Susan Byrom

As Senior Manager, Community Investment at First West Credit Union, Susan provides leadership on community partnerships, sponsorships, donations, employee engagement, and community outreach for Envision Financial, Enderby & District Financial and Valley First. Susan is a graduate of Simon Fraser University and holds a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Nonprofit Organization Management from Trinity Western University. 

An active member of the local community, Susan is President of the Langley School District Foundation, Vice-President of the Surrey Food Bank Society Board, and she volunteers with the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Credit Union, Insurance and Finance Committee. Susan lives in Langley with her husband and they have two grown children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and outdoor activities.


Featured Posts

January 4, 2018

First West’s senior manager of community investment reflects on a year of celebrating volunteerism through Simple Generosity and looks ahead to 2018.

January always evokes a feeling of new beginnings for me, like I’m on the cusp of something big that’s just about to begin. 2018 will be an important year for us at First West—we have a number of significant programs and initiatives coming up to support and better our communities.

But I...

February 3, 2017

When I look back on 2016, I’m really proud of all the great things that First West and our employees have done in our communities.

Last year was a big one. We took major strides in reducing hunger particularly among vulnerable children and families. A notable milestone was the launch of The Full Cupboard, our signature cause, to communities in Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands. First West Credit Union indirectly helps all of B.C.’s 99 food banks...

November 20, 2014

Not too long ago, I motored through town with a carload of coworkers on our way to a meeting with a community food bank. The crew of white-collar banker-types I was wheeling around wanted to meet this partner and I was only too happy to oblige and arrange the introduction. While we were stopped at a traffic light not too far from our destination, my car mates noticed a line was forming—one that snaked its way down the block. First they thought it was a sale at a big box store, but as...