Redwood Credit Union Welcomes New Sonoma Valley Manager

José Alvarez Named as Manager of RCU’s Sonoma and Glen Ellen Branches

SONOMA, CA (May 15, 2013) Redwood Credit Union (RCU) recently named José Alvarez as Manager of their two Sonoma Valley branches, located at 500 W. Napa Street near Sonoma Market, and at 1 Walnut Street in Eldridge (Glen Ellen). In his new role, Mr. Alvarez will oversee service to Members, staff management and training, and all daily branch operations, as well as business development, community relations and local volunteer efforts for the two branches.

José Alvarez has nearly 10 years of financial services experience, and has previously served as a personal banker at Sonoma Bank and a branch manager at Wells Fargo. He is a longtime resident of Sonoma and sits on the Board of Directors for the Sonoma Valley Community Health Center.

RCU is a Member of the Sonoma Chamber of Commerce, and is a leading sponsor of Sonoma’s annual City Party.

About Redwood Credit Union
Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial cooperative providing personal and business banking to anyone living or working in the North Bay or 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, investment and financial planning services and more. The Credit Union also offers a variety of insurance products and discount auto sales through their wholly-owned subsidiary. RCU currently has more than $2.1 billion in assets and serves 225,000 Members with 18 full-service branch locations from San Francisco to Ukiah. For more information, please call 1 (800) 479-7928 or visit

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