President & Chief Executive Officer, Vancity

As President and CEO of Vancity, Canada's largest community credit union, Tamara Vrooman believes that banking plays a vital role in developing a healthy society—building the well-being of people and, at the same time, ensuring the long-term sustainability of the communities in which they live and work. Under her leadership, Vancity has earned global recognition for its values-based banking model. More than one-fifth of Vancity's assets plus assets under administration are invested in initiatives that make a positive impact in communities. Tamara Vrooman chairs the board of the Rick Hansen Foundation and serves as Vice-chair of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, in addition to other board roles. She is the recipient of the Order of British Columbia (2019) among many other citations.