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VP Commercial Lending

Date: May 29, 2021

Location: East Lansing, MI, US, 48823

Company: GreenStone Farm Credit Services

We are seeking an experienced Lender who has a passion for customer service!

 

Do you have the passion to provide expert guidance to our members?

 

Do you want to create an outstanding customer experience?

 

 

We are excited for you to apply to our VP – Commercial Lending position.  This position will be responsible for servicing Cherry, Apple, Timber, and other ag related customers primarily located in Northern, MI.  This position is planned to be in our East Lansing Corporate office, however other locations will be considered. You will be part of a tremendous team that focuses on doing the right thing for our customers.  Networking, sales calls, and developing relationships are only some activities you will be expected to participate in to grow your portfolio.  You must have a proven record of building relationships with key influencers in addition to experience in the mortgage or financial services industry.  You will be required to develop and maintain a significant professional presence throughout the local community in addition to making formal presentations to various local and regional groups. 

 

 

GreenStone employees are driven by a desire to help rural communities!  GreenStone employees exhibit the same work ethic, values, and commitment to each other as the customers we serve.

 

Our $11 billion portfolio of customers, ranging from rural homeowners to global agriculture and food businesses, provides our employees with a unique opportunity to maintain a local presence while working for a top workplace. Our diverse business structure provides exciting opportunities for passionate, talented professionals in many areas. Additionally, many of our team members are highly respected in their area of expertise at both the state and national level making GreenStone one of the top Farm Credit associations in the country

 

 

Primary Responsibilities...

  • This individual will be responsible for expanding GreenStone’s commercial lending opportunities.
  • Provide customer relationship management, sales and credit analysis expertise to the Commercial Producer Teams to develop new business and ensure sound, comprehensive decisions are made in the credit approval process.
  • The incumbent must have the ability to combine agricultural and business knowledge with an in-depth understanding of the customers within the commercial segment in order to provide innovative and workable solutions to opportunities and challenges the customers face in their business operations.

 

Position Requirements...

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business/Finance or Agriculture field is required.
  • 5 -10 years of lending experience with diversified credit.
  • Previous experience in agriculture credit and operations as well as a commercial lending environment is required.
  • All candidates must have complex credit analysis skills and excellent credit administration.
  • Strong communication, negotiating, problem solving, and organizational skills are required
  • Ability to travel frequently
  • Fruit, Timber, and other ag related expertise
  • Strong project management and leadership skills

 

Here's What We Can Offer You...

GreenStone has an outstanding Total Rewards package, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 11 paid holidays per year
  • 401(k) plan – up to a 9% employer contribution/match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D benefits, etc.
  • Student debt repayment program
  • $100/year Logo Wear allowance
  • $400/year Wellness Subsidy/Reimbursement & wellness programs

*** Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter


Nearest Major Market: Lansing