Finlay and Hinds Reelected

Each year, shareholders vote to elect their peers to serve Central Texas Farm Credit and continue to advance the Farm Credit’s mission to provide financing for rural America. This year, shareholders voted to reelect Mr. Mike Finlay and Mr. Philip W. Hinds to serve three year terms.
As board members, Finlay and Hinds both bring valuable insight and experience from their own agricultural operations and businesses.

“Our board members are essential to this organization’s success,” says Jimmy Chambers, chief executive officer of Central Texas Farm Credit, “Our nominating committee always provides a slate of quality candidates to choose from in selecting representatives to serve on our board of directors.”

Finlay and Hinds rejoin fellow board members Robby A. Halfmann, Chairman; Kenneth D. Harvick, Vice Chairman; Burl D. Lowery, Director; and Steven R. Lehrmann, Director.

Mike Finlay was first elected to the board of directors in 2008 and currently serves on the Association’s audit and compensation committees. Mr. Finlay is a farmer and rancher in McCulloch and Coleman counties. His principal business consists of various crops along with cattle and sheep operations. He is a member of the McCulloch County Conservation board and the McCulloch County Tax Appraisal District board. Mr. Finlay has also served on the Lohn Co-op Gin board, the McCulloch County Soil and Water Conservation board, the Lohn School board, and the Millersview-Doole Water Supply Corporation board.

Philip W. Hinds was first elected to the board of directors in 2009. Mr. Hinds owns and operates the Bargain House, a furniture business, and a small stock-farming operation in Coleman, Texas. He has been a member of the Coleman County Farm Bureau and the Coleman County Rodeo Association. Mr. Hinds currently serves on the Association’s audit and compensation committees.

About Central Texas Farm Credit

Founded in 1916, Central Texas Farm Credit is dedicated to providing a reliable source of financing for agricultural producers, agribusinesses, and recreational property. Member-owned and part of the Farm Credit system, Central Texas Farm Credit maintains a portfolio of 2,700 loans for over $430 million in a 20 county area in central and west Texas. It is headquartered in Coleman, Texas and has branch offices in Brownwood, Texas; San Angelo, Texas; Comanche, Texas; Brady, Texas, and Haskell, Texas. For more information, please visit