Jim Short is the Commercial Loan Service Team Lead for AgAmerica, joining the company in June 2020. He attended the University of South Florida and has firsthand experience as a mortgage specialist since 1985.
Prior to AgAmerica, Jim worked in the financial services department at Walter Mortgage Company for over 32 years. During his tenure, he managed the payment processing department and gained a deeper understanding of litigation research, federal and state audits, and tax research.
In addition to his substantial professional background in finances, Jim grew up within the agriculture community. He bailed hay several summers in his youth and lived on a strawberry farm in Plant City, Florida. In high school, he was a member of Future Farmers of America and a part of the horticulture plant judging team.
As the Commercial Loan Service Team Lead at AgAmerica Lending, Jim ensures optimal efficiency by prioritizing tasks for the loan servicing department. His operational responsibilities include processing, invoicing, indexing, and other relevant functions. He assists clients with loan-related inquiries through his proficient knowledge of the wide spectrum of loan packages available. Through his extensive expertise in financial lending and problem-solving mentality, Jim continuously looks for innovative ways to enhance the loan servicing experience for our clients.