Executive Director, Prosperity Connection
Vice President – Community Development, St. Louis Community Credit Union
Paul Woodruff serves as the Executive Director of Prosperity Connection and Vice President of Community Development for St. Louis Community Credit Union (SLCCU). In these capacities, he is charged with overseeing and guiding the strategic direction for numerous community outreach initiatives supported by both organizations. Paul began his career at SLCCU in 2009 as a teller and has subsequently worked as a business development specialist and manager of community development.
He is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships that fund, support, and advance the respective missions of SLCCU and Prosperity Connection. These duties include oversight of financial education programs throughout the community,management of SLCCU’s Community Development Department, fundraising, and maintaining relations with community, business, and government leaders. As an active member of the community, Paul also serves as an advisor and board member for several community and national groups, including the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions.
Paul received his Master’s degree in Public Administration (with a certificate in Organizational Development) from St. Louis University where his research focused on credit union alternatives to payday loans. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Speech Communication from McKendree University.