As Chief Auditor, Jeff reports directly to the Audit Committee to support their oversight responsibilities. He manages the Internal Audit activity, providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services to add value and improve AgWest's operations. This includes internal credit review and the testing of internal controls.
Jeff is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and holds a certification in risk management assurance. He graduated from the University of Idaho with majors in accounting and finance.
Prior to joining Farm Credit in 1998, Jeff held positions in audit and accounting in the forest products and airline industries, as well as four years in public accounting.
Jeff and his family live in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and he enjoys outdoor activities, especially fly-fishing and bird hunting.