May 02, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that Mount Sidney, Virginia, native and Staunton, Virginia resident Ashley Rubush has joined the Verona, Virginia office as a customer service representative. Rubush will report to Ashlie Howell, branch manager with the organization.
Prior to joining Farm Credit of the Virginias, Rubush worked as the title clerk at Elliott Automotive Group.
“I’m looking forward to being involved in agriculture again, because it’s had a great impact on my life,” Rubush said. “I’m also excited to bring my experience to Farm Credit of the Virginias and to help a new group of farmers and customers achieve their goals.”
Rubush holds an associate’s degree from Blue Ridge Community College. She was raised on a beef cattle farm, where she also raised and showed dairy heifers, sheep and hogs. She was active in 4-H and FFA, and was also the 2010 Virginia Dairy Princess.
Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.7 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. In fact, as part of a nationwide network they are the largest single provider of agricultural credit in the United States and have been for 100 years. 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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