Redwood Credit Union hires Lori Burleson as employee engagement manager

Burleson responsible for events and communications that support employees

SANTA ROSA, CA (August 6, 2019) — Redwood Credit Union (RCU) has hired Lori Burleson as its employee engagement manager. In her new role, Burleson is responsible for developing and facilitating events and communication plans that support employee engagement. By staying attuned to employee sentiment and goals, she’ll work to influence programs that empower employees, instill a sense of appreciation, and remove barriers so they can perform meaningful and interesting work.

Prior to joining RCU, Burleson worked for Legacy Marketing Group for 23 years as Human Resources Manager, responsible for HR strategy development and delivery. She also worked to refine the total employee experience, from effective recruiting strategies, to meaningful compensation and benefits packages, and fun and engaging employee events.

“Lori has a great deal of experience facilitating a work environment that’s fun and congenial,” says William Thorn, Human Resources Manager at RCU. “With her leadership, we’ll continue to evolve our employee programs to help our people succeed on the job and in their communities.”

“I’m passionate about helping people grow, develop, and find personal fulfillment in the work they do,” says Burleson. “People who are enthusiastic about their work make great colleagues and ambassadors to our members and the communities we live in!”

Burleson has a Bachelor of Science degree in organizational behavior from the University of San Francisco and a Human Resources Management certificate from Sonoma State University.


Lori Burleson, Employee Engagement 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 $8.5 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 FacebookInstagramX, and LinkedIn for news and updates.


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