Jay Ward - Vice President/Branch Manager

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Portageville, MO – Jay Ward began his employment with Farm Credit in May 2021 as a Senior Loan Officer at the Portageville office. He was promoted to Vice President/Branch Manager in June 2022 working closely with former Vice President/Branch Manager, Mark Weidenbenner, until his retirement effective October 31, 2022.

Association President Greg Cunningham stated “Jay brought with him more than 6 years of rural lending experience with concentrations in agriculture and commercial credit. He has proven himself to be self-motivated and a leader within the branch.”

If you’re looking for no-fee loans, long-term fixed rates, patronage refund, and superior customer service, please drop in and visit with Jay, Your Ag Lender, for all your agriculture financing needs!

Headquartered in Sikeston, Missouri, Farm Credit Southeast Missouri is a $900 million agricultural lending cooperative serving Bollinger, Butler, Carter, Cape Girardeau, Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne Counties in Southeast Missouri.


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Relevant Address: 1116 N. Main Street, Sikeston, MO 63801