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David Griffis Joins Redwood Credit Union’s Business Lending Team

Senior Loan Officer Brings Extensive Small Business Lending Experience

David GriffisSan Rafael, Calif. – Redwood Credit Union (RCU) recently welcomed David Griffis as senior small business administration (SBA) and commercial loan officer. With a wealth of expertise in small business lending and local business development, Mr. Griffis will focus on SBA and commercial real estate loans in San Francisco and Marin counties.

“David has a proven history of building relationships and serving the lending needs of small businesses in San Francisco and the North Bay, and we’re excited to welcome him to our lending team,” said Diane Berthinier, senior vice president of lending at RCU. “We are continuing to see strong demand for small business loans in the communities we serve, and we are confident David will help provide our Member businesses the lending support they need to thrive.”

Mr. Griffis most recently served as senior vice president of business development at TMC Financing, where he provided financing for owner-occupied commercial real estate acquisitions and construction. Prior to TMC, he worked in the media sales industry for 10 years. Mr. Griffis is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Redwood Credit Union is a preferred SBA lender and has consistently ranked among the top SBA lenders in the San Francisco Bay Area since it started business lending in 2008.

About Redwood Credit Union

Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking to consumers and businesses in the North Bay and San Francisco. RCU offers complete financial services including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, wealth management and investment services, and more. The Credit Union also offers insurance and discount auto sales through their wholly-owned subsidiary. RCU has over $4 billion in assets and serves more than 300,000 Members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah, more than 30,000 fee-free network ATMs nationwide, and free online and mobile banking. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit, or follow RCU on Facebook at and Twitter at @Redwoodcu for news and updates.

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