Ritenour new Regional Lending Manager
Horizon Farm Credit recently announced the promotion of Matt Ritenour to regional lending manager. He is based in the association’s Winchester, Virginia office.
“Throughout my career with Farm Credit, I’ve been able to work with our customers in a variety of ways, and I’m looking forward to continuing to do so in this new position,” says Ritenour. “I strive for our employees to keep adding value to relationships with our members and the diverse rural community we serve. I look forward to the encouraging times ahead in agriculture, and the opportunities to build partnerships within our footprint.”
Prior to becoming the regional lending manager, Ritenour was a crop insurance sales representative with Farm Credit for four years, and previously worked in the association’s marketing and credit departments. In his new role, he will be overseeing the sales staff in the association’s Virginia and West Virginia offices, working with them to ensure all sales and training goals are accomplished, and each customer’s financial needs are met.
“Matt’s years of experience with Farm Credit and knowledge of Virginia and West Virginia agriculture have prepared him for the position of regional lending manager,” says Jim Aird, Farm Credit’s PennMarVa Division Vice President. “We’re happy to have him in this new role, and look forward to having him help our customers find the right financial solutions for themselves, their business, and their families.”
Ritenour, a resident of Frederick County, Virginia, began his career with Farm Credit in 2003. He graduated from Morehead State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing.