Julien Phipps


Julien is currently a Sustainability Sales Consultant for Waste Management Canada most recently recognized for excellence by WM in Q4. His background is both unique and distinctive and over the past fifteen years.

Julien has established himself as a successful business professional. During his tenure at the Vancity Group of Companies, Julien fulfilled a number of roles in retail banking, brokered investments and ultimately as one of their youngest marketing officers.  He went on to work for Central 1’s CuSource, where he worked closely with over forty provincial credit unions and their Board of Directors ensuring board education and launching front-line staff programs.  In addition, he also played an active role in the start-up venture PeerFX – an online currency exchange business.

Now he brings his significant experience to key roles with the Canada One Athletic Foundation and KitsFest, the sports and healthy living festival which he co-founded and operates annually.  In 2012, Julien was recognized by the LatinCouver organisation for his teams’ contributions to the Kitsilano community through sports and athletic achievement.

Julien is a sports enthusiast with soccer an important part of his West Indies family history.  Julien is a big believer in the power of people through the use of co-operative models to achieve results.  This is one approach he implemented as President of The Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce. Julien now asks you to join him in helping Vancity Credit Union Members by voting for him in the upcoming Board of Director elections, March 31- April 25th.

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