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We foster a values-based culture

Redwood’s strong, positive culture is a driving factor in our success. Our culture is based on our six values of growth, results, passion, relationships, change and integrity. It enables us to meet our strategic goals to grow and evolve as an organization. It inspires us to do our best work together. And it engages and connects us to each other, to our clients and to our community.

Our Values

Our People

Inclusion & Diversity Council

Women's Leadership at Redwood

Community Giving

Our Values

Pursue profitable GROWTH at all levels.
We pursue profitable organizational growth that creates value and supports our longevity. We believe investing in individual and team growth contributes to organizational growth.

Focus on RESULTS that matter.
We are outcome oriented. We prioritize work that delivers impact to the organization, our business partners and our shareholders. We measure results and celebrate achievements.

Channel PASSION, expertise, and energy into our work.
We are intellectually passionate, relish problem-solving, and work with energy and enthusiasm. We inspire each other to bring our best work forward.

Cultivate RELATIONSHIPS to build meaningful connections.
We believe that our relationships are the source of our strength. We invest in our relationships with our colleagues, business partners and communities to foster meaningful connections and create a fun and interesting place to work.

Embrace and adapt to CHANGE
We seek opportunities to innovate, evolve, and re-invent what we do. We are open to alternatives, and our agility enables us to change when we need to.

Steward INTEGRITY and do what’s right.
We take pride in our credibility and reliability and in doing the right thing for all stakeholders.

Our People

Redwood people are a group of talented and diverse individuals who have built the foundation of the organization over the last 25 years. We recognize that our people are our greatest asset and we are proud to hire, develop and retain exceptionally talented individuals with a variety of expertise.

The diverse experiences and backgrounds of our people are a key component to fostering a strong culture and driving organizational performance. Recruiting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce is a priority for the Management team, and we are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where everyone is valued and respected. Simply put, we believe that working to build and support a diverse and inclusive workforce makes us a better firm.

Programs that we have created to bring diverse people together for development and innovation, include:

  • Women’s leadership events
  • Mentoring initiatives
  • Employee resource groups
  • Targeted recruitment initiatives

We are committed to best-in-class human capital practices that have a positive impact on shareholders, our company, our people and the communities in which we do business.

Inclusion & Diversity Council

Our Inclusion & Diversity efforts are overseen by our Management team and a recently formed Inclusion & Diversity Council that is focused on continuing to drive our inclusion and diversity efforts. Our Inclusion & Diversity work includes program development, training, and diversity recruiting initiatives.

Women's Leadership at Redwood

Our Women’s employee resource group, Redwood TogetHER, is an important factor in our diversity and inclusion efforts. Redwood TogetHER supports not only gender inclusion, the group also plays a key role in defining professional development and infrastructure initiatives that make Redwood a great place for women to work.

Redwood TogetHER is proud to partner with several organizations that promote women’s causes including:

  • Denver Women’s Symposium
  • Invest in Girls
  • Women in Structured Finance (WIS)
  • The Gathering Place
  • The Breast Cancer Research Fund

Community Giving

At Redwood, we give back. We create positive social impact by investing in programs and partnerships that benefit the communities where we work and live through:

Corporate Philanthropy and Partnerships
We’re proud to work with the following nonprofit organizations:

  • SFA Foundation Scholarship Fund
  • MBA Opens Doors
  • National Urban League
  • Invest in Girls
  • Boys & Girls Club of Denver
  • The Gathering Place
  • The Resurrection Project
  • Northwest Side Housing Center

Redwood Employee Foundation
Founded in 2007, the Redwood Employee Foundation is an employee-led group that raises funds and makes charitable grants to a variety of non-profit organizations in our communities. To date, the Employee Foundation has made over $360,000 in grants to charities selected by our employees.

Volunteerism
The Redwood Employee Foundation organizes our volunteerism efforts, which include regular Habitat for Humanity workdays, annual school supply drives and holiday giving programs.

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