Julie Parsons promoted to training and development manager at Redwood Credit Union

Parsons to deliver staff training and leadership development

SANTA ROSA, CA (July 31, 2019) — Julie Parsons has been promoted to the position of training and development manager for Redwood Credit Union (RCU). In her new role, she will evaluate and improve individual and organizational performance, develop and deliver training solutions, and ensure training is aligned with the strategic goals of the credit union.

Parsons joined RCU in 2018 as assistant training manager. Before that, she worked in the mortgage and technology industries for 18 years as training director for a national company and at Intuit as a learning solutions manager supporting 3,000 customer care agents across the globe.

“Julie has a proven track record of designing and executing learning solutions that engage users and drive business results,” says Kristina Derkos, senior vice president of people. “She’s an effective leader, skilled at managing strategic initiatives and cross-functional teams. We’re thrilled to have her on our team.”

Parsons has a Bachelor of Arts degree and teaching credential from Sonoma State University. She’s currently living in Healdsburg while rebuilding the family home that was lost to fire in 2017.


Julie Parsons, training and development manager at Redwood Credit Union.

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. With a mission to passionately serve the best interests of its Members, team members, and communities, RCU delivers many ways for its Members to save and build money through checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, digital banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, and more. Wealth management and investment services are available through CUSO Financial Services L.P., and insurance and auto-purchasing services are also offered through RCU Services Group (RCU’s wholly owned subsidiary). RCU has more than $8 billion in assets and serves more than 465,000 members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit, or follow RCU on Facebook, Instagram, X, and LinkedIn for news and updates.


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