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Farm Credit Welcomes Donais as Business Service Specialist in Warrenton

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a lending cooperative serving Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, announced that Karen Donais joined the Warrenton branch as a Business Service Specialist.

Growing up in Kansas, Donais spent much of her time learning about agriculture on her grandparent's farm. She attended Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas, where she received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Music Merchandising with a minor in Business. Prior to working at Farm Credit, Donais was co-owner of Potter Piano Movers, Inc., and also had the privilege of assisting individuals as a Family Services Counselor in her past role.

Donais is looking forward to her new role and shared, “This is an opportunity for me to learn new skills and use my experience to benefit local customer-owners."

Marilyn Adams, Regional Sales and Lending Manager, said, “Karen is a great addition to the Warrenton team. Karen is customer service-oriented, a quick learner and brings a wealth of experience to her new position. We are excited to have her as a part of the Warrenton team.”

Donais is very involved within her community. Donais is currently serving as the 17th District President of the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) and the Poppy Chair for the ALA Department of Virginia Poppy Program. In addition, Donais is an active member of her church, where she occasionally serves as a substitute pianist. Donais is also using her gift of administration to volunteer as the secretary for her local homeowner association. Lastly, in her spare time, Donais enjoys playing pickleball. 

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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