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Farm Credit of the Virginias Names New CEO - Read more
October 27, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias, a financial cooperative serving farmers, ranchers and rural homeowners in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland recently announced that FJ Grady has been promoted to Regional Sales & Lending Manager, responsible for West Virginia and Maryland markets.
“It means the world to me that FCV has the confidence in me to lead the WV/MD region”, says Grady. “I am excited to start the new role and be able to work with all of the WV/MD Branches”.
FJ has been with Farm Credit since 1992 in a variety of corporate and lending roles. FJ is a graduate of a variety of Farm Credit leadership programs. He holds an Associates of Arts from Potomac State College.
Farm Credit of the Virginias is part of the Farm Credit System, a national network of lending cooperatives established almost 100 years ago to serve the financial needs of agriculture and rural America. The organization currently counts more than 11,000 farmers, ranchers and rural homeowners among its customers, each of whom is also an owner of the cooperative.
“In my previous employment with the State of WV I traveled the entire state and am looking forward to renewing old friendships and building new relationships”, says Grady. “Farm Credit is a great organization to work for and I am excited for what the future has to offer for all of us”.
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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