Mike Schilling is President & CEO of Community Savings Credit Union, a purpose-driven financial institution committed to building a better BC for all workers. Community Savings is a $820M credit union with seven branches across the Lower Mainland and Victoria. It is the largest provider of banking services to BC’s labour movement and the BC cannabis industry.
Mike has spoken at the Lift Cannabis Business Conference (Toronto) and the BC Cannabis Summit (Kelowna), in addition to speaking at the World Credit Union Conference about Community Savings’ work in cannabis. Mike’s advocacy for the cannabis industry regularly appears in national, provincial and industry media outlets, most recently CBC, BC Business, Cannabis Pro, Cannabis Life, Stratcann, and Cannabis Retailer.
Mike is committed to developing innovative solutions for banking and lending to the cannabis industry. His core belief is that cannabis businesses should have access to fair and affordable banking services, just like any other legal business.
Community Savings Credit Union is a partner of the BC Craft Farmers Co-op and an Associate Member of the Retail Cannabis Council of British Columbia.