Credit Support Specialist

Why did you choose to work at High Plains? I grew up on a farm and ranch in a small community and wanted to find work in a similar environment. I wanted a career that gave me the opportunity to use my education as well as my agriculture background.  High Plains Farm Credit also provides…

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Kelly Forell began her career with High Plains as Chief Financial Officer in December 2018. Prior to joining the Farm Credit Association, she spent over 25 years in public accounting and ag consulting including having owned her own accounting firm.  Kelly is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master’s degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University…

Credit Support Specialist

Why did you choose to work at HPFC? I initially chose to work at HPFC because it was known as one of the better jobs Ness County had to offer. Since being employed, I honesty can say it is the best place to work! The employees and Board are one of the best group of…

Credit Support Specialist

Why did you choose to work at HPFC? A current employee always spoke highly of High Plains Farm Credit and was very pleased he had made the decision to change jobs and come to work here.  When I interviewed, I felt the sense of the positive work environment he spoke of. What is the best…

Credit Support Specialist

Why did you choose to work at HPFC? I chose to work at HPFC to get back in the field that I am allowed to really use my interest in numbers and accounting. What is the best part about working at HPFC? The best part of working at HPFC is building relationships with our customers,…

Credit Support Specialist

Why did you choose to work at HPFC? After getting married, I was searching for a full‐time job that offered benefits since this was something my previous position at the local car dealership didn’t offer. I heard about the open position from a “friend of a friend” and decided to apply. I have always had…

Chief Risk Officer (CRO)

Travis was named Chief Risk Officer in January 2017. He joined High Plains as a Pratt loan officer in 2011. His Farm Credit career began in 2008 with US AgBank in Wichita. He is a Kansas State University and Wichita State graduate, earning a BS in Animal Science and a BBA in Finance. Travis and…

Credit Support Specialist

Why did you choose to work at HPFC? I was looking to get out of Retail Banking after being in it for 15 years. A friend suggested I apply at HPFC. Being from a Ranch back ground, I was looking to get into working in agri-business. To me, nothing is better than working with Farmers…

Credit Support Specialist

Why did you choose to work at HPFC? I chose to work at HPFC because I was impressed with the benefits and opportunities that came with the position as well as the chance to work with farmers I’ve known all my life. I also knew the local staff and was sure it would be a…

Credit Support Specialist

Why did you choose to work at HPFC? I graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Agribusiness. I worked in the Kansas City area for about three years and quickly realized I wasn’t utilizing my degree. I moved back to my home town in south central Kansas ready to pursue a job in…