George West has over 40 years of leadership experience in working with international financial institutions including such organizations as: The World Bank, The United Nations, Inter-American Development Bank, The Islamic Development Bank and the African Capacity Building Foundation.
Mr. West was at the World Bank for over 30 years serving in a wide variety of senior managerial and advisory positions supporting operational, financial, technology, administrative and corporate functions. He was the Bank’s Country Manager in Sri Lanka, Chief Administrative Officer for the South Asia and Latin American and Caribbean Regions. He led the World Bank’s Y2K program supporting both internal operations and working with the UN preparing developing countries for Y2K. Mr. West also served as the World Bank Representative on the US President’s Y2K Council. While at the World Bank he lead a variety of technology initiatives including the expansion of the Bank’s global communications network.
Mr. West has served on the Board of Directors of the Bank Fund Staff Federal Credit Union (BFSFCU) as its President. He is currently functioning as its CEO. BFSFCU is the 32nd largest Credit Union in the US with over $3.5 billion in assets. This Credit Union serves 80,000 members consisting largely of the staff and families of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Mr. West is also the President of an educational 501c3 organization. In addition, Mr. West has been an Executive Coach for almost 15 years where he specializes in helping senior executives. He has done organizational consulting work with a variety of organizations. An avid reader his interests include: continental philosophy, history, organizational design, technology and mathematics.