Business finance Team
Terry joined Altura in September of 1985. Terry currently serves as the Managing Director of the company and oversees operations with the assistance of a group of dedicated and talented team members. Besides overseeing company operations, Terry is also the President of Altura (the loan division) and directs the Workforce Development effort for the company in partnership with the Idaho Department of Labor and the Idaho Workforce Development Council. Terry is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior and Corporate Training with an emphasis in Human Resource Development. Terry makes his home in Rexburg, Idaho. He is the proud parent and grandfather of four children and eleven grandchildren. Terry enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.
Sr. Closing & Servicing Specialist
Katie joined Altura in 2015. She prepares loan documents and closes new loans for our many borrowers. Katie also maintains and services our loan portfolio. She enjoys working with borrowers by providing them with the best service she can to make the closing and servicing experience easy for them. Katie graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance. Before coming to work at The Development Company, she worked as a licensed Realtor and still enjoys dabbling in that occasionally.
Forrest joined Altura as a Loan Officer in 2021 after spending 10 years working in the manufacturing industry. He graduated from BYU-Idaho with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance. Following graduation, he went on to spend 10 years working in International Sales & Business Development. During this time, he also earned an MBA from Utah State University. Forrest was raised in Eastern Idaho and has made Rexburg home with his wife and two children. He cannot imagine a better place to raise his family than right here in Eastern Idaho and finds great satisfaction in building the local economy by helping business owners start or expand their businesses.
Katie considers herself a transplant to Rexburg and is originally from Iowa. She graduated from BYU-Idaho in 2019 with a degree in Business Finance. She started working for the company in 2018 doing underwriting and processing for new loan applications. Her passion to help small businesses has grown. She hopes to be able to continue to assist in growing and supporting the communities and businesses in Southeast Idaho through financing.
Katie also enjoys spending time with her husband in the outdoors and appreciates living in this area. They love a variety of activities including: snowboarding, hiking, biking, playing frisbee golf and camping. Katie and her husband welcomed their first baby girl in early 2021 and are excited for this new adventure.
Closing & Servicing Specialist
Leslie joined Altura in 2020 after spending 12 years with the US Postal Service. She grew up in Rexburg and has always loved the beauty and adventure found in southeast Idaho. She prepares loan documents, closes new loans, and services the loan portfolios for our many borrowers. She loves working with our borrowers and enjoys watching the success and growth our company helps businesses achieve. Leslie has 4 children who keep her and her husband running. They are always busy with supporting kids in their activities, sports, community, traveling, family, and friends.