Madonna Bolano Joins Tech CU Board of Directors


SAN JOSE, Calif., September 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Technical CU (Technology Credit Union) today announced the appointment of Madonna Bolano to its Board of Directors. Madonna joined Tech CU’s Board of Directors in April 2021 and is a member of its Compensation Committee. Madonna is a seasoned Silicon Valley executive who, over her 25-plus-year career, has successfully created, developed, and nurtured high-performing teams and cultures in local and global companies ranging from 100 to over 20 000 employees.

Prior to joining Tech CU’s Board of Directors, she was Director of Human Resources at Applied Materials, where she reported to the CEO and worked closely with senior management and the board to transform vision, mission , the values ​​and the remuneration of the company’s executives. program. She has also worked with these groups to champion the company’s diversity and inclusion efforts, improve employee engagement, close and integrate mergers and acquisitions, and create and staff new businesses and roles.

“We are delighted to welcome Madonna to our board of directors. As a seasoned leader who has held leadership roles in technology companies across Silicon Valley, her understanding of rapidly changing business and employment trends will help Tech CU better serve its members – and help our team of leadership to evolve the way it manages the evolving needs and challenges of our workforce, ”said Todd Harris, CEO of Tech CU.

Madonna previously held executive positions at SunPower, Lam Research Corporation and AG Associates. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards, including one of the “50 Most Influential Women in Tech” by the National Diversity Council, a “Woman Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal and a YWCA Silicon laureate. Valley Tribute to Women Award.

“I have been a member of Tech CU for years and am delighted to continue my involvement with this well-established financial institution in Silicon Valley. Tech CU’s excellent customer service, unwavering commitment to supporting the community, and full range of service offerings have given the organization an excellent reputation and earned it several prestigious awards, ”said Madonna. “I am delighted to join the dynamic group of accomplished individuals who serve on Tech CU’s Board of Directors, and look forward to building on my previous experience to help Tech CU continue on its strong growth trajectory.

With this appointment, almost half of the seats on Tech CU’s board of directors are held by women.

In addition to serving on the Tech CU Board of Directors, Madonna is also Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of Teen Success, Inc., an organization dedicated to creating pathways to prosperity for two generations: young mothers and their children. .

Madonna holds a BA in Sociology, conferred with the highest distinction, from the University of California at Berkeley.

About Tech CU
Founded in the heart of Silicon Valley, Tech CU has nearly $ 4 billion in assets and is one of the 20 largest credit unions in California. As a federally insured, not-for-profit organization, Tech CU has invested its resources in providing higher rates, lower fees, exceptional service and member benefits for over 60 years. It serves over 155,000 members across California, including Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Los Angeles, Orange counties and San Diego. Tech CU provides financial products for all stages of the life of its members, including personal banking, financial management, private banking, commercial loans, and business banking. Since 2017, S&P Global Market Intelligence has named Tech CU as one of the top five performing credit unions with assets of $ 500 million or more in California and one of the top 20 nationally. For more information, please visit

Linden Kohtz
Public Relations, Tech CU
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