ABA Names Apodaca as New Head of Ag Banking

Steve Apodaca today joined ABA as SVP and head of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Banking. He was previously a VP and business relationship manager with Wells Fargo in Las Cruces, N.M., where he was involved in lending to farmers and ranchers. His 25-year career in banking includes service in agricultural, commercial and real estate lending at banks of all sizes.

“Steve’s extensive background as a commercial banker with a focus on agricultural lending make him an excellent addition to our Center for Ag and Rural Banking,” said ABA EVP James Ballentine. “He will be able to provide essential insight to the challenges and opportunities for our members in rural America.”