“I hope to leverage a strong team, relationships, and passion for agriculture to enhance existing and support new business solutions for our members," says Swecker.
WESTMINSTER, Md. (PRWEB) June 09, 2020
MidAtlantic Farm Credit recently announced the hiring of Karen Swecker as Senior Vice President, Loan Operations Manager. She will be based in the Association’s Winchester, Virginia office.
“We are excited to have Karen back at MidAtlantic to lead our loan operations team,” says Tom Truitt, MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s CEO. “Her 15 years of experience with Farm Credit and her industry expertise will serve our Association and members well, through both the good times and the bad.”
In her role as a loan operations manager, Swecker will be leading all team functions related to loan originations and servicing including: underwriting, credit administration, documentation, quality control, booking of loans, funding, and ongoing account set-up and maintenance.
“Farm Credit is a special place with special people – both staff and customers,” says Swecker. “I hope to leverage a strong team, relationships, and passion for agriculture to enhance existing and support new business solutions for our members. We live in a new world, with an increased need to be flexible in delivery of products and services. It’s our goal to exceed our members’ expectations in their interactions with Farm Credit.”
Swecker, a resident of Winchester, Virginia, grew up on a commercial cow/calf operation. She attended Virginia Tech for her undergrad degrees and James Madison University for her Masters in Business Administration. Swecker worked in sales and management at MidAtlantic Farm Credit from 2005 – 2017, and worked as a relationship manager at AgFirst Farm Credit Bank from 2017 – 2020.
To learn more about careers at MidAtlantic Farm Credit and to view our current openings, visit mafc.com/careers.
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 11,700 members and over $2.8 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.