J.T. Holt
President
Lubbock, TX

J.T. Holt a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Economics joined Land Loan Specialists in 2008. After graduation JT spent 10 years in the Farm Credit System and left his position as Vice President to become President of Land Loan Specialists.

His experience in agricultural lending includes managing a loan portfolio in excess of $35 million and 375 accounts, managing a participation loan portfolio, appraisals of both agricultural real estate and chattels, credit analysis, and working with individuals from the CEO of a Fortune 500 company to the family farmer.

Kyleigh Lucia
Marketing Specialist
Lubbock, TX

Kyleigh recently graduated with a degree in Finance from Lubbock Christian University, where she was a member of the LCU Women’s volleyball team for four years. After graduating, Kyleigh began her career as a member of Hall and Hall’s Support Staff, and as a Closing Specialist with Land Loan Specialists.

Kyleigh acquired her love and knowledge of the outdoors from her dad, who is a wildlife biologist. She enjoys spending time at her family’s ranch, and loves bass fishing and kayaking.

Monte Lyons
Managing Director
Lubbock, TX

Monte is responsible for agricultural lending in Land Loan Specialists southern territory and is active in Hall and Hall auctions in Texas and surrounding states. Raised on a combination farm and ranch, Monte has a broad knowledge of agricultural operations, agribusinesses, recreational property and investment rural real estate with a keen understanding of capital markets. Prior to joining Hall and Hall, he was a part of the Agribusiness Finance Group of MetLife and served as President and CEO of MONY Agricultural Investment Advisers, Inc. until MONY was purchased in 2004. Monte holds a BS degree in Agricultural Economics with an emphasis in finance from Texas Tech University and attended graduate school at Texas A&M University.

Tina Hamm
Director
Billings, MT

Tina was born in Wisconsin, but raised and educated in and around the Billings area of Montana. She studied literature before entering the work force. Tina joined Hall and Hall in the year 2000. Her career has incorporated experience in virtually all of the Company’s lines of business including real estate, property management, appraisals, originating and servicing loans, and auctions. Tina is a principal of Hall and Hall and also a Director. Her breadth of experience and ever growing responsibilities bring valuable perspective to the board. She is distinguished by being the first woman in Hall and Hall’s history to serve as a Director.

Kortni Mayeux
Closing Specialist
Lubbock, TX

Kortni Mayeux joined Hall and Hall in 2017 as a closing specialist. She was born in Littlefield, Texas and has resided in Lubbock, Texas for the past 14 years. She is a graduate of Wayland Baptist University with a Bachelors of Business Administration. Kortni’s background includes working in the banking industry for 17 years. She has extensive experience working with consumer and commercial loans and compliance. Kortni has been married to her best friend and husband Joshua for 15 years. Her favorite pastimes include traveling, spending time with family and her two Toy Schnauzers, and attending church.

Scott Moran
Credit Officer
Billings, MT

Scott Moran grew up in North Central Montana and is a graduate of Montana State University-Bozeman where he earned his degree in business with a finance option. Scott joins Hall and Hall with more than 20 years of lending experience in the agricultural industry. Prior to coming to the organization, Scott was with a regional bank in the agricultural division where he worked with a wide variety of borrowers with operating and real estate loans and provided consultative services. Scott enjoys spending time outdoors with his family which includes skiing, golfing, boating and hunting on the family ranch. He is the Treasurer of the Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE), the organization’s mission is to promote livestock, agriculture education, and preserving the western way of life.

Adam Deakin
Credit Officer
Eaton, CO

Born and raised in Colorado, Adam grew up an avid outdoorsman. After spending summers working hay operations, he began to develop a passion for agriculture. Furthering this passion, he attended Colorado State University and graduated with a B.S. in Agricultural Business with a minor in Real Estate. In addition to his studies, he served as the CSU Bass Fishing Team President and competed nationwide in bass fishing tournaments. During the fall semesters, he worked on a pheasant farm, guiding hunts and training dogs. Adam joined Hall and Hall in 2018 and strongly believes in developing relationships with landowners and preserving the agricultural way of life. In his spare time, he enjoys volunteering as an active committee member in Ducks Unlimited, fishing, hunting waterfowl and big game, and skiing.