TS Ag Finance announces strategic new hire based in Texas

May 18, 2021


Jessie Shiels


Treynor, IA – TS Ag Finance has hired Stuart Hays to serve as Vice President. Based out of Texas, Hays will pursue and facilitate farm, ranch and agribusiness mortgage loans and operating loans secured by agriculture and agribusiness real estate.

Hays brings 38 years of working knowledge from the agriculture finance industry to the TS Ag Finance team of five individuals based in Iowa and California.

TS Ag Finance is a national ag lender with a focus on agriculture real estate financing utilizing a team of loan originators across 17 states. In the second half of 2020 alone, the team closed over 100 million in long-term fixed or adjustable interest rate loans for ag producers across the United States. These loans are secured by agriculture real estate such as farmland, ranch-land and agribusiness real estate.

Senior Vice President of TS Ag Finance, David Buman stated, “Stuart has a wealth of experience in agriculture knowledge and lending along with credit and loan structure skills he brings to the TS Ag Finance team. Throughout his career he has developed strong relationships with agriculture producers and agribusiness throughout the United States which will help TS Ag Finance continue to have a positive impact on our clients and American farmers.”

Hays grew up on a cattle ranch in Kansas and now resides in Dripping Springs, Texas near Austin. He enjoys camping, hunting, hiking and working on his property. Stuart also enjoys volunteering through his church and supporting community outreaches.

Hays is eager to expand his industry contacts to fulfill the mission and purpose of TS Banking Group.

For more information on TS Ag Finance, visit tsagfinance.com or make a loan inquiry.

About TS Ag Finance: TS Ag Finance is a DBA of TS Bank, located in Iowa serving the Midwest and beyond. The primary goal of TS Ag Finance is to partner with agricultural real estate originators, brokers and banks to help them retain and expand their ag client base and services offered. TS Ag Finance uses a network of national team members with first-hand knowledge and years of experience in agricultural lending.