Farm Credit Illinois recently hired two financial reporting analysts in the accounting department based at the financial cooperative’s central office in Mahomet – Keri Blair, of Mahomet, and Ryan Zerrusen, of Savoy.
Blair was raised in Champaign County and graduated from Mahomet-Seymour High School before receiving her bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Blair then earned her master’s in business administration from DePaul University.
Prior to joining the Farm Credit team, Blair worked for two years as a finance manager at Zep Inc. in Glendale Heights and Kraft Foods in Champaign. She resides in Mahomet with her husband Jason and two children – Austin and Samantha.
Zerrusen was raised in Effingham County and graduated from Teutopolis High School before receiving his associate’s degree in business administration from Parkland College. Zerrusen then earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also holds a certified public accountant license.
Prior to joining the Farm Credit team, Zerrusen worked for nine years as an audit manager at RSM in Champaign. Zerrusen resides in Savoy with his wife Jenna and three children – Kendal (8), Brendan (5) and Whitley (2). He is the son of Kurt and Janet Zerrusen of Teutopolis.
Farm Credit Illinois is a farmer-owned and directed agricultural lending cooperative serving 11,000 farm families, agribusinesses, and rural landowners in the southern 60 counties of Illinois with competitive and flexible financing and crop insurance expertise. The Association manages a $4.2 billion loan portfolio, sells 1.4 million acres of crop insurance coverage, and employs 220 staff based in the Mahomet central office 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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