Vice President-Ag Lending
As Vice President-Ag Lending, Elisa is responsible answering agricultural loan inquiries, determining borrower eligibility, assisting borrowers in preparing loan packages, preparing loan underwriting, presenting borrower’s request at loan committee, coordinating disbursement of funds to borrower, monitoring borrower’s loan history, providing follow-up contact and technical assistance. She manages the direct Ag Loan Department as well as the Farmer Mac Program. She previously worked for WestAmerica Bank, County Bank, and Fresno Madera Farm Credit as an agricultural lender. She graduated from the Ag Lending Institute of California in 2003 and California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. Elisa and her husband own and operate a wine, raisin, and almond farm operation in the Kerman area.