Chief Credit Officer – 1303662


Chief Credit Officer


Under the joint direction of the CEO and the Board of Directors, and reporting to the Chief

Risk Officer, the position is responsible for the review of the organization’s loan policy and

procedures and monitoring of the loan portfolio on a continuing basis in order to prevent loan

losses; assure documentation complies with loan committee approvals, state and/or

federal regulations; assist in the detection of deterioration in loan quality; review and ensure

internal compliance objectives are met.


•        Oversee the full range of managerial duties for the Credit Administration loan review,

compliance, collections, and credit analysis functions, including adherence to policies

and practices of the organization and applicable regulatory and governmental agencies.

•        Works closely with the Special Asset Manager on loan review and special assets

analysis and disposition.

•        Responsible for implementing a system of credit analysis and quality assurance for

loans made as required by board directives; assign ratings as needed.

•        Co-Decisions credit requests within loan authority and votes on various loan

committees at the direction of the Board of Directors.

•        Examine files periodically for assurance of credit and collateral documentation,

regulatory compliance, and loan policy conformance; review technical exceptions and

deficiencies; maintain reports of continued outstanding exceptions to the Board of


•        Oversees the other Chief Credit Officers of Texas and Florida for written analyses on

all large loans, aggregate lending vs. indebtedness for individual borrowers, complex

loans, and weak loans.

•        Identify problem loans, makes a recommendation for assignment of loans to review loan

The list that is reviewed quarterly with the board; discuss the status of problem loans with

the CLO and senior lending officers and may make recommendations regarding the future

credit information needs; identifies loans meeting non-accrual or charge-off criteria.

•        Assists with the quarterly analyses of the adequacy of the allowance for loan and lease

losses for board discussion.

•        Assist with the preparation of periodic board reports.

•        Reviews periodic studies of various portions of the loan portfolio, including past due

reports, concentrations of credit, etc., for the benefit of supervisory and executive officers.

•        Based on compliance or loan reviews and the dissemination of other pertinent facts,

evaluate and recommend policy changes.

•        Other duties as assigned


•        Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year institution plus additional lending, compliance,

and audit-related training.

•        Minimum 8-10 years experience in bank lending, loan review, and/or compliance

experience or equivalent education in bank lending, loan review/compliance procedures

and policies.


•        Ability to read and interpret complex documents and to respond effectively to sensitive

inquiries or complaints.

•        Ability to draft speeches or presentations using original techniques or style.

•        Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or

complex topics to top management, and public interest groups.

•        Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistical inference,

and fundamentals of regression analysis.

•        Ability to define problems, aggregate, facts, and draw valid conclusions.

•        Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or

diagram form and deal with multiple abstract and concrete variables.

•        Must have knowledge/ability to use all MS Office Suite products. Must have a working

knowledge of proprietary or purchased database management programs.

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