Redwood Credit Union Welcomes New Director of Community Programs | News

Kate Harkins joins RCU to lead community and financial wellness programs.

NAPA, Calif., April 14, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Redwood Credit Union has hired Kate Harkins as Community Program Manager.

Harkin will be responsible for ensuring the success of financial and community wellness programs to support the counties RCU serves, including Sonoma, Marine, Napa, Lake, Mendocinoand San Francisco. Harkin will also lead the RCU team in developing strong relationships with local nonprofits and community leaders.

“Our team loves volunteering in the community, so we’re all happy to see other hands-on opportunities and events returning,” said Matt Martin, Vice President of Community and Government Relations. “Kate is very action-oriented, and I’m thrilled that she’s leading our team to identify how RCU can best meet the most important needs of our communities, and then making it happen.”

Harkin came to RCU from Vantage Aging, where she worked for three years as a resource person implementing the U.S. Department of Labor’s Senior Community Services Employment Program. The program targeted older members of the community, helping them gain skills to re-enter the labor market. She also worked as a Peace Corps volunteer, providing two and a half years of rural service. Thailand.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology from Ohio State University and a master’s degree in organizational development and analysis from Case Western Reserve University. Harkin currently volunteers with the Jameson Humane Society, serves on the Columbus Green Building Forum, and previously volunteered on the board of the Central Ohio Return Peace Corps.

About Redwood Credit Union

Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking services to consumers and businesses in North Bay and San Francisco. RCU offers comprehensive financial services, including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA loans, and more. Wealth management and investment services are available through CUSO Financial Services LP, and Assurance and auto buy services are also offered through RCU Services Group (100% subsidiary of RCU). RCU has over $7 billion in assets and serves 400,000 members with full-service branches of San Francisco for Ukiah. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit redwoodcu.orgor follow RCU on Facebook, instagram, Twitterand LinkedIn for news and updates.

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