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Williams Joins Farm Credit as Loan Officer

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) announced Cole Williams assumed a Loan Officer position at the Clarksburg, WV branch.

Williams was born and raised in Johnstown, WV, where he still resides on his family farm. Williams is quite familiar with the agriculture industry, being a fifth generation farmer whose operation consists of stocker cattle, cow/calf pairs and hay. Along with farming part-time, he is active with the West Virginia Cattlemen’s Association, Harrison County Livestock Association and Harrison County Farm Bureau.

Williams attended Potomac State College for his freshman and sophomore year. He then transferred to West Virginia University (WVU) to complete his Bachelor’s Degree in Animal and Nutritional Sciences with a Minor in Agribusiness Management. He went on to complete his Master’s Degree in General Agriculture at WVU.

Regarding his new role, Williams says, “I am excited to interact with the community and help spread the Farm Credit story.”

F.J. Grady, Regional Sales and Lending Manager, says, “Cole’s enthusiasm for agriculture is evident each and every day that he comes to work. It has been a pleasure to watch his interaction with his teammates. He is a natural fit at the Clarksburg branch!”

In his spare time, Williams enjoys trail riding with his wife throughout the state of West Virginia.

About Farm Credit of the Virginias

Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.9 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

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