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Redwood Credit Union Welcomes Michelle Brands-Giesea

RCU Project Management Manager Michelle Grands-Giesea

Brands-Giesea to oversee project integration with organizational strategies and initiatives

Santa Rosa, Calif - Michelle Brands-Giesea has been hired as the project management manager for Redwood Credit Union (RCU). In her new role, she will lead the project management team in overseeing the credit union's project portfolio—including new product launches, service enhancements, and other enterprise projects—and ensuring project integration with RCU’s strategies and organizational initiatives.

Prior to joining RCU, Brands-Giesea worked for CamelBak for 12 years as a sourcing manager, overseeing service and product sourcing strategy to support the company's operations and productivity.

"As a credit union, we return earnings to Members through better rates, low or no fees, and expanded services," says Kimberly Williams, senior vice president of strategy, projects, and corporate real estate. "In Michelle, we have a highly experienced professional who will help us effectively run projects and boost productivity, so we can return even more benefits to our members."

Brands-Giesea has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from UCLA. She also has a Master of Science degree in supply chain management from the University of San Diego.

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 its wholly owned subsidiary. RCU has over $4.5 billion in assets and serves more than 335,000 members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah, more than 30,000 fee-free network ATMs nationwide and convenient, free online and mobile banking. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit www.redwoodcu.org, or follow RCU on Facebook at facebook.com/redwoodcu, Instagram at @Redwoodcreditunion, and Twitter at @Redwoodcu for news and updates.

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