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Farm Credit of the Virginias Names New CEO - Read more
July 31, 2018
Farm Credit of the Virginias recently announced GeeljkleScott Stevens as their new Loan Officer. A native of Bedford County, VA, Scott currently resides in Fincastle, VA with his wife and three children. Scott will work out of the Roanoke office.
Scott is no stranger to agriculture. He was raised on his father’s small family beef farm in Bedford County. Scott would go on to graduate from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Animal Science and a minor in Agriculture Economics. Scott is also active in multiple agriculture organizations. He currently serves as Chairperson of the Extension Leadership Council and has served on several Boards in the agriculture community.
When asked what he’s most excited to bring to Farm Credit as a new employee, she replied, “I am excited about continuing to strengthen relationships I have established in the agriculture communities within the six county territory that I have served during the past twenty years within the greater Botetourt County footprint. I am fortunate to wear many hats over the years, and being able to focus on the financial needs of our customer base is will allow me to expand my horizons working in a different capacity that I have in the past”.
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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