Extensia Financial, a credit union service organization focused on commercial real estate, recently announced that Steve Coomes ’79 will be one of four new leaders joining its Board of Directors.

Steve Coomes

Coomes is a retired financial services and operational leader with more than 30 years of financial institutions experience, most notably in the credit union environment.

“Extensia Financial is excited about the collective talent these industry leaders will add to our company’s Board of Directors,” Sundip Patel, Chief Executive Officer, said in a news release. “Their combined expertise in corporate strategy, credit union operations and growth, and financial institutions leadership will be of great value as AVANA Companies and Extensia navigate a planned trajectory of significant growth.”

Coomes was the president and CEO of United SA Federal Credit Union in San Antonio, Texas, and retired in 2014.

He has a master’s degree in finance from Butler University and a bachelor’s degree from Wabash College, where he majored in biology and was a member of Alpha Phi Omega. He also holds the Certified Chief Executive Designation from the Credit Union Executives Society of Madison, Wisconsin.