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Bedford Business Service Specialist Retires After 31-Year Tenure at Farm Credit

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a regional lending cooperative that serves Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, announced that Bedford branch Business Service Specialist, Margaret Cumby, will retire February 28, 2023 after 31 years with the Association.

For more than three decades, Cumby has been a mainstay at the Bedford branch. She thoroughly enjoyed interactions with her co-workers and regional manager. Cumby is proud of the long-term relationships she built with customer-owners over the years. Reflecting on her time at Farm Credit, Cumby shared, “I will greatly miss my Farm Credit family and the customer-owners I had the opportunity to serve.”

Joey Cornwell, Regional Sales & Lending Manager, shared, “It is very sad to see Margaret leave Farm Credit after 31 years, but the moments we have all shared and the memories we made will always be remembered and cherished. On behalf of everyone at Farm Credit, we wish Margaret all the best in her retirement.”

Upon retirement, Cumby plans to spend more time at the beach, complete jigsaw puzzles, go for walks and most importantly, spend more quality time with her mother and two brothers.

About Farm Credit of the Virginias

Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $2 billion dollars in financing to more than 12,000 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.

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