Southern AgCredit, a rural lending cooperative, recently hired three new team members:
Stephen Bass is vice president of lending for the Newton branch office. He was vice president of Community Bank in Meridian for the past 8 years. Before Community Bank, he had a combined 10 years of experience in Farm Credit. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s of science degree in forest management and a master’s degree in agribusiness management. Bass resides in Meridian with his two children.
Michelle Robinson is a loan administrator for the Hattiesburg branch office. Before joining Southern AgCredit, she worked 19 years as a real estate paralegal with Jackson, Tullos, Rogers & Morgan, PLLC. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. She and her spouse, Dustin have two children.
Adam Young is a senior loan officer for the Shreveport branch office. Before joining Southern AgCredit, he spent 18 years with the David Toms Foundation before most recently serving as vice president of commercial lending for B1Bank in Shreveport. Young holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Louisiana State University. He and his spouse, Lucy have four daughters.
“We are excited to welcome Stephen, Michelle and Adam to the Southern AgCredit team,” said CEO Phillip Morgan. “They each bring their own unique set of skills to our association and I look forward to working with them as we continue to meet the needs of our customer-owners.”