LAKELAND, Fla. — Rex Clonts Jr. was appointed as chairman and Keith Mixon was appointed as vice-chairman of Farm Credit of Central Florida’s (FCCF) board of directors effective May 1, 2018.
Clonts is a citrus grower with 500 acres of citrus production in Lake County, and has served on the board of directors since 1997.
“Mr. Clonts is a third generation board member, and we look forward to utilizing that experience in his new role,” said Reggie Holt, President and CEO of Farm Credit of Central Florida. “He witnessed years of change in the Association and agriculture industry, which gives him valuable wisdom and foresight.”
Mixon is a blueberry grower from Winter Haven, and his family are industry pioneers.
“The Association will benefit under the guidance of our new board leadership,” said Holt. “Mr. Mixon’s business and industry experience is a valuable asset to our Association.”
Farm Credit of Central Florida is a Member-Owned cooperative serving 13 Central Florida counties, including, Polk, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Sumter, Lake, Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Volusia and Brevard. Part of the nationwide Farm Credit System established in 1916, Farm Credit of Central Florida provides loans, leases and crop insurance to farmers, ranchers, growers and rural homeowners.
—Farm Credit of Central Florida
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