Canvas Credit Union President & CEO Todd Marksberry shares insights into developing organizational culture


Dean's Distinguished Leadership Series

Join Beth Walker, Dean of CSU's College of Business, and Todd Marksberry, President & CEO of Canvas Credit Union, for an inspiring and insightful conversation on the role of culture in this free, interactive, online session. 

The Dean’s Distinguished Leadership series features community leaders using business to create a better world. 

Friday, Feb 26 | 11:30am – 1:00pm 
Virtual presentation followed by Q&A session


A Purpose-Centered Culture

Todd Marksberry, President & CEO of Canvas Credit Union

Todd Marksberry, President & CEO, Canvas Credit Union

Businesses must win the war for talent to thrive well into the future. Tomorrow’s workforce demands workplaces that have evolved significantly and that begin with purpose at their core. The foundation for culture is set with vision, mission, and values and can lead towards exceptional employee experiences. But, how do we bring culture to life during a time when remote work is also growing?

In this session you’ll learn:

  • How leaders best support cultural growth
  • How to build culture when it’s seen as the “soft stuff”
  • How a unique workplace is more than just T-shirts and jeans
  • How to nurture culture regardless of where your team works

Todd Marksberry

With more than 25 years of executive experience, Todd Marksberry has served the Canvas Credit Union family as the President and Chief Executive Officer since June 2015. He was recently recognized as a Denver Business Journal "Most Admired CEO" of 2020. 

Marksberry's strategic leadership, drive, and focus on culture nurtures high-performance teams who exude passion and purpose. His success at fostering culture is undeniable, with Canvas being recognized as a "Great Place to Work" with 90% of employees surveyed saying they were proud of their contributions to the not-for-profit financial cooperative.

In the five years that he has helmed the credit union, Canvas assets have grown over 114% to over $3.2 billion. In addition, Canvas now serves nearly 260,000 members, an increase of more than 52% since 2015. In approaching the organization's culture, Marksberry has fostered a "come as you are" environment, embracing the goal of helping people afford life in Colorado, championing new and innovative products and services, and creating significant positive impact.

You’ll leave this session having been inspired by Marksberry, a real-life practitioner whose passion, energy, and honest approach will leave you ready to take action that will lead to stronger results.

Join us, February 26, 11:30am - 1:00pm!