OMAHA, NEBRASKA -- Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) stockholders elected three agricultural producers to the serve on the Board of Directors. A fourth Director was appointed by the Board. Each will serve a four-year term that began April 1, 2023.
Steve Henry of Nevada, Iowa, is an owner and partner in LongView Farms. He also serves on the AgriBank District Farm Credit Council. Henry has been a member of the FCSAmerica Board since January 1, 2011, and is currently the Board Chairman.
Shane Greckel of Bloomfield, Nebraska, is the owner of Greckel Farms LLC, a family farming operation raising corn and soybeans with a cow-calf herd and feeder-to-finish feedlot. He serves on the Nebraska Information Technology Commission and is the vice chair of the Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission.
Rick Maxfield of Lyman, Wyoming, is a general partner in Maxfield Ranch, a multi-generational cow-calf and backgrounding operation. The family also grows hay. Maxfield also serves on the AgriBank District Farm Credit Council. He has served on the FCSAmerica Board since April 1, 2015.
Bill Yates of Elkhorn, Nebraska, joins the Board as an appointed Director effective April 1, 2023. After nearly a decade in public accounting, Yates spent 25 years at TD Ameritrade, most of it as a managing director in finance. He retired as the company’s treasurer in 2021. Yates’ financial management and oversight experience includes work in treasury, accounting, budgeting and strategic planning, acquisition integration, and financial risk management functions.
Jim Kortan of Brookings, South Dakota, retires from the Board of Directors effective March 31, 2023. The Board appreciates his eight years of dedicated service to the Association and its stockholders and his contributions to the Board’s Audit Committee during his tenure as an appointed Director.
FCSAmerica is governed by a Board of Directors that reflects the diversity of agriculture in the Association’s territory of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Board consists of twelve Directors elected by customer-owners, as well three Directors that are appointed by the Board to provide additional perspectives.
About Farm Credit Services of America
Farm Credit Services of America is a customer-owned financial cooperative proud to finance the growth of rural America, including the special needs of young and beginning producers. With more than $38.3 billion in assets and $7.1 billion in members’ equity, FCSAmerica is one of the region’s leading providers of credit and insurance services to farmers, ranchers, agribusiness and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.