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November 07, 2019
Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) recently announced that Trent Boatwright of Buena Vista, Virginia, has joined the Harrisonburg branch as a Loan Officer. He brings with him fresh ideas of a recent graduate and a passion for agriculture.
From a young age, Boatwright knew that he wanted to pursue a career as a loan officer in the agricultural industry. He watched his father serve as a Commercial Loan Officer for the USDA, where he has worked for nearly 30 years. “I am most excited about being able to make a positive impact in the lives of members of the agricultural community,” Boatwright said. “With Farm Credit, I am able to assist the industry that is the backbone of our society,” he continued.
Boatwright recently graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Agricultural Business Management and a minor in Entrepreneurship. He is a brother of Alpha Gamma Rho Agricultural Fraternity.
In regards to his new role, Boatwright said, “I am eager to bring new ideas, a strong work ethic, and a success driven mentality to Farm Credit. This opportunity will allow me to work with an industry with boundless possibilities for growth and advancements.” Boatwright continues, “In the short time I’ve been here, I have seen first-hand the teamwork it takes to finalize a loan and the family atmosphere Farm Credit promotes. I have been welcomed with open arms and I’m looking forward to what the future holds.
In his spare time, Boatwright enjoys spending time with family and friends, hunting, fishing, and playing golf with his father.
Ryan White, Commercial Ag Loan Officer and Boatwright’s supervisor is pleased to have him on the team. White said, “Trent has been a shot of energy to our office. He has helped out whenever he could and has learned very quickly.”
About Farm Credit of the Virginias
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 over 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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