Randy Bertsch

President, Island Savings

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 is currently a board member of the Cowichan District Hospital Foundation and a cabinet member of the Vancouver Island University capital raising project. 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. Randy also sits as a judge for the Top 20 Under 40 Business & Community Awards, Vancouver Island.