Release date: 8/25/2014
Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit, announces that Keshawn McDaniel, Alexandra Stott, Trey Waugh, and Kyle Williamson successfully recently completed the intern program at Carolina Farm Credit.
STATESVILLE, NC – Vance C. Dalton, Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit, announces that Keshawn McDaniel, Alexandra Stott, Trey Waugh, and Kyle Williamson successfully recently completed the intern program at Carolina Farm Credit.
The four interns joined the Association in May at the Carthage, Hendersonville, Salisbury, and Wilkesboro branches. During their summer at Carolina Farm Credit, the interns completed two projects. The first project involved making contacts at local farmers markets in their regions. The second project involved.
The interns also blogged about their experiences at Carolina Farm Credit throughout the summer.
“We are proud to have had such an outstanding group of students from local universities as interns this summer,” said Sarah Rachels, Human Resources Manager at Carolina Farm Credit. “These interns have made a significant impact at Carolina Farm Credit during their time with us and we look forward to seeing what the future holds for them.”
Keshawn McDaniel is a graduate student at North Carolina A&T University. McDaniel holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture education from NC A&T and has held several internships at organizations including the USDA, Winston-Salem Cooperative Extension, and 4-H Robotics Camp. He is originally from Fairmont and currently lives in Greensboro. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, traveling, sports, mentoring, and attends Mill Branch Baptist Church in Fairmont. McDaniel was an intern in the Salisbury and Concord branches.
Alexandra “Alex” Stott is a student at North Carolina State University, majoring in agriculture business management and minoring in economics. Stott is from Polk County, NC where she started her own poultry operation raising chickens and selling local free range eggs. When she is not busy with school, she enjoys being outside, spending time with her family and traveling. Stott was an intern at the Hendersonville and Spindale branches.
Trey Waugh is a senior at Appalachian State University and is majoring in finance and minoring in health management. Waugh is from Stony Point where he grew up working on his family’s cattle farm. In his free time he enjoys sports and works as a little league referee. He attends Beulah Baptist Church while at home and Mount Vernon Church while in Boone. Waugh was an intern at the Wilkesboro and Yadkinville branches.
Kyle Williamson is a senior at North Carolina State University, majoring in agriculture business management. He is from Asheboro where he grew up on a cattle and poultry farm. In his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing at the lake, and working out. Williamson was an appraisal intern at the Carthage branch.
College students interested in applying for an internship at Carolina Farm Credit should contact the human resources department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 36 branch offices. Other financial services available are credit life insurance, crop insurance, appraisal services, leasing programs and financial planning.
Carolina Farm Credit serves over 9,000 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, Hillsborough, Jefferson, Lenoir, Lexington, Lincolnton, Marshall, Mocksville, Monroe, Murphy, 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.
Directors for Carolina Farm Credit are Mark A. Bray, Chairman, Lawsonville; L. Kim Starnes, Vice-Chairman, Salisbury; John M. Barnard, Statesville; E. Bernard Beck, Seagrove; W. Rex Bell, Statesville; David M. Coltrane, Pleasant Garden; Susie J. Gambill, Sparta; Joseph A. Lail, Shelby; 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; Dr. Alton Thompson, Summerfield.
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