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Jennifer Saunders-Finlay

President & Chief Administrative Officer

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Jennifer Saunders-Finlay assumed the leadership role of President & Chief Administrative Officer of FirstOntario in 2019 and actively leads our core administration functions including Corporate Governance, Human Resources, Operations, Information Technology and Marketing.

Excelling in a leadership role throughout the credit union system over the past 30 years, Jennifer has hands-on experience managing credit union operations, leading successful teams and developing effective strategies to plan for the future.


Jennifer came to FirstOntario from Prime Financial and Savings Credit Union where she served as interim Chief Executive Officer. Jennifer personally led the successful merger between Prime Financial and creativeartsfinancial in 2010.

Jennifer’s commitment to empowering teams and building an inclusive people-centric culture has helped establish her reputation as being well-grounded, forward-looking and focused on positive growth for FirstOntario, our members and employees.