12,000 members.  Lake View has always been an involved supporter of the community and gives back to a number of local and non-profit organizations. Lake View is committed to making a difference and sharing its ongoing success.

Our current CEO will be retiring at the end of the year; the Board of Directors is seeking an experienced and entrepreneurial leader who can support our team to continue to achieve ambitious plans.

Vision Statement
We are invested in your community, your life and your dreams.
Mission Statement
Lake View Credit Union is committed to enriching members’ lives.

The opportunity: Chief Executive Officer
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will champion our future as a highly effective, relevant and sustainable credit union that continues to lead in our communities.

You will be a proven leader with a track record of successful strategic execution in financial services. You are a consummate relationship builder and mentor, and naturally draw upon the wisdom and capacity of your employees, Board members, clients and community to grow your organization and benefit your members.  In the coming five+ years you will:

  • Lead Lake View to be forward thinking  and generate innovative products and services;
  • Enhance and build on our high standard of service to our members and further develop the profile of the credit union in the communities we serve;
  • Coach our executive management team to continue to evolve our culture of service, accountability and employee engagement throughout the organization;
  • Sustain our exceptional record of sound financial management and maintain our asset strengths.

You have a comprehensive knowledge of financial management and control while also considering yourself to be an innovative leader. You are familiar with the operating environment of financial institutions in Canada and are abreast of relevant regulatory, technological and social developments and trends.  You have significant executive leadership team experience in financial services, preferably including an executive role in a credit union.

You enjoy the collaborative aspects of leadership and have demonstrated your ability to build shared success by setting and achieving challenging goals with your team. You are an energetic and outgoing person and you welcome the demands of being a visible leader in our communities.

You bring at least 8 years’ financial industry experience in progressively senior management positions or an equivalent combination of education and experience to this role, and have completed post-secondary education in a business related discipline.

In past roles you have consistently sustained highly trusting and open professional relationships with key stakeholders.

Lake View offers a competitive executive compensation and benefits package. We will consider relocation support for the right candidate.  To learn more about Lake View please visit our website at

We encourage all interested applicants to send a resume and cover letter to:

People Solutions – Central 1 Credit Union
Attention:      Marie-Claire Seebohm, Consultant
Email subject:      Lake View Credit Union, CEO Opportunity

Please note that we will be reviewing resumes on a rolling basis and welcome your expression of interest as soon as possible. This posting will close on October 20th, 2013. We thank all applicants for their interest.