Coastal Community Credit Union Welcomes Kent Jesse as Chief Risk Officer

November 24, 2022


VANCOUVER ISLANDCoastal Community Credit Union is pleased to welcome a new member to their Executive Team.

Kent Jesse recently took up his new role as Chief Risk Officer for the organization. Jesse comes to Coastal Community from Innovation Credit Union, where he was Chief Risk Officer responsible for leading the enterprise-wide risk management framework, compliance and legal areas.

The Chief Risk Officer position is a new one for Coastal Community.

“As our organization continues to grow and evolve to better serve our members and clients, we face increasingly complex issues,” said Adrian Legin, President & CEO for Coastal Community. “I’m really pleased to welcome Kent onboard. His expertise will help us manage risks to our organization as we operate in a challenging and ever-changing environment, to ensure our continued success.”

The new Chief Risk Officer brings over twenty-five years of experience in the credit union system. Kent is pleased to join Coastal Community. “I am excited to be a part of a strong and vibrant cooperative that provides exceptional value and service to members, supports island communities and continually invests in the future,” he said.

Jesse joins Legin, Chief Financial Officer Barbara Coe, Chief People & Administration Officer Bruno Dragani, Chief Community & Marketing Officer Joe Cristiano, and Chief Relationship & Sales Officer Rob Grundison on the credit union’s Executive team.

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