EVP, Chief Lending Officer
With more than twenty years of experience and increasing responsibility in marketing, strategic planning, management and lending, Sonya McDonald has spent her career in the credit union industry. A passionate, high-energy leader, Sonya has worked at credit unions in three different states: Centris FCU (Nebraska); Day Air CU (Ohio); and RBFCU (Texas).
As the EVP/Chief Lending Officer at RBFCU, Sonya is currently responsible for a $6 billion portfolio that encompasses consumer, mortgage and commercial lending. In 2017, Sonya spoke on behalf of NAFCU at a Congressional Sub-Committee hearing on small business lending.
An avid Texas Longhorns fan, she holds a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. She enjoys spending time outdoors and is active in military charities. In 2008, she received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award personally from President George W. Bush. Sonya is married to a retired Air Force officer and has two children, three cats and three dogs.