Brett Martinez has served Redwood Credit Union’s Members since 2002, and became President & CEO in 2004. He has more than 35 years of credit union experience, including service on numerous industry boards, and many accolades for his achievements.
Brett serves on the Boards of CUNA Mutual Group, North Bay Leadership Council, and the Napa Chamber of Commerce. He’s the former Board Chair of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), California Credit Union League (CCUL), Santa Rosa Metro Chamber, and the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk, and has served on the boards for CU Direct, Western CUNA Management School (WCMS), and several local nonprofit and community groups including United Way, and the American Red Cross.
He has been recognized with the Distinguished Service Award and Advocate of the year by CCUL, the North Bay’s Best Community Business Leader by readers of NorthBay biz magazine, the North Bay Business Journal’s Latino Leadership Award, and the prestigious Anchor Award from the National Credit Union Foundation, for his exemplary leadership during the 2017 California Wildfires.
Brett holds a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University San Bernardino. He is also a graduate of Western CUNA Management School class of 1994.