Redwood Credit Union senior vice president receives Women in Business award

Kristina Derkos honored for contributions to RCU and local business community

SANTA ROSA, CA (July 27, 2017) — Kristina Derkos, senior vice president of administrative services for Redwood Credit Union (RCU), was recognized with a Women in Business award by the North Bay Business Journal at a recent celebration event in Santa Rosa, Calif.

Ms. Derkos received the award for her contributions to RCU’s growth and internal company culture, as well as for her leadership in the local professional community, serving on multiple nonprofit and community boards, as well as being heavily involved with several local human resources groups. Under her leadership, RCU has been named “Best Place to Work” in the North Bay for 11 consecutive years, in part due to her commitment to fostering a positive, productive workplace for RCU’s staff.

“Kristina has had a significant positive, impact on Redwood Credit Union and our community, and we are thrilled to see her recognized for her contributions,” said Brett Martinez, RCU’s president and CEO.

Kristina Derkos has more than 20 years of professional human resources experience and has been a senior vice president with RCU for the past 11 years, currently overseeing RCU’s human resources, training, administrative, facilities, and account services teams. She earned her master of professional studies in human resource management from Penn State, and her bachelors of arts in public administration from University of San Francisco. She also has her certificate in human resources from Sonoma State University and is a certified senior professional in human resources by SHRM and HRCI.

Kristina’s headshot

Redwood Credit Union President & CEO Brett Martinez (left) recently presented Kristina Derkos (right) with the North Bay Business Journal’s Women in Business award.

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, 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 $7 billion in assets and serves more than 390,000 members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit, or follow RCU on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and LinkedIn for news and updates.


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