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Redwood CU SBA Officer Recognized for Achievement

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Santa Rosa, CARedwood Credit Union’s (RCU’s) Senior SBA Loan Officer Jason Ehn was recently named to the North Bay Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list, which recognizes innovative young professionals who have had made significant contributions to the local business community.

Jason Ehn joined RCU when the Credit Union introduced Small Business Administration (SBA) lending to its suite of business services in 2008. Redwood Credit Union was the first credit union in the North Bay to introduce SBA lending, and by the end of fiscal year 2009, RCU was ranked the #1 SBA lender in the North Bay by the SBA.

“Jason’s support of our local business community is remarkable, and he’s very deserving to be in the ‘40 Under 40,’” said Michael Downey, RCU’s Vice President of Business Services. “With Jason’s assistance and expertise, we have been able to create and build our SBA program to help many local business owners obtain the funding they need to grow their businesses and thrive.”

Jason Ehn has 12 years of SBA lending experience. Prior to joining RCU, he managed SBA programs at two other local financial institutions. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from UCLA with a specialization in Business and Administration. Mr. Ehn serves on the Steering Committee for Leadership Santa Rosa as well as the SAFE-BIDCO Loan Committee..

Now celebrating its 60th year, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial co-op with 15 branch locations throughout the North Bay and San Francisco. RCU offers a full array of value-added financial products and services for individuals and small businesses, including checking accounts, comprehensive savings and investment products, consumer and real estate loans, free home banking, financial management services, retirement planning, and a variety of electronic services including online loan applications and bill pay. The Credit Union serves nearly 150,000 Members with $1.7 billion in assets. Membership is available to anyone living or working in the eight counties of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, Mendocino, Lake, Napa, Contra Costa and Solano. For more information, please call (707) 545-4000, toll-free at

1 (800) 479-7928, or visit www.redwoodcu.org.


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