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May 27, 2016
Farm Credit of the Virginias has seen another exceptional year, financially speaking and overall. The top team members were able to reflect on a successful 2015 and Farm Credit is looking forward to another great year! The association was able to deliver two patronage checks to customer-owners last year and fortunately this year is no different for a total of $15 million returned to our customer-owners.
The success of Farm Credit of Virginias is a result of both a loyal customer base and the team effort put forth by each and every employee. The association has always taken pride in the efforts made by its lending team, but has always encouraged that they strive for excellence. To be able to offer creditable financial advice, staying in tune to what is happening in the industry as well as offering customer service that surpasses all other lending institutions takes the best of the best. The Farm Credit Circle of Excellence winners are exactly those types of employees.
In an effort to recognize the top employees for their production, leadership and customer service, the association held a Circle of Excellence celebration where they were recognized by board members and management in Harrisonburg, VA. New income production during the 2015 fiscal year was the primary selection criteria for being awarded as one of the Circle of Excellence’s “Production” winners. Additionally, the loan officers selected had a satisfactory rated loan servicing and credit administration history by both outside auditors and management. These individuals generated new customers and business in 2015, while still fulfilling the needs of returning customers.
The employees recognized were Mark Haddix, Trey Keyser, David Cuddy, Andy Puckett, Ashlie Howell, Rodney Dellis, Marilyn Adams, Brian Wilkerson, Ed Blevins and Kim Love.
Board members and management of the Farm Credit of the Virginias truly appreciate their employees and find that the Circle of Excellence celebration is a simple way for them to recognize those who push themselves the hardest. Without individuals like those recognized, Farm Credit of the Virginias would not be what it is today. These individuals put countless hours in to making everything happen for not only the team they work for but for each and every one of their customers. Their efforts do not go without much appreciation.
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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