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April 11, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that West Virginia native and current Greenville resident Scott Ernst has joined the Lewisburg, West Virginia office as a loan officer. Ernst will report to Keith Diem, branch manager with the organization.
Ernst is a U.S. Air Force veteran, recently retired after 20 years of service during which he served as an F-16 pilot, instructor pilot and Air Liaison Officer to the U.S. Army.
“I come to Farm Credit with an enthusiasm to become involved in my local community and help others within that community to be successful reaching their agricultural and rural goals,” Ernst said. “After 20 years of focusing my efforts outward, I am looking forward to the opportunity to shift that focus to supporting my local community and the Farm Credit team.”
Ernst holds a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from West Virginia University and an MBA from American Military University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. He is also a graduate of the one year in-residence U.S. Army’s Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Air Force’s Air Command and Staff College.
Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.6 billion dollars in financing to more than 10,000 farmers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners throughout Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland. Farm Credit is a cooperative capitalized largely through investments made by farmers, ranchers and the rural homeowners and businesses that borrow from them. Farm Credit helps maintain and improve the quality of life in rural America and on the farm through its constant commitment to competitive lending, expert financial services and for facilitating and sharing knowledge and resources through the Farm Credit Knowledge Center. For more information, visit www.FarmCreditKnowledgeCenter.com or www.FarmCreditofVirginias.com.
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