Teresa Shafer Appointed to Vice President of Human Resources and Training at Travis Credit Union
Vice President of Human Resources and Training, Travis Credit Union
(8/01/2013) VACAVILLE, CA — Patsy Van Ouwerkerk, President and CEO of Travis Credit Union, announced the selection of Teresa Shafer as vice president of human resources and training at Travis Credit Union. In this capacity, Teresa will be responsible for executing the strategic direction of the organization's human resources and training functions. In addition, she will develop and implement effective talent management programs to attract and retain high performing professionals.
"Travis Credit Union is growing at an unprecedented rate due to member demand," stated Van Ouwerkerk. "Amazing member service is at the core of everything we do, making it very important for us to hire, train and keep the right staff. The appointment of Teresa demonstrates our commitment to staff development, talent management and capabilities. We're looking forward to Teresa's innovative strategies to strengthen and lead our HR and training teams."
Shafer brings more than 20 years' experience in human resources management to the credit union and is often described as well-connected and possessing a sharp eye for talented individuals. She will support the development of Travis Credit Union's strategic initiatives and policies and manage activities and performances of the talent management and training functions throughout the organization.
Teresa's academic endeavors focused on Business and Human Resources Management with a strong emphasis on employee relations. She holds various certificates focused on Leadership Training, Ethics in the Workplace, Strategic Partnerships and Workforce Planning.
"Teresa has consistently performed at an exemplary level," stated Art Schwartz, senior vice president and chief human resource officer of Travis Credit Union. "She brings the right skills and attributes to this senior management position and I, along with the rest of the senior management team, am looking forward to interacting with her at a more strategic level."
Contact: Shérry Cordonnier,
Director of Corporate Relations
Travis Credit Union
Headquartered in Vacaville, California, Travis Credit Union is a not-for-profit, cooperative financial institution serving those who live or work in Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Napa, Contra Costa, Alameda, Sonoma, Colusa, and Merced Counties. Currently, Travis Credit Union is the 11th largest credit union in California, with more than 178,000 members and over $2.1 billion in assets. As one of the leading financial institutions in Solano, Contra Costa, Yolo, Napa, and Merced Counties, Travis Credit Union's strength lies in its faithful commitment to its members; its solid, secure history; and its long-standing track record of dedicated service.