Valley First

Paulo Araujo

Vice President, Retail and Business Banking

During the last 18 years, Paulo has worked in various roles within the organization, including Director of Retail Banking, Regional Manager South Okanagan Region, Senior Manager of Retail Credit and Branch Manager. In addition to his current role as VP of Retail & Business Banking, Paulo also runs his family’s orchard in the South Okanagan. He is Lean Green Belt Certified and has taken leadership courses through The Banff Centre.

Dedicated to community leadership, Paulo is active in Valley First’s signature cause, Feed the Valley and an avid supporter of the South Okanagan Youth Soccer Association, where is both a coach, in which he has led three different teams to a gold medal in the provincial championships, and chief cheerleader to his three sons.