TYLER, Texas — The Board of Directors of Heritage Land Bank has announced today the results of its election of Board leadership. Kevin Sampson of Troup, Texas was elected Board chair and Roger Claxton of Celeste, Texas was elected vice-chair.
Sampson is the chief engineer for M.P. Industries, Inc. in Tyler, Texas and runs a cow-calf operation in Smith County. Additionally, Sampson produces hay, forage, Tifton 85 sprigs and timber. Sampson has served on the board of Heritage Land Bank since 2006.
Claxton owns and operates Claxton Farms which consists primarily of a stocker cattle operation. Claxton has served on the board of Heritage Land Bank since 2010.
Additionally, leadership for Board committees were elected and are noted below along with a list of committee members.
Heritage Land Bank Board of Directors
Kevin Sampson (Chair)
Roger Claxton (Vice-Chair)
Scott Line, Chair; Roger Claxton, Bryan Pickens, Jackie Pullen, and Kevin Sampson
Roger Claxton, Chair; Scott Line, Bryan Pickens, Jackie Pullen, and Kevin Sampson
Credit Risk Management Committee:
Jim Tarrant, Chair; Gary Ray, Jeff Striplin, and John Holloway
All Board and committee leadership terms are from January 2021 through January 2022.
About Heritage Land Bank
Heritage Land Bank provides innovative financing solutions other banks simply can’t offer when it comes to rural real estate, agricultural operations, agribusinesses and country homes. Founded in 1917, Heritage Land Bank is a member of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of rural lending cooperatives. With headquarters located in Tyler, Heritage Land Bank operates across 16 Texas counties ranging from Dallas-Fort Worth to Lufkin. To learn more, visit heritagelandbank.com.
–Heritage Land Bank
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