Darrell Jaggers

Chief Information & Digital Transformation Officer

Darrell Jaggers leads First West Credit Union’s information technology department. A talented executive with 30 year of IT experiences, Darrell has built a strong reputation as an IT professional with the ability to accelerate change through the innate understanding of technology of people. He has a proven track record of successful system conversions and implementations and is constantly looking for the next wave to technology enablement.

Darrell’s reputation as an IT professional and innovator has drawn significant interest from partners, suppliers and the fintech community. This has enabled First West to rapidly build its technology and digital expertise and move to the forefront of digital process initiatives.

Darrell ensures his IT experience is used to drive member experience and ensure the security of the credit union’s systems and digital assets. He is passionate about enabling business transformation through technology by providing a comprehensive suite of IT services to First West’s brands.

Darrell brings board experience, serves as a leader on credit union system committees, is well known as a strong collaborator and solution facilitator in the industry and has helped shape credit union information systems into the best in B.C.

Recognized as Vancouver Island's “Top Forty under Forty” in the Financial Services category, he has earned notoriety among his peers and provides mentorship to many within and beyond the financial co-operative and technology industries.

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March 4, 2014

Remember that old Remington commercial where the owner claims, ‘I liked the shaver so much, I bought the company’? The sentiment rings true for First West CIO Darrell Jaggers, who, after years of interacting with First West, loved the credit union so much he joined them.

From across the Georgia Straight, as the CIO of Island Savings Credit Union (Island Savings), Darrell had admired First West’s steady growth and innovation. When the opportunity presented itself, he...