September 16, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced that Staunton, Virginia resident Anita Parker has joined the Staunton office as a senior accountant. Parker will report to David Sauer, Chief Financial Officer with the organization.
Prior to joining Farm Credit of the Virginias, Parker worked at the Harrisonburg Community Health Center. She started her accounting career at Ernst and Young.
“I’m excited to learn about farming and lending, and hope to add more value to Farm Credit’s mission of supporting our local rural communities and agriculture,” Parker said. “I’ve always been interested in working at an organization that serves its community, and am fortunate to have found that opportunity and such a positive corporate culture at Farm Credit of the Virginias.”
Parker is originally from Tamuning, Guam, but considers Staunton to be her home town. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from James Madison University, and is active in the Bethlehem Bible Church in McGaheysville, where she serves as a Treasurer and Co-coordinator for the Sunday School.
Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.8 billion dollars in financing to more than 11,000 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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