President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Norte has over 30 years of experience in banking. He started with Capital in September 2010 and served as their Chief Credit Officer before being selected as CEO in January 2021. Before Capital, Jeff spent five years with CoBank in Denver overseeing credit teams for Corporate Agribusiness and International Trade Finance. He spent 14 years as a bank regulator with the FDIC, and two years working for a large regional bank in Kansas City. Jeff is an Army veteran, is a CPA and has a BS in Accounting from Mid America Nazarene University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Concordia University, Austin, Texas. He is actively involved in Farm Credit System efforts, including previous work with the Risk Management Workgroup, and currently serving on the Presidents Planning Committee.