ALBANY—Southwest Georgia Farm Credit celebrated 100 years of support to rural America and agriculture at its Annual Stockholders’ Meeting held yesterday at the Hilton Garden Inn. Nearly 250 members and guests attended. Member-owners of the agricultural lending cooperative voted to re-elect Robert L. Holden, Sr. and Kim D. Rentz to three-year terms. The annual meeting provides an opportunity for members to review the Association’s financial performance, as well as learn about the upcoming year’s business plan objectives.
Other members of the Board include John M. Bridges, Jr., James H. Dixon, Jr., Clifford Dollar, Jr., Edward D. Milliron, Robert B. Moss, and Jeffrey A. Clark.
Members also elected the 2017 Nominating Committee: Hope Almon, James R. Curry, III, Cliff Hattaway, and Jerry Timmons.
Headquartered in Bainbridge, Georgia, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit (www.SWGAFarmCredit.com) supports farmers and farm businesses, as well as rural property owners, providing safe, sound, dependable financing. The association is part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of agricultural and rural lending institutions cooperatively owned by their borrowers. Farm Credit helps maintain and improve the quality of life in rural America and on the farm, through its constant commitment to competitive lending and expert financial services.
Pictured in the photo below are Kim D. Rentz, left, and Robert L. Holden, Sr., right, who were re-elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors.