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Farm Credit of the Virginias Names New CEO - Read more
July 10, 2020
Farm Credit of the Virginias announced that Kelly Noland joined the Culpeper branch office as a Loan Officer. Her experience in agriculture, real estate and related industries will be a valuable asset to the Association.
Originally from San Mateo County in California, Noland earned her Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business and dual minored in Animal Science and Food Studies at Chico State University (CA). In college, she sat on the executive board of her sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta, where she served as the property manager of her chapter house. Noland was involved in agriculture in her youth as well, raising cattle and hogs throughout high school. She was also a member of FFA.
Noland's career thus far has included an array of roles that will lend her success as a loan officer. Positions she has served include Customer Service Representative, Independent Horseback Riding Instructor, Accounts Receivable, Office Assistant and several appraisal roles. Most recently, she was working as a Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser. She is also HACCP Certified (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point), which is a type of food safety management system.
Regarding her new role, Noland said, “I am excited to work in a collaborative work environment with other people that are passionate about agriculture.” She continues, “From graduation until accepting this role with Farm Credit, I’ve gained a lot of knowledge about the area, and am looking forward to expanding our client base.”
In her free time, Noland enjoys riding her two horses, relaxing with a good book and spending time with family and friends.
Becky Ramsey, Culpeper Branch Manager and Noland’s direct supervisor shared, “We are excited to have Kelly on the team. Her background in real estate appraisal paired with her love of agriculture, particularly horses, brings a great mix to our branch. Our customers will be lucky to work with Kelly for their financing needs.”
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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