ELLINGER RETIRES FROM FARM CREDIT AFTER MORE THAN 41 YEARS
December 31, 2019
Larry Ellinger, of Sherman, is retiring from Farm Credit Illinois Dec. 31, after more than 41 years providing support to generations of farm families. Ellinger is the regional manager of the Sherman regional office, serving cooperative members in Logan, Menard, and Sangamon Counties.
Ellinger was raised on his family’s Livingston County grain and livestock farm before graduating from Illinois State University with a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness and a minor in agricultural safety. Throughout his more than 41 years of service, Ellinger worked in eight locations including Jacksonville, Decatur, and Springfield.
He and his wife Ronda have been married for 42 years and have four children – Chris (Nikki), Amy (D.J.), Amanda (Noah), and Nick (Amanda) – and nine grandchildren.
Farm Credit Illinois is a farmer-owned and directed agricultural cooperative serving the southern 60 counties of Illinois with competitive and flexible financing, crop insurance expertise, and Rural 1st lending for country living. Farm Credit Illinois manages a $4.34 billion loan portfolio, sells 1.35 million acres of crop insurance coverage, and employs 220 staff based in the Mahomet headquarters and 14 regional office locations. The U.S. Farm Credit System supports rural communities, farm families, and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services today and tomorrow.
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