Farm Credit Welcomes Prillaman to Rocky Mount Branch
Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a lending cooperative that serves Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, announced that Jacklyn Prillaman assumed the role of Business Service Specialist at the Rocky Mount branch office.
Prillaman is a Franklin County, Virginia native, where she currently resides. She grew up helping her grandfather in the garden where her love of agriculture was first cultivated. In high school, Prillaman was a member of the Franklin County FFA chapter.
Prillaman went on to receive her bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science from Ferrum College. She was a member of the Ferrum College agriculture club and a 4-year lacrosse player for the Ferrum College women’s lacrosse program. While at Ferrum, Prillaman’s affinity for the agriculture industry continued to grow and she became an advocate for small-scale farmers in the community.
Currently, Prillaman and her husband manage his family’s beef cattle farm.
Regarding her new role at Farm Credit of the Virginias, Prillaman shared, “I am very excited to use my knowledge of agriculture in the community to better serve our current and potential customers.”
Joey Cornwell, Regional Sales & Lending Manager, said, “Jacklyn has a broad education and work experience in agriculture, so we’re confident she will relate well to our full and part-time farmers and rural resident customer-owners.” Cornwell continued, “It is great to have someone with her expertise, energy and passion to serve our members and community.”
In Prillaman’s spare time, she can be found helping out around the farm. During the spring season, she also coaches varsity girl’s lacrosse.
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.