Press Releases

Extensia Financial Rebrands as AVANA CUSO

AVANA Companies has owned a majority stake in the business lending CUSO since 2020. Extensia Financial, a lending CUSO with a history dating back to the late 90s, now bears the name of its majority shareholder, AVANA Companies – it is now known as AVANA CUSO. “Through...

AVANA Companies CEO Recognized by Phoenix Business Journal

Sundip Patel, CEO of Arizona-based financial company, selected as a most admired leader. Glendale, AZ (May 20, 2022) –AVANA Companies, a family of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) lending and investment platforms, is pleased to announce co-founder and CEO,...

Want to support the people in Ukraine?
Here’s how you can help

The situation in Ukraine has led to a humanitarian crisis that has forced civilians to flee their homes or take refuge in bomb shelters and subway stations throughout the country. As the world watches on TVs and smartphones, it's a natural thought to want to help in...

Extensia Financial Appoints New Leadership for Optimal Growth

Press Release | June 2021

Extensia Financial is pleased to welcome new members to its executive team who bring a wealth of knowledge and decades of experience in the credit union market. As one of the most seasoned Credit Union Service Organizations (CUSO) focused on commercial real estate, and bolstered by its recent investment from AVANA Companies…

Extensia Financial Announces the Promotion of Key Tenured Employees!

Press Release | May 2020

Extensia Financial, one of the nation’s most seasoned credit union service organizations (CUSO) is proud to announce the promotion of two key staff members whose efforts over their tenure with the company have prepared them to provide aid in the midst of a worldwide pandemic and compassion to those impacted by COVID19.

New CUNA Associate Business Member Announced: Extensia Financial

Press Release | May 2020

Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has announced Extensia Financial as the newest Associate Level CUNA Associate Business Members. These business advocates join in CUNA’s advocacy efforts to support, protect, unify and advance the credit union movement. Newly announced associate level members include:

The 2020 Credit Union Youth Month Collection of Resources

Press Release | April 2020

It is hard to believe that May is upon us. In April, we witnessed some of the most inspiring acts of kindness and selflessness that our world has ever seen but the month of April also brought with it tremendous uncertainty, loss and sadness. Our industry has come together like never before and through the heartache we have seen hundreds of thousands of people working together to…

Extensia Financial rolls out new Community Involvement Program

Press Release | April 2020

Extensia Financial rolls out new Community Involvement Program, allowing employees the opportunity to give back to their communities in a meaningful way. Extensia Financial Employees will be able to use up to eight hours of paid volunteer time each quarter to support nonprofits. The timing of implementing this program is a coincidence, however during the current pandemic…

Extensia Financial Welcomes Elizabeth Tibaduiza CRE Senior Loan Processor Representing the East Coast!

Press Release | April 2020

Extensia Financial, one of the nation’s most seasoned credit union service organizations (CUSO) is proud to announce and welcome Florida resident, Elizabeth Tibaduiza as CRE Senior Loan Processor expanding Extensia Financial’s East Coast representation by the CUSO. As Elizabeth joins our team, Extensia will continue to grow and bring new and exciting lending opportunities to their credit union partners.

“Extensia helps our company take out new loans, refinance existing loans, and even modify an interest rate to a more competitive level.”

– Extensia Repeat Borrower