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For Immediate Release
NR 13-02 (02-12-13)
Contact: Mike Stokke or Christine Quinn, 703-883-4056
Debbie Wilson Named Associate Director and Team Leader
of Operations, Management and Accounting Team

McLEAN, Va., Feb. 12, 2013 — Gary K. Van Meter, Director of the Farm Credit Administration’s Office of Regulatory Policy, has named Debbie Wilson to serve as the Associate Director and Team Leader of the Operations, Management and Accounting Team. The appointment was effective Feb. 10.

In her new position, Ms. Wilson leads the team in developing policy guidance on accounting, disclosure, governance and related issues. This includes interpretation of accounting standards and helping establish reporting standards for compliance by Farm Credit System institutions. It also involves reviewing and evaluating System institution corporate and corporate-related applications, and identifying related emerging issues.

“Debbie has made substantial contributions to the success of the Operations, Management and Accounting Team since joining FCA in 2008 as a senior accountant,” says Gary. “I know she will continue to serve the agency well as Team Leader.”

Ms. Wilson’s professional experience prior to joining FCA included serving as chief financial officer for a financial services company and its five subsidiaries; senior vice president/controller for NationsBanc Mortgage Corporation; senior accountant for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; and audit manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers, where her primary client was the Farm Credit System.

Ms. Wilson is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. She holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of South Carolina.

The Farm Credit Administration is the safety and soundness regulator of the cooperative Farm Credit System and the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac). FCA charters, regulates, and examines the 94 banks, associations, service corporations and special-purpose entities of the Farm Credit System. The System makes loans to agricultural producers and their cooperatives nationwide. It includes Farmer Mac, which provides a secondary market for agricultural real estate loans, rural housing mortgage loans, and certain rural utility loans. Members of the FCA Board are Jill Long Thompson, Board Chair and CEO; Kenneth A. Spearman; and Leland A. Strom.

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