Robert R.”Robbie”Roberson, Chairman of the Board of Lakeland-based agricultural lending cooperative Farm Credit of Central Florida announced that directors Jenny Black and John Langford have been re-elected by the coop’s membership to serve three-year terms expiring in 2018. Farm Credit of Central Florida is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System.
“Farm Credit of Central Florida’s board of directors have guided this association through some very difficult times,” Reggie Holt, Farm Credit of Central Florida President and CEO said. “Their commitment to the association has allowed us to once again produce strong patronage refunds which significantly lower our members’ effective rate of borrowing.”
John Langford has served on Farm Credit of Central Florida’s board since 2005. Langford is a citrus grower, citrus fruit dealer and real estate agent from Bartow and serves as the designated financial expert for Farm Credit of Central Florida. He was also recently elected Vice Chairman of the AgFirst Farm Credit Bank board in Columbia, S.C.
Jenny Black is a Florida native and citrus grower residing in Lakeland. Black started her own IT consulting practice in 2008 and serves multiple clients in the transportation and agricultural industries. Black was appointed to the board in September 2014.
Farm Credit of Central Florida is a member-owned cooperative serving 13 Central Florida counties, including, Polk, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Sumter, Lake, Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Volusia and Brevard. Part of the nationwide Farm Credit System established in 1916, Farm Credit of Central Florida provides loans, leases and crop insurance to over 1,000 farmers, ranchers, growers and rural homeowners.
For immediate release. For more information, contact Ron O’Connor at (863) 682-4117.