Vice President of Swine Lending, Compeer Financial
Kent Bang serves as the vice president of Swine Lending at Compeer Financial. He has more than 35 years of experience in the swine industry, with the last 20 years spent financing large commercial swine production and pork processing. Prior to that time, Bang consulted clients across the United States in production, finance and nutrition for two leading feed companies. Bang graduated from the University of Nebraska with a bachelor’s degree in animal science and ag business.
Bang has been active in the swine industry as a long-time member of the Pork Alliance and currently serves on the board of directors for the National Pork Producers Council. He and his wife, Julie, live in Omaha, Neb., and have two adult sons.
Kent’s Recent activity
This will be a very difficult year for pork producers, outside of a very few that have considerable risk management in place through year-end.
U.S. pork needs to be promoted in China to capitalize on our global leadership in quality and price to capture additional market share in that region.