Randy Bertsch serves the community of Vancouver Island as the President of Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union. Randy oversees Island Savings’ retail and commercial banking, insurance and wealth advisory services business that manages a portfolio of $2.8 billion, employs 450 staff and operates 16 branches throughout Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands. Island Savings has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Best Employers in Canada for five consecutive years.
Randy began his banking career in 1978 and joined Island Savings in 1995. Until recently, he held the position of Chief Operations Officer.
Randy currently sits on the Trade Services Council for Central 1 Credit Union and is also a member of the Canadian Central 1 Operations Advisory Committee. He is past Chair of the Cowichan Lodge Foundation, as well as past founding Chair and current Board member of the Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation.