President & Chief Executive Officer
Mark has served as the President and CEO of AgWest Farm Credit and its predecessor, Farm Credit West since January 2011. Prior to that, he served as an executive vice president (and senior vice president) of Farm Credit West since its founding in 2001. He has been employed in the Farm Credit System since 1984.
Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in business administration and finance from California State University, San Bernardino. He is also a graduate of The Southwestern School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. He is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow, and serves on the board of Financial Partners, Inc. (a technology services company).
Mark and Mary, his wife of 40 years, enjoy spending time with their four children and five grandchildren.