Ron Felder is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Redwood Credit Union. In this position, he is responsible for directing the Accounting, Finance and Credit Risk Management activities for the credit union. He also oversees Redwood Credit Union’s Human Resources, Recruiting and Training divisions. He joined Redwood in June 2013. He is a board member of the Marin Economic Forum and is a member of CUNA’s Finance and Lending Councils. He has served on CU Direct’s Advisory Council as well as the Board of Governors of the San Francisco Chapter of the California Credit Union League.
Mr. Felder has over 33 years of experience in finance, lending, credit and risk management. Prior to joining Redwood, he spent 4 years as Chief Credit Officer with Patelco Credit Union with responsibility for all consumer and member business lending programs. He also served as a director on the boards of Prime Alliance Credit Union Servicing, LLC and Prime Alliance Solutions, Inc.
Prior to joining Patelco, Mr. Felder spent 4 years with Charles Schwab Bank where he managed the bank’s lending product portfolios including product strategy, development and profitability. Prior to joining Schwab Bank, he was with Providian Financial Corporation for more than 9 years where he held several senior level positions in Credit, Collections, Corporate Risk and Marketing.
Prior to joining Providian, Mr. Felder spent 6 years at the California Higher Education Loan Authority in various positions relating to consumer credit and finance.
Mr. Felder has a BS in Business Administration with a Financial Management concentration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He lives in Mill Valley, California with his wife Nancy, where they raised their three children.