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President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post

WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

  • Bruce J. Sherrick, Member, Board of Directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation

President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:

Dr. Bruce J. Sherrick, Nominee for Member, Board of Directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation
Dr. Bruce J. Sherrick, is Professor of Agricultural and Applied Finance, and Director of the Center for Farm and Rural Business Finance in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois. Dr. Sherrick’s research is concentrated in the areas of risk analysis, crop insurance evaluation, and modeling of financial institutions. Dr. Sherrick is also managing partner of integrated Financial Analytics & Research (iFAR), a consulting firm in Champaign, Illinois that specializes in credit risk assessment and modeling of agricultural finance institutions, and is also an author/coauthor of the FAST (Financial Analysis and Solution Tools) suite of decision tools targeting agricultural producers and lenders, and a contributing faculty member to the award winning farmdoc website.   Dr. Sherrick earned his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University with subject matter fields in Finance and Marketing. 

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