Hired: Jordan Risser, Crop Insurance

Kathi Levan, crop insurance manager, has announced the hiring of Jordan Risser as a crop insurance sales representative for MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s Penn region. According to Levan, Risser’s responsibility will be business development and acquiring new crop insurance customers throughout the 15 county territory in southeastern Pennsylvania which makes up the Penn Region.

“The crop insurance industry overall is undergoing considerable changes because of current political and economic realities,” Levan noted. Many farmers and the crop insurance agencies that serve them are finding that keeping up with product changes and complying with new regulations is a complex task.”

MidAtlantic Farm Credit focuses solely on providing agricultural credit to farmers, rural landowners and agribusiness and our insurance agents specialize only in crop insurance products,” she adds. “Because of that, we are able to maintain a high level of expertise and demand for our services is increasing. By having Jordan join our team we will be able to exceed producer needs for risk management advice.”

Jordan grew up on his family’s dairy farm in Lancaster County and comes to Farm Credit with a crop insurance background. “His background in farming and knowledge of crop insurance will be a real asset to current customers as well as developing new business relationships,” Levan says.

Jordan resides in Elizabethtown, PA with his wife and enjoys farming, hunting and camping in his spare time. He is a graduate of Delaware Valley College where he obtained a degree in Agronomy.

About MidAtlantic Farm Credit

MidAtlantic Farm Credit is one of the largest agricultural lenders on the east coast providing credit and crop insurance in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. They are part of the national Farm Credit System, a cooperative lender with more than 500,000 borrowers and a portfolio of over $160 billion.