‘Trustworthy and talented’ Bank staff celebrate two years of business

24/10/2019 15:00:00
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Staff at a Warrington-based business bank are being praised for their “commitment, versatility and superb performance”.

Redwood Bank, located both in Letchworth and at The Base in Dallam Lane, is celebrating its Warrington office being in operation for two years.

Since its inception the Bank has focused heavily on technology, people and service, and regularly secures more than 90 per cent satisfaction rate from its customers.

It has gone from strength to strength, delivering in accordance with its Strategic Business Plan and having opened more than 2,500 savings accounts (£160m) for businesses and charities, and recently surpassing the £150m lending milestone.

Left to right: Naomi Makin, Business Development Officer (Warrington & The North West), Jenny Daniels, Business Development Officer (Warrington & The North West), Chris Finnigan, Head of Business Development North Region, Joanna Carrol, Business Development Officer (Warrington & The North West), Gary Wilkinson, CEO & Co-Founder, Graham Reynolds, Chief Development Officer and Ciaran Kilheeney Business Development Manager (Warrington & The North West).


Redwood Bank’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-Founder, Gary Wilkinson, said:

“For two years now our Warrington team has shown total commitment, versatility and their performance has been superb. They deliver time and time again and are passionate about what they do.

"People are at the core of everything we do, including our staff. We look after the welfare of our employees, who in turn, put everything into ensuring our customers are satisfied. Our Warrington team is a talented force of experienced finance professionals, who are customer focused and are driven to achieve excellence."

“We’ve had another fantastic year supporting businesses and professional landlords in Warrington and the North-West generally, and we’re looking forward to seeing what the future holds.”

Redwood Bank was launched with a view to offering a real alternative for small and medium-sized businesses looking to either expand their organisations or simply save for future growth.

Since launching, the Bank has won multiple industry awards, picking up a hat-trick of prizes earlier this year, and scooping the coveted Challenger Bank of the Year title at the ACQ5 Global Awards 2019.

A number of high-profile appointments have been made which has seen Redwood’s overall team grow to a total of 75 members of staff. Every new recruit is handpicked because of their wealth of experience and eye for detail.

For further information, visit www.redwoodbank.co.uk.

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For further details contact Laura Pearce at Strand PR on laura@strand-pr.co.uk or 01763 274674 / 07903 106405.  

Redwood Bank was launched in August 2017, becoming Britain’s newest business bank for SMEs and completing its ‘mobilisation’ phase just over four months after securing its initial banking licence in April 2017. Redwood Bank offers secured SME mortgages for business owners, as well as for experienced commercial and residential property investors. It delivers fast and efficient mortgage decisions to help their business customers seize property opportunities and also offers competitive business savings accounts. Redwood Bank was founded by Jonathan Rowland and Gary Wilkinson. It has a unique private-public ownership structure in which Warrington Borough Council has a one-third stake.