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We are Vancity Community Investment Bank,
but you can call us VCIB.

Born from Vancity’s community-first finance model, we’re building on 70 years of banking experience to support organizations and enterprises that share a commitment to positively impact the communities where they live and work.

Our Vision

To finance a sustainable tomorrow.

Our Mission

To use the tools of finance to drive immediate and lasting social and environmental change in our communities.

Our Change

We define ourselves by our actions rather than our words. The company we keep, the change we drive – these are our investments and these are our returns.

To date, we have financed:

clean energy loans
units of new or preserved affordable housing
943182 sq.ft.
of non-profit, co-working,
cultural and community

Our Values


Do what’s right.
Sleep well at night.


We are conscious of being
part of something more.


Nothing to hide here.

Respect for People

Every person, and their dreams,


Cherish, protect
and pass it forward.


The courage to dream.
The dedication to make it real.

Respect for Place

Invest in here and here will
get there.


Together we will.

Our Team

Nez Aquino Nez Aquino Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer Hutcheon Jennifer Hutcheon Vice President
Clayton Buckingham Clayton Buckingham Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Mathias Kevin Mathias Chief Risk Officer
Sarah Russell Sarah Russell Director, Impact Banking Operations
Archana Ananthanarayan Archana Ananthanarayan Director, Strategy and Deposits
Eric Visser Eric Visser Director, Commercial Real Estate
Trish Nixon Trish Nixon Managing Director, Climate Finance

Board of Directors

Nez Aquino Nez Aquino Chief Executive Officer
Rita Parikh Rita Parikh Director
Patrick Nangle Patrick Nangle Director
Mary Houghton Mary Houghton Director
Rick Sielski Rick Sielski Vice Chair
Elain Duvall Elain Duvall Director
Anita Braha Anita Braha Board Chair


Interested in values-driven banking?
We want to hear from you.


Contact Us

Vancity Group

VCIB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vancity Credit Union, a values-based financial co–operative. With more than 543,000 members and $28.2 billion in assets, plus assets under administration, Vancity is Canada’s largest community credit union.

Federally Chartered

VCIB is a Schedule 1 chartered bank operating under federal guidelines and regulated by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions.

Certified Beneficial

A B Corp’s™ purpose is to create social and financial value. To belong, they must meet high standards of transparency and accountability, and create positive social and environmental benefit.

Change Maker

VCIB belongs to the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, an international network of banking leaders who make social and environmental change a part of their financial model.

Vancity Community Investment Bank is a member of CDIC and is a Certified B CorpTM