August 29, 2019
Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) recently announced that Pennsylvania native, Lauren Weber, will join the FCV marketing team out of the Romney branch. Weber will fill the role of Marketing & Communications Specialist. Weber joins the team with a wealth of experience in digital marketing.
Weber hails from Northampton County, Pennsylvania. She spent much of her upbringing at the horse barn where she worked and trained. Weber rode hunt seat competitively through high school. She was also actively involved in her county 4-H program.
Weber received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at West Chester University, where she went on to complete coursework for her Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. While at West Chester University, Weber competed on the IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) circuit and was the president of the school’s equestrian team.
Weber’s career started in the “job board” industry where she served as a Career Advocate, providing support for resume writing services. As the needs of that company shifted and her interest in marketing peaked, she transitioned through a variety of roles and departments, working most closely with the Marketing and User Acquisition teams. During that time, she assumed various titles, including Affiliate Marketing Manager, Affiliate Manager, and most recently, Digital Marketing Specialist.
In response to what she looks forward to bringing to the FCV team, Weber shared, “With my background in digital marketing, I’m excited to combine the insight that can be gained from digital analytics with more traditional types of marketing utilized in the agricultural community. I’m really looking forward to this new role and subsequent adventure of joining the Farm Credit family.”
Laura Staley, FCV Director of Marketing shared, “Lauren has a strong background in marketing and is passionate about agriculture. She has the skill set and enthusiasm to be an asset to FCV and our customer-owners.”
Weber and her fiancé are in the market for property in the Romney area to start their very own homestead. She shared, “We’re both passionate about living close to the land, raising our own food, and living sustainably.”
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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