Noiel FontaineRegional Vice President, CoBank Farm Credit Leasing
As regional vice president for CoBank Farm Credit Leasing’s Eastern Region, Noiel Fontaine is responsible for sales and business relationships along the Atlantic seaboard and inland, including Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. He manages a team of relationship managers who serve cooperatives, agribusinesses and Farm Credit associations.
Previously, Mr. Fontaine was a senior relationship manager for CoBank Farm Credit Leasing, helping Farm Credit associations in the northeast deliver leasing services to their agricultural producer customers as well as working with cooperative customers. He has 20 years of leasing experience, including in a variety of sales management, credit and syndications positions with Crocker Capital and Heller Financial.
Mr. Fontaine earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts, and an MBA from Babson Graduate School of Business in Boston. He also graduated from the SMU Graduate Commercial Lending School in March 2011.