| Published: January 24, 2021

Tom Truitt, New Chief Executive Officer

Horizon Farm Credit recently announced the promotion of Thomas Truitt to the role of Chief Executive Officer. He is based in the association’s Westminster, Maryland headquarters office.

“I am grateful to be a part of such a wonderful team here at Horizon Farm Credit,” says Truitt, who transitioned to the new position on January 1. “I look forward to beginning this new chapter as CEO and continuing to serve our customers on a daily basis.”

Truitt has been employed with Farm Credit since 1993, holding positions within the sales, credit, and IT departments. Since 2013, he has served as the Chief Operating Officer for Horizon Farm Credit. In his new role, Truitt will be working closely with board members and staff to ensure the association achieves its overall goals and objectives, and remains focused on fulfilling the Farm Credit mission.

“Thomas is well-versed in all aspects of the Farm Credit system, and his years of experience make him an excellent fit for this position,” says Wayne Lambertson, chairman of Horizon Farm Credit’s board of directors. “We are looking forward to the leadership and diverse skill set he will bring to this role.”

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