Patrick Zarifian is the Chief Experience Officer at the $4.2 Billion California Credit Union located in Glendale CA. Patrick is a 24-year veteran of the financial services industry and was hired at California Credit Union in 2007. Through his career, Patrick has served in progressive management roles in commercial banking, lending, and retail. California Credit Union has been serving the education community since its inception in 1933, and for the past 15 years Patrick has had an essential role within the organization in supporting partnerships with various school districts in Southern California, including PUSD.

This last spring, Patrick served as one of six judges for CCU’s Scholarship program, awarding 10 scholarships of $1,000 to high school students in Los Angeles county. Patrick graduated from California State University Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Marketing. He and his wife, Magda, have two children, Nathan (15) and Talia (13). As a family, they enjoy their outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and paddle boarding.