Hired: Jessica Sentelle, Loan Officer

MidAtlantic Farm Credit recently announced the hiring of Jessica Sentelle as a loan officer trainee, based in the association’s Winchester, Virginia office. Sentelle will report directly to Karen Swecker, area lending manager for MidAtlantic Farm Credit.

Prior to joining Farm Credit, Sentelle completed a research internship with broiler chickens at Virginia Tech and an internship with Land O’ Lakes in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. “Jessica’s education and internship experiences have given her a well-rounded skillset which will be a great fit with Farm Credit,” says Swecker. “We are excited to add her to our sales team.”

As a loan officer trainee, Sentelle will work with new and existing customers to help them grow their businesses and find financial success. “I am looking forward to applying all of the knowledge I gained at Virginia Tech and insight from Farm Credit’s current employees to my new position,” says Sentelle. “I want to learn as much as I can to expand my skills and successfully serve my customers.”

Sentelle graduated from Virginia Tech with degrees in both dairy science and agribusiness management. Originally from Jefferson, Maryland, she is a member of the National Dairy Shrine and the Maryland Jersey Cattle Club. Outside of work, Sentelle enjoys tap dancing, showing and judging dairy cattle, and spending time with family and friends.