Meet Your Executive Team
Shawn Good, MBA, ICD.D
President and Chief Executive Officer
As President and Chief Executive Officer of Prospera Credit Union, Shawn Good leads the strategic direction of British Columbia’s fourth largest credit union guided by a mission to attain financial well-being and sustainability for the credit union, its members, employees and the communities they serve. Shawn joined Prospera in 2015 from Conexus Credit Union in Saskatchewan where he was Executive Vice President of Governance and Strategy, responsible for directing corporate strategy and planning, governance, corporate policy and legal, the project management office and corporate social responsibility. A leader dedicated to innovation, Shawn has an extensive background spanning more than 19 years within the credit union industry and has been recognized nationally for his accomplishments. An entrepreneur as well as an innovator, prior to Conexus, Shawn was a founding partner of a real estate development group of companies operating in South America and a manufacturing start-up within the dental industry in Canada as well as a management consultant. Committed to continuous learning and development, Shawn holds an MBA from Queen’s University and recently received his ICD.D for corporate governance from the Rotman School of Business. He has previously attended the Banff Leadership Centre, Queen’s Executive Program and completed the Leader as a Coach program. In 2016, Shawn was appointed to the Board of Governors for the University of the Fraser Valley.
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Diane Dou, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Diane Dou joined Prospera in 2016, bringing with her over 16 years of financial industry experience in a variety of leadership roles including COO and Country Head of Business Performance for Retail and Wealth Management. An innovative and courageous senior business leader, Diane has a strong skill set in overall business management and operations, including steering business strategy and execution, overseeing corporate governance and driving transformation initiatives. She obtained her MBA from Simon Fraser University in 2007. Diane is one of two public directors on the Board of Directors for the BC Real Estate Association. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sports and Physical Activity, as well as the Three Links and Odd Fellows Care Society. In October 2015, the Canadian Board Diversity Council named Diane as one of its “2015 Canadian Diversity 50.”
Michael Kerdachi, CPA, CGA
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Michael is responsible for leading Prospera's financial reporting and treasury, as well as financial forecasting and safeguarding the assets of the credit union, which includes managing the financial parameters of both capital and liquidity. Originally from South Africa, Michael brought ten years of operational, financial audit, management and analytics experience when he joined Prospera in 2004, including seven years in the Province of BC’s finance department and a year with the financial regulator, FICOM. He is also an accredited Certified General Accountant.
Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer, Greg provides leadership and strategic direction for all areas of information technology at Prospera. With 25 years of IT experience and fourteen years in senior management, Greg is well-equipped to handle just about any challenge that comes at him. His areas of responsibility within Prospera include online and mobile strategy and management, software development, business analysis, quality assurance, telecommunications, network infrastructure, data security, and end-user computing.
Senior Vice President, People & Culture
Lili joined Prospera in 2016, bringing over 15 years of senior leadership experience in human resources, organizational change and transformation and leadership development. Lili is passionate about developing winning cultures through innovative people strategies that transform individual, team and business performance. Prior to Prospera, Lili has led a number of human resources and talent development teams across Canada and the US, where she was responsible for delivering human resources strategies, business solutions and employee programs to multiple business lines, most recently as VP, Talent Management and Development at Sage Inc. Lili obtained her Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership, Learning and Strategic Change from George Washington University in Virginia, USA and she also holds a Bachelors of Arts (Honours) in Sociology, Labour Relations and Economics from the University of Toronto.