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Farm Credit Welcomes Richardson to Romney Lending Team

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a lending cooperative that serves Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, recently announced that Stephanie Richardson joined the Romney branch lending staff as a loan officer. 

Originally from Leesburg, Va., Richardson has called Romney, W. Va. home since 1992. Growing up, her family owned horses and she competed in horse shows. Richardson attended Allegany College of Maryland. 

Richardson joins Farm Credit with 16 years of experience at a local lending institution where she worked first as a teller, then a mortgage processor and finally, as a lender in the consumer, commercial and residential markets. Regarding her new position at FCV, Richardson shared, “I enjoy helping customers understand the importance of credit and how beneficial it can be to them. I am very excited to get out in the community and help others with their financial needs.”

Dustin Bowman, regional sales and lending manager, said, “We’re fortunate to have Stephanie join our team. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will serve our member-borrowers well. Stephanie is a fixture in the Romney community and we look forward to watching her thrive in her new role.”

Outside of work, Richardson enjoys spending time with family, attending her sons’ sporting events and spoiling her granddaughter. 

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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