Westminster, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2013
MidAtlantic Farm Credit recently welcomed Garcia Mills Tate, Ed. D. as the new Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Training. Tate, with a strong background in education and development, will be based in the organization’s Westminster, Maryland headquarters. “MidAtlantic’s mission is customer focused,” says Tate. “Similarly, human capital management and development is customer focused. At the end of the day, it’s all about the people.”
As the human resources department lead, Tate will oversee all human resources and training procedures for MidAtlantic Farm Credit, while working with staff across the organization to improve new employee training services and communicate company-wide policies. “We are happy to have Garcia join our Farm Credit family in the human resources department,” says MidAtlantic Farm Credit CEO, Bob Frazee. “We believe she will lend a fresh perspective on our company’s current training and procedures, which aim to provide our employees with the necessary tools they need to succeed and grow with our company.”
After earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science and Information Systems from University of South Carolina, her Master’s Degree in Technology Management from Mercer University, and an Education Doctorate from Argosy University, Tate has worked in a variety of industries, most recently as Manager of Organizational Development and Change Management with BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Formerly a professor at Strayer University, Webster University, and the University of South Carolina, Tate was recognized as the Harvey Varney Teacher of the Year and by the USC Alumni Association as Outstanding Instructor. Currently residing in Towson, Tate enjoys watching football and spending time with her family and friends.
About MidAtlantic Farm Credit
MidAtlantic Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative owned by its member‐borrowers. It provides farm loans for land, equipment, livestock and production; crop insurance; and rural home mortgages. The co-op has over 10,400 members and approximately $2.141 billion in loans outstanding. MidAtlantic has branches serving Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It is part of the national Farm Credit System, a network of financial cooperatives established in 1916 to provide a dependable source of credit to farmers and rural America.