Jeff Benson is Senior Vice President, Correspondent Services of Bankers’ Bank of the West (BBW), Denver, Colorado. BBW is a correspondent bank providing services to community banks in a nine state region. Jeff received his Bachelor’s Degree of Finance from Montana State University in 1996 and graduated from Graduate School of Banking at Colorado in 2007.
Born in Montana but raised in South Dakota, Jeff grew up with a banking/farming family and spent many summers mowing the bank’s lawn and winters shoveling the bank’s sidewalk. He eventually worked in many areas of the bank from the teller line to credit review. His career at BBW began in 2001 as a credit analyst, then correspondent banking officer/loan officer, and now in charge of all correspondent banking officers, product, market strategy, and production of BBW. He participates in various state banking conferences and events.
Outside of the bank Jeff spends his time with his wife, Emilie, and two young children, Ella and Max. He also assists his father in managing the family farm in South Dakota. He enjoys all the recreational opportunities the mountains provide with family and friends.