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VanCity makeover kid Tamara Vrooman

August 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments

My latest column in Vancouver magazine is about our eponymous credit union, which sometimes feels like a form of local government. VanCity is going through big changes — it dumped its insurance service and announced it was shutting down Citizens Bank’s loan operations since I wrote this piece.

I spent some time with CEO Tamara Vrooman … plus went on a trip to Italy with a group of VanCity employees to find out more about the co-operative that wants to be a business and vice versa.

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