Canvas Credit Union grows leaders

DENVER, CO (March 9, 2022) — Canvas Credit Union, the third-largest credit union in Colorado, announced the promotion of Tansley Stearns from chief people & strategy offer to the chief operating officer. Stearns joined Canvas in March 2018.

“During her time with Canvas, Tansley’s contributions have been invaluable to not only driving the growth of our financial cooperative but also nurturing a great company culture for our Canvas Family,” said Todd Marksberry, president & CEO of Canvas. “Her expertise, creativity, and energy have had a profound and positive effect on the organization. Tansley invites us to think differently. She is a trusted advisor and valuable member of our executive team, and I look forward to the ongoing impact she will make as we advance the organization in 2022 and beyond.”

“Since joining Canvas, I have been fortunate to work with outstanding teams throughout the organization,” said Stearns. “I’m humbled to serve our members and our family members. Canvas does things differently and is building a path to transforming financial services. We invest in storytelling and put people first. It’s a blast to be a small part of the difference Canvas makes in people’s lives.”

As COO, Stearns oversees all strategy, people, marketing, retail engagement, and operations matters for Canvas in serving our more than 700 Canvas Family members and nearly 284,000 members. She fosters a people-first culture among Canvas Family members by identifying top-tier talent and prioritizing employee engagement.

Stearns’ growth is just one example of how Canvas amplifies its team’s success. In 2021, the organization had 166 internal promotions. Canvas has been named a Great Place to Work three years running.

Tansley Sterns

About Canvas Credit Union

Canvas Credit Union is a safe and insured financial institution with over $4.3 billion in assets and more than 295,000 members. Canvas provides a full array of financial products and services, including savings, checking, loans, mortgages, and online and mobile banking options. Serving Colorado communities for more than 85 years, Canvas currently has 34 branches and is well recognized for its people, its heart, and its commitment to community.


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