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April 26, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that local resident Bleighton Owsley has joined the Harrisonburg, Virginia office as a customer service representative, reporting to Adam Shiflett, regional sales and lending manager for the Shenandoah Valley.
Prior to joining Farm Credit of the Virginias, Owsley worked in investment operations, wealth management and as a teller in a St. Louis, Missouri office of a national commercial bank.
“It’s great to be back in Harrisonburg and I’m ready to apply my banking experience to supporting this new group of customers,” Owsley said. “I’m also looking forward to learning as much as possible so I can help local farmers and ranchers and Farm Credit of the Virginias succeed.”
Owsley is originally from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from James Madison University.
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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