Announcement from Casera’s Board of Directors

After 24 years as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Casera Credit Union, Brent Thomas has decided to retire at the end of June 2023.

Brent is Casera’s longest-serving CEO. He joined the organization in 1999 when it was called Transcona Credit Union. Over his tenure, Brent’s inspired leadership helped the credit union achieve strong, year-by-year asset growth, expand into St. Vital, and become a respected innovator in financial literacy.

The Board is indebted to Brent for significantly improving its ability to achieve success by overseeing an operational transformation in a complex and ever-changing financial landscape. Through his foresight and guidance, Casera developed and honed its corporate governance, re-established its standing in the community, and affirmed its commitment to excellence in member service.

Brent has been a vital contributor to Manitoba’s credit union system for over 40 years. He has combined integrity and discipline to create a legacy he can be proud of. On behalf of everyone at Casera Credit Union — directors, employees, and members — thank you, Brent, for your bold leadership, deep wisdom, and dedicated service.