Fidelity Bank Chief Credit Officer in Wichita, Kansas


The candidate will be responsible for providing support, direction, credit decisions and creating loan policies and procedures to ensure the overall quality of the Bank’s lending portfolio. The candidate will be required to participate in/chair several committees involved in the management of the bank, including Loan Committee. The candidate will make monthly presentations to the Board of Directors. In addition, responsibilities will include the development of strategic action plans regarding their divisions in order to achieve Bank-defined goals. The candidate will also be responsible for oversight in calculating the Allowance for Loan and Lease Reserve (ALLL) and make recommendations to executive management and the Board of Directors for monthly allocations to the Loan Loss Reserve. The candidate will be responsible for continuously reviewing credit decisions to ensure compliance with Bank policies. Additionally the candidate will supervise the Bank’s retail lending business lines including Residential Mortgage and Consumer lending. Other tasks include providing direction and assistance to division managers, including monitoring performance to ensure loan production and deposit goals are met without sacrificing credit or culture standards, and significant interaction with various regulatory agencies and both internal and external auditors.

Requirements for the position include a Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field, along with a minimum of ten years of experience in a banking-related field. Significant involvement in credit, lending, deposit and financial areas is required. Strong leadership, organizational, and management skills, as well as a proficiency in written and verbal communication, problem solving and negotiation skills are required. Occasional overnight, air and/or road travel is required. The ability to work late and/or flexible hours is required. EO/AA Employer: Title VII/Protected Veterans/Disability Status

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