Chief Lending Officer
Guadalupe CU (Santa Fe, NM)
Brenda Dominguez brings over 28 years of working in financial institutions; 21 of those years in credit unions and 18 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’s mission, to provide financial empowerment within the communities served. Guadalupe 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 fourth 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 is also serving a second three-year term as an Inclusiv Board Member and Chair of the Finance Committee. In addition, Brenda played a significant role on the selection of a core-banking partner for Inculsiv and its members and currently serves on the EPL Advisory Committee, Inclusiv CU Impact Committee, and the Juntos Avanzamos Program Committee. She also offers her time and expertise to other Credit Unions that are interested in ITIN and risk-based lending, products and services for underserved and undocumented members, including financial literacy and financial coaching.