Mike Romanowski

President, CoBank Farm Credit Leasing

As president of Farm Credit Leasing, Mike Romanowski is responsible for the overall management of FCL and leading the organization’s staff across rural America. Mr. Romanowski is based in Minneapolis and is a member of CoBank’s Leadership Team. He is the chair person for the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Financial Institutions Business Council which represents banking interests in the ELFA.

Previously, he served as a national leasing sales manager for the leasing division, with responsibility for customer relationship management, association channel sales, fleet services, marketing and training. He has been with CoBank since 1997 and has held a variety of leadership roles at the bank including leasing operations, strategic relationships and non-credit services.

Prior to joining CoBank, Mr. Romanowski worked for a Big Four accounting firm, a medium-sized produce wholesaler, a major car rental company and a Fortune 50 information systems consulting firm. He has extensive experience in both business and information technology. He has managed large organization alignment, market and product development, business reengineering and system implementation efforts during his career.

Mr. Romanowski earned a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from Northern Illinois University and passed the CPA exam in Illinois.