Farm Credit Names New CFO

Farm Credit of Florida has announced that the association has a new chief financial officer. Laura Craker of Juno Beach has joined the $1.2 billion cooperative and will be based at the administrative office on Southern Blvd.

Don Rice, CEO of the 2,300-member credit association, said he is looking forward to having Craker join the senior management team.

“Laura has a great deal of banking accounting, financial and regulatory reporting, and corporate governance experience that will help us improve our profitability and performance reporting,” Rice said. “As we continue to build the new management team for our association, Laura brings valuable commercial banking experience to our agricultural credit cooperative.”

During her career, Craker has held the position of director of accounting at Sabadell United Bank and was chief financial officer at Gibraltar Bank & Trust Company.

As the largest agricultural lender in Florida, Farm Credit of Florida’s $1.2 billion portfolio includes many of Florida’s leading agribusiness owners. Headquartered in West Palm Beach, the cooperative has 11 service centers throughout the state and employs 140 employees.

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