April 16, 2018
AgGeorgia Farm Credit is pleased to announce the election of Brian Grogan and Joe A. (Al) Rowland to the board of directors. The elections were made by the membership of AgGeorgia at the annual stockholder meetings held across the state in late 2017. Both new board members accepted committee responsibilities as part of their new roles at the Board’s recent annual organizational meeting. Mr. Grogan will serve on the Audit Committee, which is responsible for oversight related to the quality and integrity of accounting, auditing, financial reporting and internal controls practices of the Association. Mr. Rowland will serve on the Governance Committee, charged with maintaining corporate governance principles applicable to AgGeorgia.
Mr. Grogan is a poultry farmer and also manages an angus/sim-angus cattle herd, grows approximately 70 acres of corn for feed, and produces hay and forage. Mr. Grogan and his wife, Hope, are residents of Calhoun (Gordon County) where he also is a deacon at Oostanaula Baptist Church. They have a daughter, Sarah Mastrangelo (Jon), two sons, Matthew (Lenee Fuller) and Jacob (Grace Roberts), and eight grandchildren.
Mr. Rowland is a row crop farmer with an operation diversified in cotton, peanuts, corn, rye and hay. He also owns and operates a small trucking operation, which transports agricultural products. Mr. Rowland is a graduate of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and the University of Georgia, where he obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Agriculture. He resides in Wrightsville (Johnson County) with his children John Allen, Eli and Josey.
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