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Farm Credit Welcomes Herndon to Verona Beach

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) recently welcomed Amanda Herndon of Augusta County, Virginia, to the Verona branch office as a Customer Service Representative.

Herndon is a graduate of Mary Baldwin College, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art, an emphasis on photography, and a minor in Business Administration. Prior to accepting her new role with FCV, Herndon worked for Augusta Health as an Administrative Assistant for the Would Healing Clinic, and also served as an Assistant Director of Operations for Online and Graduate Programs at Mary Baldwin University. 

While she may not have any agricultural experience of her own, Herndon’s husband and father in-law come from a farming background, and they have recently taken on some beef cattle on their Staunton, Virginia, property. She is looking forward to learning more about the agricultural business and expanding her knowledge. 

In response to what Herndon is most excited to bring to her new role at FCV, she shared, “I’m really looking forward to working with and developing relationships with our borrowers.”

Jonathan Lindsay, Branch Operations Supervisor said, “I look forward to what Amanda brings to the Verona office and to FCV as a whole.  Her customer service and administrative skills will have a positive impact on the association and I am excited to add her to our team.”

In her free time, Herndon loves spending time with her three children, Emily, Randall and Wesley. The family is actively involved with basketball, softball, baseball and flag football, so a lot of time is spent on the field or the court! Any time spent outdoors with the sun shining is time well spent to them.

About Farm Credit of the Virginias 

Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.8 billion dollars in financing to more than 11,000 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. For more information, visit or

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