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Farm Credit Welcomes Carpenter as Business Service Specialist in Harrisonburg

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) recently announced that Allison Carpenter has taken on the role of Business Service Specialist at the Harrisonburg branch office.

Carpenter is a lifelong resident of Shenandoah Valley. In her youth, her family owned and operated a dairy farm just outside of Harrisonburg in the Cross Keys area.

Prior to joining the FCV team, Carpenter held the positions of Office Associate and Office Manager at Grand Home Furnishings in Harrisonburg.

She is eager to dive into her new role and shares, “I am looking forward to all that Farm Credit has to offer and cannot wait to get to know my coworkers, but also building relationships with our borrowers.”

In her spare time, Carpenter enjoys spending time with friends and visiting farmers markets around the area. One of her favorite things to do is shop for new flowers and plants at local greenhouses. She is also a Netflix fanatic and loves finding new shows to binge!

Sidney Rabon, Regional Sales and Lending Manager says, “Allison has a background in customer service that really shines through in her position at Farm Credit.  She relates to our customers like they are old friends and many customers have told much how much they enjoy her quick wit and infectious laugh.”

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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