Carolina Farm Credit Hires Former VFBF Governmental Relations Intern

Michael R. Morton, CEO of Carolina Farm Credit, is pleased to announce that Katie DuBreuil recently joined the Carolina Farm Credit team as a loan officer trainee in the Pilot Mountain service center.

DuBreuil is originally from Midlothian, VA and graduated from Virginia Tech University where she received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in agricultural economics. While at Virginia Tech, she worked as a graduate research & teaching assistant. She was also a summer intern for the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s Governmental Relations Department. She currently lives in Winston-Salem, NC and enjoys outdoor activities including hiking and shooting sports, traveling, and cooking. She is engaged to be married in October of this year.

DuBreuil’s role as a loan officer trainee consists of building strong relationships and providing value-added financial services to Carolina Farm Credit members.

To learn more about the wide array of loans and financial services available through Carolina Farm Credit, call the Pilot Mountain service center at 336-368-4761 or visit carolinafarmcredit.com.

Carolina Farm Credit is a farmer-owned cooperative providing short, intermediate, and long-term financing to full and part-time farmers and agricultural-related businesses and also provides financing for the construction and purchase of rural homes in 54 counties through 36 service centers. Other financial services available through Carolina Farm Credit are credit life and crop insurance, appraisal services, financial planning, and leasing programs.

Carolina Farm Credit serves over 8,800 members with loans outstanding totaling more than $1.3 billion. The association’s territory covers the western half of North Carolina, with service centers located in Albemarle, Asheboro, Asheville, Boone, Browns Summit, Burnsville, Carthage, Concord, Ellerbe, Graham, Hendersonville, Hillsborough, Jefferson, Lenoir, Lexington, Lincolnton, Marshall, Mocksville, Monroe, Murphy, Newton, Pilot Mountain, Roxboro, Rural Hall, Salisbury, Shelby, Siler City, Sparta, Spindale, Statesville, Taylorsville, Wadesboro, Waynesville, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, and Yanceyville.

Carolina Farm Credit was recognized as a 2013 Best Employer in North Carolina. The list of the Best Employers in North Carolina was created by Business North Carolina, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – NC State Council and Best Companies Group. Carolina Farm Credit is the 5th Best Employer in North Carolina in the small to medium-sized company category.

Directors for Carolina Farm Credit are Joseph A. Lail, Chairman, Shelby; Mark A. Bray, Vice-Chairman, Lawsonville; John M. Barnard, Statesville; E. Bernard Beck, Seagrove; W. Rex Bell, Statesville; David M. Coltrane, Pleasant Garden; Susie J. Gambill, Sparta; W. Steve Love, Graham; Bobby J. “Bud” Matthews, East Bend; Clark M. Newlin, Haw River; Thomas E. Porter, Jr., Concord; Tony L. Ragan, Sanford; D. Kaleb Rathbone, Waynesville; Lewis E. Smith, Lincolnton; Vickie N. Smitherman, East Bend; L. Kim Starnes, Salisbury; Dr. Alton Thompson, Summerfield.

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