It is incredibly inspiring - and motivating - to work alongside such talented and impassioned people who are truly committed to this company and understanding the important role we have in serving the financial needs of rural America.
Farmer Mac is a vital part of the agricultural credit markets and was created to increase access to and reduce the cost of capital for the benefit of American agriculture and rural communities. As the nation’s premier secondary market for agricultural credit, we provide financial solutions to a broad spectrum of the agricultural community, including agricultural lenders, agribusinesses, and other institutions that can benefit from access to flexible, low-cost financing and risk management tools. Farmer Mac‘s customers benefit from our low cost of funds, low overhead costs, and high operational efficiency. In fact, we are often able to provide the lowest cost of borrowing to agricultural and rural borrowers. For more than a quarter-century, Farmer Mac has been delivering the capital and commitment rural America deserves.
Farmer Mac’s 15-member Board of Directors oversees the Corporation to ensure that Farmer Mac is managed in a safe and sound manner and with an appropriate balance between financial performance and fulfillment of its public mission.
Lowell L. Junkins, Chairman(1)
Political Affairs Consultant
Lowell Junkins & Associates
Myles J. Watts, Vice Chairman(1)
Professor, Agricultural Economics
Montana State University
Dennis L. Brack(2)
Bath State Bank and Bath State Bancorp
Chester J. Culver(1)
Chet Culver Group
Des Moines, Iowa
Richard H. Davidson(3)
St. Paul, Minnesota
James R. Engebretsen(2)
Retired Professor, Finance
Marriott School of Management
Brigham Young University
Dennis A. Everson(2)
First Dakota National Bank
Yankton, South Dakota
Sara L. Faivre(1)
Co-owner and Managing Partner
Wild Type Ranch
Douglas A. Felton(3)
President and Owner
D&T Enterprises of Minnesota, Inc.
Douglas L. Flory(3)
Former Farm Credit Administration Board Member
Former Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board Chairman
Thomas W. Hill(3)
Former Chief Financial and Operations Officer
Farm Credit Bank of Texas
Mitchell A. Johnson(2)
Washington, District of Columbia
Clark B. Maxwell(2)
Chief Operating Officer
Chatham Financial Corp.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Bruce J. Sherrick(1)
Professor, Agricultural and Applied Finance
University of Illinois
Douglas E. Wilhelm(3)
Former Chief Risk Officer
(1) Presidential Appointee
(2) Director elected by holders of Class A Common Stock
(3) Director elected by holders of Class B Common Stock
We all take pride in the work we do and the important role we play in American agriculture.
Our innovative solutions can be custom-designed to fit your needs.
Our talented team of knowledgeable agriculture and financial specialists all share a passion for rural America and are committed to solving your problems and exceeding your expectations.
Preserve capital and increase liquidity. Your bank will thank you for it.
Mitigate credit and interest rate risk…We’re here so you (and your customers) can kick back and relax once in a while.
Gain special access to our favorable rates and terms for ag mortgages, including long-term fixed rate loans up to 30 years.
Like flies to honey, we can help your bank attract more customers by expanding your product offerings.
Our solutions enable you to compete with other banks and lending institutions. No one likes to lose.
One size does NOT fit all. Work with us to offer your customers a wider breadth of lending solutions to best fit their needs.
Faster than those pesky weeds, we can help you grow with your producers and agribusiness customers.
Here is a little bit about us. And a little about you.
WE: We are a diverse group of talented, engaged, and most importantly – passionate individuals who are committed to bringing vitality to rural America through innovation, collaboration and excellence.
From recent graduates to the leadership team driving corporate strategy, our staff embodies the principles that have guided Farmer Mac since its inception and help us to serve as a champion for rural America.
YOU: You are an individual who continually seeks knowledge while bringing energy and mutual respect to fulfilling our mission. You ask questions. You look for answers. But most importantly, you have an appreciation for rural America and as such, want to devote your career to serving those who help set the global standard in agriculture and rural utilities while advancing the livelihood of rural communities.
If you fit the bill and want to join the team, send us your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“I use Farmer Mac to compete. The more products I offer, the more loyal my customer.”
Bob Carpio, Branch President
Colorado Community Bank, Yuma, CO