Credit's Lincoln office announces new team members
area graduates join company
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[November 07, 2008]
Farm Credit Services of Illinois
recently hired Angela Briggs, John Klemm and Matthew Wrage to join
the Lincoln branch office team.
Angela Briggs serves as a financial services representative.
She is an Emden native and Hartsburg-Emden High School graduate. She
earned a finance degree from the College of Business at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has experience in
mortgage lending and insurance services. She lives in Emden with her
fiance, Alex Miller, and their daughter, Alayna.
John Klemm is a crop insurance specialist. He was raised
on a Waynesville farm, attended Olympia High School and graduated
from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he majored in
agricultural systems technology and minored in agricultural
business. He has worked as a product marketing coordinator for the
Alamo Group's Ag Division in Gibson City and is active with the Farm
Bureau Young Leaders program. He and his wife, Megan, live in
Matthew Wrage also works as a crop insurance specialist.
He grew up on a small farm and graduated from Hartsburg-Emden High
School. He graduated cum laude from Western Illinois University with
a major in law enforcement and a minor in soil and water
conservation. At WIU he was a member of the Leatherneck track and
field team and the ag mech and forestry clubs. He lives in rural
Emden and is engaged to Jessica Carson of Minier.
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Farm Credit Services of Illinois is a farmer-owned and directed
agriculture lending cooperative. With $2.3 billion of assets and 170
employees in 21 branch offices, the cooperative provides competitive
and flexible farm financing and crop insurance expertise to 8,000
farmers, agribusinesses, and rural landowners in the southern 60
counties of Illinois. The Lincoln branch office services Logan and
Menard counties. As a part of the U.S. Farm Credit System, the Farm
Credit Services of Illinois association's mission is to provide
financial capital and financial services to agriculture and rural
[Text from file received from
Farm Credit Services of