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Farm Credit Loan Operations Supervisor Retires After 22-Year Tenure

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a regional lending cooperative that serves Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, announced that Vanessa Brown, Loan Operations Supervisor, will retire at the end of the year after 22 years with the association.

Brown has been a Wytheville, Virginia resident her entire life. Her favorite thing about working for Farm Credit of the Virginias has been the interactions she has had with people, both customer-owners and fellow employees, over the years. Brown was always eager to help whenever anyone reached out to her and she greatly valued those opportunities. When asked what she will miss most about working at Farm Credit, Brown answered, “The people. I hope to have long-lasting relationships with many of the folks I worked with over the years.”

Dana Close, Director of Compliance and Loan Operations, shared, “Vanessa’s hard work and dedication are worthy of admiration. Her commitment to our mission, vision and values has touched many lives during her tenure. She is an integral part of the Operations team and her contributions to Farm Credit will always be valued and remembered.”

Upon retirement, Brown plans to relax and enjoy life with her husband and dog. She plans to spend time at their cabin, golfing, traveling and pursuing other adventures that come her way.

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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