Ag Lender-Southern WI


Walworth County, WI



Company Description

Founded over 130 years ago, my client is a leader in Community Banking. Current assets exceed $1.2Billion and growing!


Why You Should be Interested

  • 16+ locations in WI and IL
  • Amazing opportunity to be part of the growth happening with this Community Bank who truly cares about its’ customers, employees and communities!!
  • Bauer 5 * rated Bank
  • Local decision making and strong credit quality
  • Excellent benefits including a 401k that puts away as much as you do!!

Position Summary

The Ag Loan Officer is responsible for developing and servicing loan volume for Walworth County  market. Take over a well-established portfolio for a retiring Ag Lender.


§  Manage an existing portfolio of agricultural credit relationships.

§  Develop new banking relationships and lending relationship within the Bank’s established credit and pricing policies.

§  Achieve assigned goals in agreement with the Bank’s mission statements.

§  Approve, document and close loans up to established individual lending limit.  Make loan presentations to market manager/senior management for loans above individual lending limit. 

§  Develop new business by actively calling on prospects and customers to sell bank services.

§  Participate in the community to increase the Bank’s visibility and enhance business development opportunities.

§  Interview loan applicants for agricultural loans.  Collect and analyze financial information to determine the creditworthiness of the applicant and the merits of the request.

§  Negotiate terms under which credit will be extended, within the parameters of the established credit and pricing policies and with assistance of senior management when appropriate or needed.

§  Monitor existing loan portfolio, collecting necessary information to analyze the current creditworthiness of customers.

§  Monitor loan repayment and take necessary action to collect from delinquent accounts.

§  Understand and comply with Bank mission, organizational structure, employee handbook, bank security, policies and procedures, standards of conduct and incentive program


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business with an agricultural background
  • Minimum 5 year’ experience in Ag lending and portfolio management. Commercial Lending a plus
  • Knowledge of credit underwriting, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of FSA/USDA programs
  • Demonstrated financial analysis skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Formal credit training and sales skill training, preferred
  • Computer skills including use of Microsoft Word and Excel

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