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WHO WE ARE
Akiptan is proud to bring you the team of people who are helping to make a change in Indian Ag Finance. Below you can meet our team of staff and the professionals from across the country that make up the Staff and Board of Directors.
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Kole Fitzpatrick is an enrolled member of the Blackfeet Tribe and grew up on his family ranch near Browning, Montana. Kole attended college at the University of Montana receiving a Bachelor's of Science Business Degree in 2007. After college Kole worked for the Blackfeet Tribe in the Tribal Employment Rights Office as a compliance officer. Kole then went on to work for Native American Community Development Corporation as an Ag Consultant working on the Native American Credit Outreach Initiative, which was a program to help Montana Native American producers access Farm Service Agency farm loan programs. After the outreach position Kole went on to a position with Intertribal Ag Council as the Montana and Wyoming Regional Technical Assistance Specialist. Kole continues to operate his cow calf operation on the Blackfeet Reservation alongside his family and joins Akiptan Inc. as a Loan Officer for the Montana region.
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