Chief Lending Officer (CLO)
Sonya Harris is the Chief Lending Officer (CLO) for First Service Credit Union and is responsible for the lending and collection functions, which include research and development of new loan products and services, policy and procedure development, budgeting, regulatory compliance review, in addition to other daily activities.
She started her credit union career in 2000 and is a passionate advocate for the credit union movement. Prior to joining First Service Credit Union in 2020, Ms. Harris most recently worked at People’s Trust Federal Credit Union where she served as Chief Lending and Operations Officer. In that role she was responsible for branch operations, compliance, lending, sales, support services, and the contact center. Sonya also currently serves as a Board Member for the Houston Chapter of Credit Unions, and an Executive Committee Member for the Cornerstone Credit Union League Lending Council.
Sonya earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from LeTourneau University, and she is certified as a Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE) and Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC). She enjoys watching sports, coaching youth volleyball and basketball, and spending time with her husband, four children, and pets.