June 17, 2019
Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) recently announced that West Virginia native, Adam McKenery, has joined the FCV audit team as Lead Auditor out of the Romney branch. McKenery joins the team with years of business management, community involvement, and financial experience.
McKenery grew up on his family’s cattle farm in Romney. He is an alum of the county 4-H program. McKenery studied Finance/Banking at Fairmont State University, and went on to receive his MBA in International Business from Salem International University. Additionally, McKenery earned his Certified Internal Auditor designation.
Prior to joining the Farm Credit team, McKenery was the Internal Audit Director for Valley Health System. He is a former Senior Auditor for American Woodmark and prior to that, the Director of Audit and Loan Review for Summit Financial Group. He also worked as a Loan Reviewer for the Bank of Romney.
McKenery is an active community member in and around Romney, WV. He is currently an Advisory Board Member for the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf & Blind. He is the past President of the Hampshire County Community Foundation, former Town of Romney Councilman, and past President of the Town of Romney Parks and Recreation Committee. McKenery is also a Governance Committee member of the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditor’s (AHIA) Certified Healthcare Internal Audit Professional Certification Committee.
In response to what he looks forward to bringing to the FCV audit team, McKenery said, “I have a diverse audit background across multiple industries. I look forward to sharing my internal audit knowledge and passion with each member of the Farm Credit Family and help them understand the important role we play in helping them be successful in their current positions.”
Dewey Brown, Lead Auditor, shared, “We are pleased to have Adam joining the FCV Audit Team. Internal audit is a key control in the safety and soundness of the association and Adam’s auditing skills and background will serve the association well.”
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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