Farm Credit of the Virginias Welcomes Summer Intern Zachary Cohen

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Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) announced Zach Cohen as one of four 2019 summer interns. Cohen will work out of the Wytheville branch this summer, alongside his mentors, Brian Repass and Steven Porter.

“We’ll be working closely with Zach to ensure he comes away with a comprehensive understanding of the ag lending landscape through hands-on experiences and learning opportunities in all facets of our association.” - Brian Repass, Wytheville Branch Manager

Originally from Fairfax, VA, and currently residing in Blacksburg, VA, Cohen is looking forward to joining the FCV team this summer and broadening his agricultural background.

Cohen was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America and earned his East Scout award at the conclusion of high school.

Currently, Cohen is double-majoring in Agribusiness and Geography at Virginia Tech which spurred his interest in this internship. He shared, “I take a lot of economics and finance based courses, so when I saw the listing for this internship it seemed like a perfect opportunity to apply and further develop the skills I was learning in these classes.”

Last summer, Cohen served as a Land Stewardship Intern at Tar River Land Conservancy in Louisburg, NC. During his time with Tar River, Cohen’s primary responsibilities were to conduct annual monitoring of tracts of land which they had conservation easements on and file reports on those findings.

In regards to what he is most excited to bring to Farm Credit as an intern, Cohen replied, “I’m excited to be joining the Farm Credit team and hope that I can help us continue to provide great service to our customers.”

Repass shared, “We’re excited to have another hard-working, intelligent intern joining our team this summer. We’ll be working closely with Zach to ensure he comes away with a comprehensive understanding of the ag lending landscape through hands-on experiences and learning opportunities in all facets of our association.”

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