Terry L. Hinds
Terry L. Hinds is Chief Asset Quality & Assurance Officer for Compeer Financial, a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving and supporting agriculture and rural communities. Compeer Financial is a $24.9 billion organization providing loans, leases, risk management and other financial services throughout 144 counties in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In his current role, Terry is responsible for leading risk assets and acquired property management, the association’s appraisal function and internal audit in coordination with the board’s Audit & Finance Committee. Previously, Terry was the Chief Risk Officer at Compeer. Prior to the formation of Compeer, Terry lead efforts in Capital Markets, Agribusiness, Trade Credit, Leasing, ProPartners, Investments, Commercial Bank and other Partner Purchases, as well as the association’s legislative affairs activities.
Terry’s family is deeply rooted in Illinois agriculture and still owns and operates the first Illinois farm the family purchased in 1848. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in Agricultural Economics and the University of Wisconsin’s Graduate School of Banking. He has spent more than 43 years in various positions within the Farm Credit System, including AgriBank, Farm Credit Bank of St. Louis and several Illinois Farm Credit associations.