Redwood Credit Union’s Donna Zapata honored with Latino Business Leadership Award

RCU’s business development officer recognized by North Bay Business Journal

SANTA ROSA, CA (January 11, 2018) — Donna Zapata, business development officer at Redwood Credit Union (RCU), was recently honored with a Latino Business Leadership Award by the North Bay Business Journal at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa.

Presented to 17 honorees, the North Bay Business Journal’s annual Latino Business Leadership Awards recognize outstanding Latino leaders in the North Bay Area. Donna Zapata was recognized for successfully shaping a career while building an inseparable connection between economic development and community.

“It’s an honor to be recognized among so many wonderful Latino business leaders who have contributed to our community,” said Ms. Zapata.

Zapata, who joined Redwood Credit Union in 2013 to develop partnerships and promote financial literacy in the Hispanic community, is the past executive director of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County. Her extensive career and community involvement have garnered her several distinctions, including Woman of Color Corporate Level Award, Napa Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year, California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Latina Hall of Fame, an appointment by California State Senator Mike McGuire to serve on the Sonoma County Human Rights Commission, and serving on the Press Democrat Leadership Program.

Donna Zapata

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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