Eight Students in Capital Farm Credit 2020 Internship Program

July 02, 2020

Interested in 2021 Internships?

Visit our website December 2020 for a list of opportunities.

Capital Farm Credit is proud to introduce our 2020 interns.

Throughout the program students work within the daily operations of Capital Farm Credit's corporate and credit offices, gaining a working understanding of aspects including credit, human resources and business development.
"We are very proud of our internship program. We had applicants from all over the United States and look forward to having the best of the best join our Capital Farm Credit family this summer. We look forward to seeing their contributions and growth they have in store," said Randy Breitling, vice president of human resources.


Lauren Perkins

School: Texas A&M University, 2021

Hometown: Lampasas, Texas

Interests: I have always enjoyed being around the farm and ranch community and have grown to love the people and the meaning behind this lifestyle. I have a passion towards agriculture and want to do my part in ensuring it's future success.

Office Location: Round Rock, Texas

What I'm looking forward to: I'm looking forward to learning more about the farm credit system. I hope to do my part in helping the agricultural system meet their financial needs.

Brandon Root

Brandon Root

School: University of Texas at San Antonio, 2021

Hometown: Richmond, Texas

Interests: My interests include participating in sporting activities such as golf and basketball and attending sporting events. I also love the outdoors and traveling to new and exciting places.

Office Location: Katy, Texas

What I'm looking forward to: There are many things to look forward to in this internship, but the main thing I am looking forward to is being able to learn about Capital Farm Credit and the industry. I hope to gain as much knowledge as I can not only from my experience over the course of the internship, but from my superiors and my peers alike.

Colton Bourquin

Colton Bourquin

School: 2020 Graduate of West Texas A&M University and First Year Graduate Student at Texas A&M University pursuing a Masters of Agribusiness

Hometown: Lubbock, Texas

Interests: Snow Skiing, Traveling, Spending time with friends and family

Office Location: Bryan, Texas

What I'm looking forward to: I look forward to learning the inter-workings of Capital Farm Credit and to be able to better serve the agriculture industry. I am excited to grow personally and professionally while interning this summer. Moving to the College Station/ Bryan area brings lots of new opportunities that excite me.

Eliane Wibara

Eliane Wibara

School: Washington State University, 2021

Hometown: Rwamagana, Rwanda

Interests: Traveling, learning about cultures and languages, learning Finance, Economics and Math

Office location: San Antonio

What I'm looking forward to: I look forward to learning about the process by which small businesses and farmers acquire loans in order to finance their operations. I am most excited about being part of the Capital Farm Credit family and contributing to its growth and success.

Benjamin Bryant

Benjamin Bryant

School: Texas A&M University 2020 (2021 Masters)

Hometown: Waxahachie, TX

Interests: Collegiate Pistol Shooter for TAMU, a drummer and love to play for my church when I can, and I enjoy playing board games and hanging out with my friends.

Office location: Bryan, TX

What I'm looking forward to: I am excited to put the theory I have begun learning in my Economics Masters program into practice while learning about the risk and decision-making structure of Capital Farm Credit.

Gergor Igler

Gregor Keith Igler

School: Texas A&M Class of 2019, Agricultural Economics. Current MBA student at UT-Dallas

Hometown: San Angelo, Texas

Interests: hunting, fishing, long-range rifle shooting, raising sheep, cooking

Office Location: Wichita Falls

What I'm looking forward to: I'm looking forward to the opportunity to be part of a highly respected organization and to learn from some of the best in the business. I am excited to improve my knowledge and skills in the field of credit and lending and to network with professionals in the industry.

Emma Cameron

Emma Cameron

School: Junior, Cornell University

Hometown: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Interests: rodeo, horse shows, plans to pursue becoming Miss Rodeo America

Office location: Lubbock

What I'm looking forward to: I am looking forward to furthering and applying the skills I have gained in my classes and working with the people involved in the industry in West Texas.

Hayden Griffin

Hayden Griffin

School: Senior, Abilene Christian University

Hometown: Quanah, Texas

Interests: I have played golf, hunted and fished basically since I could walk so I enjoy spending my free time on the golf course with my buddies or back home with my family hunting on our land. I will be getting married in June and my fiancée loves to fish so I love getting to go out and spend time with her on the water.

Office location: Abilene, Texas

What I'm looking forward to: I am most excited for the opportunity to expand my knowledge about the financial side of the agriculture industry. I have grown up around farming and ranching but have never been able to dive deep into the business side of the industry, so this internship is a great opportunity to learn under knowledgeable people.