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Michael Atkinson

Senior Vice President, Member Experience & Advice at G&F Financial Group

Michael Atkinson is currently the Vice President of Wealth Management at G&F Financial Group.  Prior to joining G&F in 2013, Michael spent 19 years with Vancity holding various roles including Branch Manager and Director Wealth Management.   In 2004, Michael was recognized by the Canadian Credit Union Association and was one of the recipients of the National Young Leader Award.  Michael is also a part-time instructor at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) since 2009 where he teaches both macro- and micro-economics.
Michael recently completely a Master of Science in Economic Policy through University of London.  He also has a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Simon Fraser University. Michael also holds an Associate Certificate in Financial Planning from BCIT, and is a Certified Financial Planner.  
Michael served on the Board of Vancity Community Foundation for six years including four years as the chair of the Finance committee.  He was on the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation Board for three years.  He was one of the founding members of the National Young Leaders Committee at Canadian Credit Union Association and served as chair for one year.   Currently, Michael serves as a Director on the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Foundation.