Farm Credit Welcomes Graf as Lending Trainee
Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a lending cooperative that serves Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, announced that Emma Graf assumed the role of Lending Trainee at the Lewisburg branch.
Graf is originally from Jefferson County, TN and now resides in Monroe County, WV. She was an active 4-H and FFA member growing up. Graf is a proud University of Tennessee graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. She was a member of the 2020 University of Tennessee Livestock Judging Team. Graf is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Beef Cattle Production from the University of Nebraska.
Prior to joining Farm Credit, Graf gained valuable experience as a 4-H and Youth Development Agent. Additionally, she has worked several on-farm positions with different ranches and farming operations around the country.
Currently, Graf and her fiancé raise sheep and cattle on their farm. She also owns and shows Quarter Horses. Graf looks forward to bringing her passion for and knowledge of the agricultural industry to the Farm Credit team.
Regarding her new position at Farm Credit of the Virginias, Graf shared, “I am excited to learn and grow in this position in order to best serve local producers and our rural community.”
Vinson Snuffer, Regional Sales and Lending Manager, said, “We are excited to welcome Emma to the Lewisburg team. Her experience in the field and passion for agriculture make her a great fit for her new role and align well with our mission at FCV. I look forward to working with Emma and the rest of the Lewisburg team as we continue to strive to be rural America’s lender of choice.”
Outside of work, Graf enjoys spending time on the farm and showing horses.
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.