Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
POSITION:Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer, full-time position located in Administration South Office, Turlock, CA. ABOUT YOSEMITE FARM CREDIT:As a farmer-owned co-op with over 100-year history serving the agriculture community in Stanislaus, Merced, Tuolumne and Mariposa counties, Yosemite Farm Credit has a commitment to our region’s agriculture. The Association currently provides lending services to approximately 5,000 customers with loan volume over $3 billion. Major commodities financed include dairy and almonds, in addition to irrigated field crops, cattle, wine grapes and walnuts. Yosemite Farm Credit’s culture of collaboration and team values provides a great atmosphere that allows individuals to contribute to its Vision – Helping Our Members Prosper! GRADE/SALARY/BENEFITS:Depending on experience.Yosemite Farm Credit offers a competitive benefit package that includes, but is not limited to: outstanding vacation/sick time accrual, health, dental, and vision plans, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, corporate fitness program, performance related compensation and paid holidays. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:Responsible for leading, guiding, coaching, mentoring and supervising Branch Managers and Marketing Relationship Manager. Duties include but are not limited to: facilitate development and implementation of Association new or enhanced lending programs and products, approve loans and other credit related actions within delegated approval authority, and provide leadership and management to all activities within the lending process to ensure growth, profitability, sound lending and superior Member service. Responsible for managing internal credit reviews and FCA examinations of the branches. Will develop and maintain constructive relationships with Farm Credit Administration, the Funding Bank and trade Associations. Will serve on Executive Committee, Senior Management Team, Asset Liability Committee and participate in Board of Directors meetings. This position will report to the Chief Executive Officer. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree in business, finance, economics, agricultural business or the equivalent in experience, plus experience in agricultural credit analysis.Demonstrated ability to collaborate with management and staff.At least ten years of credit experience and/or banking/lending experience.Ability to make sound decisions within delegated authorities and time pressures.Must have exceptional interpersonal, written, analytical, persuasive and verbal communication skills.Must have good computer skills and be proficient in Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook and Adobe.Thorough knowledge of Farm Credit lending, related policies and procedures.Demonstrated ability to manage loan portfolio risk. APPLICATION DEADLINE:Applications will be accepted through May 6, 2019. Issue Date: April 17, 2019EEO/AA/M/F/V/D EMPLOYERApply for this job.