Legacy Ag Credit, ACA is headquartered in Sulphur Springs and has five offices conveniently located across the northeastern region of Texas in Sulphur Springs, Canton, Gilmer, Kaufman and Longview. Part of the Farm Credit System for more than 100 years as a rural agricultural lender and a private cooperative, we have made loans for farms, timberland, recreational property, agribusiness firms and rural homes.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Agricultural Economics, or a related field, or equivalent experience and eight (8) years or more of progressively responsible banking or related agricultural lending experience. Experience should include a broad understanding of lending regulations, credit operations, and credit practices.
The primary scope of this position is discovering, developing and maintaining direct client relationships. Must be able to take a lead role in coordinating business development, credit analysis, loan administration and communication of actions within the Association in order to provide superior service in meeting a client’s expectations. Has considerable latitude for decision making in the implementation of association goals.
Excellent interpersonal relations, public speaking, administrative and communication skills are required. Strong analytical skills to market credit services to eligible Farm Credit borrowers, evaluate financial statements as well as identify and implement corrective actions when needed. Knowledge of business practices in mortgage and commercial lending, including credit standards, real estate appraisal, internal controls, financial management, human resource management, public and member relations, and marketing techniques. Leadership, strategic planning and goal setting are required. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Travel is required.
Frequent interaction with customers, association departmental staff and management. Occasional interaction with association senior management, CEO, and/or board of directors. Occasional interaction with Farm Credit Bank of Texas staff. Frequent interaction with area professionals including real estate agents, commercial bankers, and others who deal with the association in the normal course of business.
Compliance with FCBT and Association technology and security standards is required.
If you’re interested in joining the Legacy Ag Credit team and meet the minimum requirements for this position, please send your resume to:
Legacy Ag Credit, ACA
ATTN: Sherry Sturgis, Senior Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482