PenAir appoints Dave Gooch as Vice President of Commercial Lending

PENSACOLA, FLA (December 20, 2023)PenAir Credit Union is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Gooch as Vice President of Commercial Lending, reinforcing the credit union’s commitment to providing tailored financial solutions and unwavering support to businesses throughout the region.

With over 25 years of experience in the banking and credit union industries, Gooch brings a wealth of expertise and an unwavering commitment to the local business community. His impressive track record includes roles as Market President for two community banks and Vice President of Commercial Banking for Kemba Credit Union, emphasizing his dedication to empowering businesses and entrepreneurs.

As Vice President of Commercial Lending, Gooch will lead PenAir’s efforts to expand and enhance its commercial lending services. This strategic move aligns with PenAir’s mission to be a trusted financial partner for businesses throughout northwest Florida and eastern Alabama, offering tailored financial solutions to foster growth and prosperity within the community.

Gooch’s professional background is marked by a bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University and a graduate degree from the Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking, reflecting his commitment to continuous professional development.

This appointment underscores PenAir’s ongoing dedication to strengthening its commercial lending division, ensuring local businesses have access to the financial resources and expertise needed to thrive.

For more information about PenAir and its comprehensive financial services, including commercial lending solutions, please visit

Dave Gooch

About PenAir Credit Union

Established in 1936, PenAir Credit Union has been a bold force for good, uniting community, resources, and impact. With assets surpassing $3 billion, PenAir is dedicated to enhancing the lives of its members from Mobile, Alabama, to Tallahassee, Florida. As a member-owned institution, PenAir prioritizes individual needs, ensuring tailored solutions for financial success. Beyond financial services, PenAir actively contributes to community growth through education, development projects, and charitable endeavors. Learn more about how PenAir is building a legacy of financial empowerment and community enrichment at PenAir.  


Mallory Wilson,
Communications and PR Specialist
1495 E. Nine Mile Road
Pensacola, FL 32514
850.505.3200 x 7775

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