April 29, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that local resident Pan Seng Aung has joined the Harrisonburg processing center as a loan assistant, reporting to Terri Painter, processing center manager.
Prior to joining Farm Credit of the Virginias, Aung completed an internship at Blue Ridge Bank, and also worked as a university library assistant.
“I’m excited to bring my banking experience from my internship and my business experience as a library assistant to Farm Credit,” Aung said. “I’m also looking forward to helping support local farmers as they access the capital they need to succeed.”
Aung is originally from Yangon, Myanmar, where she lived on the family’s orange orchard and rubber operation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Eastern Mennonite University and an associate’s degree from Blue Ridge Community College, and is a member, youth secretary and praise worship leader of First Kachin Baptist Church.
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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