BRYAN, Texas — Capital Farm Credit selected eight students for its 2020 internship program. The highly competitive program seeks individuals pursuing professional experience in agricultural financing and strategic business operations.
Throughout the program students work within the daily operations of Capital Farm Credit’s corporate and credit offices, gaining a working understanding of credit, human resources and business development.
“We are very proud of our internship program,” said Randy Breitling, Capital Farm Credit Vice President of Human Resources. “It is a highly desirable opportunity and a very competitive program reaching across the country. These students represent the best of the future of agriculture and we are proud to add them to our family for the summer.”
“We look forward to seeing the growth and contributions they each have in store,” he added.
For more than 100 years, Capital Farm Credit has supported rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. Capital Farm Credit is a proud member of the Farm Credit system and serves more than 21,500 members, with loans outstanding totaling more than $8 billion. Headquartered in Bryan, Texas, Capital Farm Credit has offices serving 192 of Texas’ 254 counties.
For more information about its financial services, patronage dividend program and office locations, visit https://www.capitalfarmcredit.
Capital Farm Credit 2020 Interns:
School: Texas A&M University, 2021
Hometown: Lampasas, Texas
Interests: I have always enjoyed being around the farm and ranch community and have grown to love the people and the meaning behind this lifestyle. I have a passion towards agriculture and want to do my part in ensuring it’s future success.
Office Location: Round Rock, Texas
What I’m looking forward to: I’m looking forward to learning more about the farm credit system. I hope to do my part in helping the agricultural system meet their financial needs.
School: University of Texas at San Antonio, 2021
Hometown: Richmond, Texas
Interests: My interests include participating in sporting activities such as golf and basketball and attending sporting events. I also love the outdoors and traveling to new and exciting places.
Office Location: Katy, Texas
What I’m looking forward to: There are many things to look forward to in this internship, but the main thing I am looking forward to is being able to learn about Capital Farm Credit and the industry. I hope to gain as much knowledge as I can not only from my experience over the course of the internship, but from my superiors and my peers alike.
School: 2020 Graduate of West Texas A&M University and First Year Graduate Student at Texas A&M University pursuing a Masters of Agribusiness
Hometown: Lubbock, Texas
Interests: Snow Skiing, Traveling, Spending time with friends and family
Office Location: Bryan, Texas
What I’m looking forward to: I look forward to learning the inter-workings of Capital Farm Credit and to be able to better serve the agriculture industry. I am excited to grow personally and professionally while interning this summer. Moving to the College Station/ Bryan area brings lots of new opportunities that excite me.
School: Washington State University, 2021
Hometown: Rwamagana, Rwanda
Interests: Traveling, learning about cultures and languages, learning Finance, Economics and Math
Office location: San Antonio
What I’m looking forward to: I look forward to learning about the process by which small businesses and farmers acquire loans in order to finance their operations. I am most excited about being part of the Capital Farm Credit family and contributing to its growth and success.
School: Texas A&M University 2020 (2021 Masters)
Hometown: Waxahachie, TX
Interests: Collegiate Pistol Shooter for TAMU, a drummer and love to play for my church when I can, and I enjoy playing board games and hanging out with my friends.
Office location: Bryan, TX
What I’m looking forward to: I am excited to put the theory I have begun learning in my Economics Masters program into practice while learning about the risk and decision-making structure of Capital Farm Credit.
Gregor Keith Igler
School: Texas A&M Class of 2019, Agricultural Economics. Current MBA student at UT-Dallas
Hometown: San Angelo, Texas
Interests: hunting, fishing, long-range rifle shooting, raising sheep, cooking
Office Location: Wichita Falls
What I’m looking forward to: I’m looking forward to the opportunity to be part of a highly respected organization and to learn from some of the best in the business. I am excited to improve my knowledge and skills in the field of credit and lending and to network with professionals in the industry.
School: Junior, Cornell University
Hometown: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Interests: rodeo, horse shows, plans to pursue becoming Miss Rodeo America
Office location: Lubbock
What I’m looking forward to: I am looking forward to furthering and applying the skills I have gained in my classes and working with the people involved in the industry in West Texas.
School: Senior, Abilene Christian University
Hometown: Quanah, Texas
Interests: I have played golf, hunted and fished basically since I could walk so I enjoy spending my free time on the golf course with my buddies or back home with my family hunting on our land. I will be getting married in June and my fiancée loves to fish so I love getting to go out and spend time with her on the water.
Office location: Abilene, Texas
What I’m looking forward to: I am most excited for the opportunity to expand my knowledge about the financial side of the agriculture industry. I have grown up around farming and ranching but have never been able to dive deep into the business side of the industry, so this internship is a great opportunity to learn under knowledgeable people.
–Capital Farm Credit
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