Cam Payne has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years. He joined AVANA Capital to manage special assets, servicing, and to lead the effort to expand loan products and services offered through AVANA.
Prior to joining AVANA Capital, Cam served as SVP/Chief Credit Officer and was extensively involved in Special Asset Management. He has worked as a Contract Asset Liquidator in participation with the FDIC and embraced his entrepreneurial spirit by starting his own commercial and residential brokerage company, which he operated for 13 years. He began his banking career as a Bank Examiner for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
Cam graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a double minor in Economics and Finance. In addition, he is completing his senior year at Pacific Coast Banking School, a master’s level extension program at the University of Washington. He has been a Licensed Mortgage Broker and Real Estate Agent.
Passionate About: Spending time with my family. Enjoying long drives, with my wife of 30+ years, exploring the mountains and backcountry and seeing how few people we encounter.
Past Itineraries: A week fishing in the Alaskan wilderness; taking a boat ride up the Belize River; climbing the Mayan ruins of Altun Ha; a week-long road trip through the Northeastern U.S., Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia; and my annual fishing trip to Amisk Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Guilty Pleasure: A well-cooked steak and almost anything sweet.
Personal Motto: "Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right" -Henry Ford
Favorite Quote: “The past is behind. Learn from it. The future is ahead. Prepare for it. The present is here. Live it.” -Thomas S. Monson.