Chief Lending Officer, Guadalupe Credit Union
Brenda Dominguez brings over 25 years of working in financial institutions; 18 of those years in credit unions and 15 years in leadership with other organizations. Currently Chief Lending Officer for Guadalupe Credit Union (GCU), Brenda is part of Guadalupe’s Executive Management team and directs all lending aspects of the business in alignment with Guadalupe Credit Union’s mission: to provide financial empowerment within the communities served. Guadalupe Credit Union is recognized nationwide as a Community Development Credit Union (CDCU) with a low income designation, specializing in ITIN and risk-based lending, products and services for underserved and undocumented members, including financial literacy and financial coaching.
Brenda is currently serving a third three-year term as Chair Commissioner of her community Acequia Association. She previously served a six-year term as Treasurer at Turquoise Trail Charter School (TTCS) Foundation Board. The Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the goals of TTCS services provided at Turquoise Trail Charter School.
Brenda also served a three-year term as a Federation Board Member and was on the Technology Committee and Chair of the Finance Committee; she continues to serve as an advisory member. In addition, Brenda played a significant role (for the past two years) on the selection of a core banking partner for the Federation and its members and currently serves on the EPL advisory committee, Federation Credit Union impact Product Advisory Committee, and the National Juntos Avanzamos Program Committee.
Brenda lives with her husband, daughter and mother in La Cienega; a small community outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Brenda’s life-long passion for helping people is demonstrated through volunteering within her community and nationally.