Tom Webster, First West’s chief financial officer, has 20 years of financial expertise. Tom graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and has been a chartered accountant since 1987. He articled with the Auditor General of British Columbia and received his CA designation while working for Pannell Kerr MacGillivray.
Tom joined Delta Credit Union in 1992 as controller and then served as vice-president, finance, for nearly 10 years before being named CFO of Envision Financial in 2004. In addition to his duties at First West, Tom has taken on responsibilities in professional organizations and the community. He is past-president of the Board of Financial Executives International (FEI)—Vancouver chapter and FEI’s national board. FEI is an association of senior financial officers representing 8,000 of North America's leading corporations.