Carolina Farm Credit Internships Begin

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STATESVILLE, NC – Carolina Farm Credit is excited to announce that Amber Brown, Sarah Justice, Nick McGlamery, and Kaylei Scott have all began their summer internships.

Amber is working as a Loan Officer Intern in the Brown Summit Office.  She’s pursuing a Master’s degree in Agribusiness from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, and completed her undergraduate degree in Agricultural Economics at Fort Valley State University in May of 2017.

Sarah is also a Loan Officer Intern, working out of the Rural Hall Office.  She is currently a senior at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and will be graduating in December with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science.

Nick is a Loan Officer intern in the Wilkesboro Branch.  He grew up in Wilkes County on a small cattle farm, and is currently studying finance and banking and risk management and insurance at Appalachian State University.

Kaylei is working in the Shelby Branch as a Loan Officer Intern.  She’s currently dual-enrolled at Isothermal Community College and the University of Mount Olive working towards her degree in Agribusiness Management.

You can keep up with Amber, Sarah, Nick, and Kaylei on our blog this summer as they document their journey with Carolina Farm Credit.

Carolina Farm Credit is a stockholder-owned cooperative providing financing to full and part-time farmers and agricultural-related businesses and also provides financing for the construction and purchase of homes in 54 counties through 32 branch offices.  Other financial services available are credit life insurance, appraisal services, leasing programs and financial planning.

For over 100 years Farm Credit has been supporting rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. 

Carolina Farm Credit serves over 10,000 members with loans outstanding totaling more than $1.4 billion.  The association’s territory covers the western half of North Carolina, with branch offices located in Albemarle, Asheboro, Asheville, Boone, Browns Summit, Burnsville, Carthage, Concord, Conover, Ellerbe, Graham, Hendersonville, Jefferson, Lenoir, Lexington, Lincolnton, Monroe, Murphy, Pilot Mountain, Roxboro, Rural Hall, Salisbury, Shelby, Siler City, Sparta, Spindale, Statesville, Taylorsville, Waynesville, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, and Yanceyville.

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