Cell: (778) 552-4704
Rocio Zielinski has been part of the Stó:lō Community Futures (SCF) Team since 2005, and became the SCF General Manager on April 1st, 2019 . Rocio manages the many business lending and services, such as the SCF/Bank of Montreal Micro Loans Program, the Stó:lō/Vancity Indigenous Impact Lending Program in partnership with Vancity Credit Union, as well as seeking/facilitating training and educational programs, to support Indigenous entrepreneurs in Sólh Téméxw (Stó:lō Traditional Territory). Rocio works directly with Indigenous clients who want to start, or expand a business, reviewing and evaluating business plans and strategies, and provides continuous support services. Rocio has expanded SCF’s services into the local Stó:lō Communities by opening Satellite Offices in various Stó:lō Communities, which allows Community Members the benefit of having the lending services and assistance within their reach.
Rocio was extensively involved in the development of the bold business initiative STÓ:LŌ MEANS BUSINESS with the SCF Board of Directors, that was launched in April, 2014. In addition, Rocio provides office management in her day-to-day activities.
Rocio is originally from Los Angeles, California and her Indigenous ancestry is from Mexico. Rocio has extensive legal assistance experience and certifications, and also speaks fluent Spanish.
Stó:lō Community Futures
Hours of Operation
8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Building 10 - 3rd floor
7201 Vedder Road
Chilliwack BC V24 4G5
Fax Number: 604-824-3829