Drew Vance has been promoted to Chief Appraiser for AgHeritage Farm Credit Services according to Drue Ford, Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer.
Vance joined AgHeritage Farm Credit Services in March 2004 as an Appraiser, and has most recently served as Senior Certified Appraiser. He is a graduate of Arkansas State University with a degree in Agriculture Business.
Vance was awarded the Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) designation from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) in 2008, and is an active member and Past President of the Mid-South Chapter of the ASFMRA. He was appointed by Governor Mike Beebe to the Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board in 2011 and served two 3-year terms, also serving as Chairman of the Board in 2014 and 2015. He currently serves as the President of the Lonoke County 4-H Foundation.
Vance lives in rural Lonoke County with his wife Susan and two sons.
AgHeritage Farm Credit Services is a financial cooperative with owned and managed assets of approximately $1.4 billion as of December 31, 2018. The company provides credit and related services to more than 3,000 farmers, ranchers and producers or harvesters of aquatic products in 24 Arkansas counties. Branch offices are located in Batesville, Brinkley, Lonoke, McGehee, Newport, Pocahontas, Pine Bluff, Searcy, Star City and Stuttgart.
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