Chief Credit Officer
Mr. Norte has over 25 years of experience in banking. He joined Capital Farm Credit September 2010, after serving CoBank for five years in Corporate Agribusiness and International Trade Finance. He managed a team of credit analysts overseeing the credit risk process comprising over $7 billion in commitments, as well as over $4 billion of trade finance activity for international accounts. Before joining CoBank, he spent 14 years as a bank regulator with the FDIC and two years working for a large bank in Kansas City. Jeff, a veteran, also has previous experience as an auditor, is a CPA and has a BS in Accounting from Mid America Nazarene University, a Graduate Degree in Banking from the University of Colorado, and a Masters in Business Administration from Concordia University, Austin, Texas.