Kelly McGiffin is the CEO of Lakeland Credit Union. He is a former President & CEO of FirstOntario Credit Union and has over 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. Rising through the British Columbia credit union system, Kelly began his career as a lender and worked his way up through eight organizations, leading two credit unions as CEO and gaining accreditation in Human Resources and Marketing in the process. Kelly recently completed the Directors College curriculum to receive his Chartered Director designation and is a former member of the Board of both Central 1 and CCUA.
Kelly led the creation of the Alliance of Large Ontario Credit Unions (ALOCU), a collaborative peer group of the 12 largest credit unions in Ontario. Kelly is past chair of ALOCU, and is CEO Liaison for the Awareness Campaign. He is a former Canadian National Team coach, a Board member for the Coaching Association of Canada, and was named National Aboriginal Coach of the Year in 2005 (Kelly is a certified Métis citizen).