Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) and Frontier Farm Credit today named Mark Jensen as incoming president and chief executive officer of the customer-owned financial cooperatives.
Jensen, the Associations’ chief risk officer, will assume his new role on November 1, 2017. He succeeds Doug Stark, who is retiring.
Jensen joined FCSAmerica, which provides credit and insurance services to farmers, ranchers, agribusiness and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming, in 1992. He has held senior vice president positions with the Association for the past 16 years, and was named senior vice president – chief risk officer in 2013.
Jensen was instrumental in modernizing FCSAmerica’s credit process and implementing an enterprise risk management framework, and today provides executive leadership of the Associations’ risk management, credit and appraisal teams.
He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in agricultural economics.