Overview & Bio Information
Sai Thao is a Senior Lending Specialist with Compeer Financial. Sai works with emerging markets farmers, helping them with a full range of services, including creating business plans and guiding them on how to obtain financing for their agriculture and food businesses. Sai grew up growing, harvesting and selling vegetables at farmers markets. In addition to working directly with farmers, Sai collaborates with many public, non-profit and private organizations in an effort to generate new program ideas to benefit emerging markets farmers. Sai holds a B.A. in American Ethnic Studies from the University of Washington, and a M.B.A. from City University of Seattle. Sai also received training through the National Development Council, Risk Management Association, and Agricultural Lending Institute.