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Kregg Slakey Joins Lone Star Ag Credit as Senior Loan Officer

Lone Star Ag Credits senior loan officer Kregg Slakey
Lone Star Ag Credits Senior Loan Officer Kregg Slakey

PARIS, Texas — Lone Star Ag Credit is pleased to announce that Kregg Slakey has been hired as senior loan officer in the lending cooperative's Paris office.

Slakey comes to Lone Star Ag Credit with more than 16 years of experience working with farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers in northeast Texas. Before joining Lone Star, he spent five years in commercial banking and two years in agricultural equipment sales and financing. He also has 10 years of prior Farm Credit System experience.

“We are very glad to have Kregg as a member of our team," said Lone Star Credit Office President Barbara Golden. “With his strong experience, he will bring immediate and real value to our stockholders and help us to better serve the financing needs of our region."

A resident of Delta County, Slakey holds a bachelor's degree in agricultural economics from East Texas State University in Commerce. He serves on the Cooper ISD school board and is involved in numerous community functions.

Lone Star Ag Credit is a $1.35-billion rural lender serving 48 Texas counties. As a member-owned cooperative, the organization shares its success with its customer-stockholders through its patronage program. In the past decade, the co-op has distributed more than $100 million in patronage dividends to members.

Lone Star provides financing for agricultural and recreational real estate, rural homes, farm and ranch equipment, livestock, ag operating expenses and agribusiness firms. Headquartered in Fort Worth, it has credit offices in Abilene, Cleburne, Corsicana, Denton, Fort Worth, Hillsboro, Lampasas, Mount Pleasant, New Boston, Paris, Round Rock, Sherman, Stephenville, Sweetwater, Temple, Waco and Weatherford. It is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System.

Published January 12, 2015