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Farm Credit Welcomes Ruebush as Branch Manager

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a lending cooperative that serves Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, announced that Michelle Ruebush has assumed the role of branch manager at the Harrisonburg branch.

Ruebush is an Augusta County, Va. native and currently resides in Fort Defiance. She is a graduate of Radford University, where she double majored in Marketing and Management. Ruebush is very involved with her family’s farm, which raises beef cattle and sheep.

Ruebush joins Farm Credit with more than 12 years of experience at another local lending institution, where she served as a branch manager and vice president.

“I am excited to bring my sales experience and loan knowledge to this role, all while strengthening my knowledge of the diverse agriculture industry that the Harrisonburg branch serves,” Ruebush shared regarding his new position at Farm Credit of the Virginias.

Michael Almond, Chief Lending Officer, said, “I am very excited for Michelle to be joining our team here at Farm Credit. She brings more than a decade of experience in customer service, banking and management, but what I believe our customer-owners will really appreciate is her great passion for agriculture and the rural communities we serve.”

Outside of work, Ruebush is very involved with her three young children’s activities. From sporting events to pageants to livestock shows, there isn’t much spare time in the Ruebush household.

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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