Kevin has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2017.  Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of High Plains from 2011 – 2016. He has been employed in the Farm Credit System since 1995. Kevin has held numerous leadership positions in the Farm Credit System. Kevin currently serves as Chairman of the Board and Audit Committee for AgVantis, Inc., a Farm Credit technology service provider which serves 11 Associations in 5 states.  He also serves on the Farm Credit Foundations Trust Committee providing fiduciary oversight of the human resources collaboration which serves more than 8,900 Farm Credit employees in 30 states.

Kevin’s background is rooted in finance and agriculture.  After graduating from Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS, he began his banking career while earning his MBA from Wichita State University.  Kevin grew up on a dairy farm near Bogue, KS and is still involved in his family’s farming operation in Northwest Kansas.  Kevin and his wife, Jo, live in Hays, KS and have two boys, Xander and Cade.  He enjoys spending time with his family, farming and traveling.