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May 14, 2019
Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) recently announced that Scott County native, Chris Frazier, has joined the Abingdon office as a loan officer. Frazier joins the team with years of sales and management experience.
Frazier grew up farming tobacco with his grandfather and raising hair sheep with his parents. He currently resides on a small cattle farm with his wife Hilary and ten month old son, Henry Bo.
Frazier received his B.S. in Environmental Science, and his MBA. He previously worked in industrial sales for multiple years. Frazier managed multiple accounts in Southwest VA, TN and Northern AL in the following industry sectors: oil, natural gas, coal, chemical plants, steel mills, pulp/paper mills, etc. During his time in the industry, he held various roles including Branch Manager, Outside Sales, Project Management, and Inside Sales.
Frazier has been an active member of the VA Cattlemen’s Association, Scott County VA Cattle Association, Virginia Oil & Gas Association, Kentucky Oil & Gas Association, as well as multiple chambers of commerce and rotary clubs.
Frazier said, “I have years of sales experience and account management serving a broad range of customers from large corporations to individual contractors. I hope these past experiences and knowledge can make an impact in my new role. I certainly have a lot to learn, and I am looking forward to it.”
“We are very excited to have Chris at our branch. His past sales experience and strong work ethic should serve him well in his new role. I believe he has a bright future ahead of him at Farm Credit,” shared Vinson Snuffer, Abingdon Branch Manager.
About Farm Credit of the Virginias
Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $1.8 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 www.FarmCreditKnowledgeCenter.com or www.FarmCreditofVirginias.com.
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