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Bunn Promoted to Chief Lending Officer and EVP
Johnston, Iowa – June 7, 2021 — Growers Edge, a provider of data-backed financial technology solutions for the agricultural industry, today announced the promotion of Hollie Bunn to Chief Lending Officer and Executive Vice President. She will continue to serve on the company executive leadership team with Tracy Linbo, Chief Commercial Officer and EVP, and CEO Dan Cosgrove.
“My passion for ag lending underlies my ability to deliver breakthrough sales and revenue through new product development, cross-functional team leadership, and multilevel communications,” said Bunn. “I’m elated to utilize my creative and fact-oriented business approach as Chief Lending Officer and EVP in continuing to serve Growers Edge.”
Bunn joined Growers Edge in August 2020 as Vice President of Lending Operations with a focus on building a team to design a lending platform, develop the company’s financing organization and cultivate relationships with ag retailers and industry suppliers.
“Under Hollie’s leadership, the team has quickly designed and built the first digitally-driven, end-to-end solution that will make agricultural lending more secure, efficient, and simple,” said Cosgrove. “Her experience in the lending industry and deep passion for agriculture and helping farmers succeed has been a tremendous asset as we work to bring innovative new fintech solutions to agriculture.”
Before joining Growers Edge, Bunn served as Vice President of Commercial Ag Lending for Farmers National Bank of Canfield, OH. In addition, she served in a number of roles over two decades at Farm Credit Mid-America, including Vice President of Sales Strategy and Regional Vice President. At Farm Credit Mid-America, Bunn developed regional business plans and localized marketplace analysis and later led the development, strategy, and execution of redefined roles and responsibilities for the entire retail sales team across multiple states.
Source: Growers Edge
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