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McKenery Promoted to Chief Audit Officer

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) announced that previous audit manager, Adam McKenery, was promoted to the chief audit officer position for the Association. 

McKenery is a Romney, W. Va. native, where he grew up on his family’s cattle farm. McKenery is a graduate of Fairmont State University and has a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Salem International University. He is a Certified Internal Auditor. 

McKenery joined the FCV team as lead auditor in 2019 and was promoted to audit manager in 2022. During his five-year tenure with FCV, McKenery has leveraged his diverse background in audit to help assess internal processes and manage the Association’s risk. In regards to his new position, McKenery is excited to be taking on a greater leadership role while continuing to work with the FCV team members who serve agriculture and rural communities. He shared, “I am eager to build upon our team’s solid foundation and share my passion for internal audit with FCV while strengthening collaboration with others and focusing on risk management.”

Melody Jones, FCV director and audit committee chair, shared, “Adam has shown strong leadership skills during his time serving as audit manager and we are excited to watch him grow in this new role.”

Outside of work, McKenery is active in the community and has been involved with several organizations, including Hampshire Memorial Hospital Foundation, Hampshire County Community Foundation and the Town of Romney Economic Development Authority. He is also a current Virginia Agriculture Leaders Obtaining Results (VALOR) fellow, which is a two-year leadership program of Virginia Tech and Virginia Cooperative Extension.

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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