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Nov 21, 2019,
Santa Rosa
Redwood Credit Union
Redwood Credit Union’s wholly owned subsidiary, RCU Services Group, has promoted John Wheatley to vice president of RCU Insurance Services, the credit union’s insurance agency.


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John Wheatley Promoted to Vice President of RCU Insurance Services 

Sonoma, CA — Redwood Credit Union’s wholly owned subsidiary, RCU Services Group, has promoted John Wheatley to vice president of RCU Insurance Services, the credit union’s insurance agency.

In his new role, Wheatley manages the daily operations of the insurance agency, including oversight of sales and customer service, staffing, training, vendor relationships, and promotions.

The longtime insurance professional has more than 26 years of experience in insurance services and management. Prior to joining RCU Insurance Services in 2015 as the general manager of Property & Casualty, Wheatley was sales leader at Allstate ® and State Farm ®, he worked as an agency executive and field consultant, and he owned a State Farm agency. He is a Chartered Leadership Fellow (CLF) graduate and his sales licenses include life, health, variable annuities, property casualty, and series 6, 63, 26, and 51 licenses.

“RCU Insurance Services was created to offer insurance as part of a one-stop shop where people can get all their financial needs met,” said Thomas Hubert, senior vice president of auto, insurance, and wealth services. “Under John’s expert leadership, the team will continue to deliver personal, local service to our community members.”

John Wheatley is a commissioner on the Sonoma County Springs Municipal Advisory Council and he also serves as a board member with the CO2 Solved Foundation.

About RCU Insurance Services

RCU Insurance Services was founded in 2001 as part of RCU Services Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Redwood Credit Union. In 2015, RCU Insurance Services purchased a full-service agency in order to expand and enhance insurance offerings. Delivering a full line of consumer and business insurance policies, including life, home, auto, renters, and pet insurance, RCU Insurance Services has representatives available by appointment at all RCU branches to help members. For more information, visit *

* Insurance products are not deposits of Redwood Credit Union and are not protected by the NCUA. They are not an obligation of or guaranteed by Redwood Credit Union and may be subject to risk. Any insurance required as a condition of an extension of credit by Redwood Credit Union need not be purchased from RCU Insurance Services and may be purchased from an agent or an insurance company of the member’s choice. RCU Insurance Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Redwood Credit Union. Business conducted with RCU Insurance Services is separate and distinct from any business conducted with Redwood Credit Union. License no. 0D91054. NPN #7612227.


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 through RCU Services Group (RCU’s wholly owned subsidiary), insurance and auto-purchasing services are also available. RCU has over $4.7 billion in assets and serves more than 344,000 members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah, plus more than 30,000 fee-free network ATMs nationwide. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit, or follow RCU on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for news and updates.

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Phone: 707-576-5224




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