Jim Jones, Chief Credit Officer

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Jim Jones

Chief Credit Officer

Jim Jones assumed the role of chief credit officer of AgriBank effective October 1, 2018. Jones, who chairs the Farm Credit System Risk Management Workgroup, previously served as chief risk officer of AgriBank. Prior to moving into a risk management role in 2012, he worked in various credit capacities with special focus on large commercial transactions. Since joining AgriBank in 2002, he has served as senior lender, managed the credit review function and directed the wholesale lending function. 

Prior to joining AgriBank, Jones worked for five years with various Farm Credit entities. Prior to joining Farm Credit, Jones worked for several years with a community bank in Texas. He was also a Peace Corps volunteer in Papua New Guinea, where he worked with the Agricultural Development Bank of PNG restructuring coffee production loans.

Jones holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from North Central College (Illinois) and a master's degree in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University.