Theresa Rutherford: A Vanguard of Union Leadership and Community Empowerment at San Francisco Federal Credit Union


Theresa Rutherford, serving on the Supervisory Committee at San Francisco Federal Credit Union, is a testament to leadership defined by dedication, innovation, and a profound commitment to public service. With a career spanning decades, Theresa has been a dynamic force in the labor movement, providing executive leadership and strategic direction serving in many capacities as a public leader. Her extensive experience includes navigating the complexities of union governance, strategic development, budget management, and workforce development programs, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to improving the working conditions and rights of union members.

Her tenure has been marked by significant achievements, including spearheading campaigns for increased staffing in healthcare, advocating for worker protections, and leading successful bargaining contracts that resulted in unprecedented pay increases for union members. Theresa’s leadership extends beyond her professional accomplishments to her engagement with community organizations, reflecting her dedication to societal progress and equality.

At San Francisco Federal Credit Union, we are immensely proud to have Theresa Rutherford as a key member of our Supervisory Committee. Her exceptional leadership skills, coupled with her dedication to public service and community development, significantly enrich our collective efforts to serve our members and community. Theresa’s journey exemplifies the impactful change that committed individuals can bring to both their workplaces and communities, making her an inspiring figure as we celebrate Women’s Month and the invaluable contributions of women in leadership and public service.

About San Francisco Federal Credit Union: San Francisco Federal Credit Union proudly serves the communities of San Francisco and San Mateo County. For nearly 70 years, SFFCU has focused on the philosophy of “people helping people.” Founded in 1954, its mission is to make a difference in the financial lives of its members and to dedicate time and resources to improving their communities.

As a not-for-profit cooperative, SFFCU’s board members are volunteers. Its earnings are returned to the members by offering savings products with higher returns and loans with lower rates. San Francisco Federal Credit Union is a member-owned financial institution committed to providing quality financial services and products. Founded on the principles of community service and inclusivity, it strives to empower its members and the communities it serves.

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San Francisco Federal Credit Union

770 Golden Gate Ave
 San Francisco, CA 94102

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