Agriculture Financial Services Corporation's (AFSC) executive team is dedicated to building a strong, growing, diversified agriculture and agri-food sector in Alberta.
Jerry Bouma is the interim CEO. He is is responsible for providing the strategic direction of AFSC, while maintaining positive relations with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The executive leadership reports to him directly.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Darryl is responsible for providing strategic leadership to the teams of Finance, Strategic Corporate Relations, Project Management and Innovation, Research and Policy. Darryl has been with AFSC since January 2011 and holds a B. Comm from the University of Alberta and the CPA, CA designation.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, JJ’s responsibilities include providing strategic direction and operational support AFSC’s digital business solutions supporting AFSC’s Programs and Services delivered to clients. He supports all information, security and technology services used in the delivery of these solutions. He has a management and leadership team of 6 reporting to him.
Reporting to the CEO, Karla oversees all functions as they relate to people management, change management, continuous improvement, organizational effectiveness and strategic human resources. Karla has been with AFSC since 2014 and holds an MBA in Executive Leadership.
Reporting to the CEO, Walker leads the direction and coordination of risk management functions at AFSC. He oversees credit operations, enterprise risk management, compliance, legal counsel and claims processing. Walker holds an ICD.D designation along with a certification in project management and widespread leadership training, customer service strategies and lending and negotiating.
Reporting to the CEO, Steve is responsible for client experience throughout our extensive branch operations across the province including client relationships, account management and Claims Adjusting Services. Steve has a strong lending background in agriculture and client experience at the director level in Alberta and Ontario. Steve is passionate about delivering an exceptional client experience with every interaction our clients have with an AFSC Team Member or channel.