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For Immediate Release
NR 12-12 (08-31-12)
Contact: Mike Stokke or Christine Quinn, 703-883-4056
William Dunn Named Associate Director and Team Leader
of Finance and Capital Markets Team

McLEAN, Va., August 31, 2012 — Gary Van Meter, Director of the Office of Regulatory Policy in the Farm Credit Administration, has named William Dunn to serve as Associate Director and Team Leader of the Finance and Capital Markets Team. The appointment will be effective Sept. 9.

As head of the team, Mr. Dunn will manage projects that pertain to marketable investments, liquidity management, debt issuance, capital requirements, interest rate risk management, treasury operations, and loan pricing.

Before being named to this position, Mr. Dunn was a senior financial analyst in the Office of Regulatory Policy. His responsibilities included supporting the FCA Board’s regulatory and policymaking agenda, acting on statutory or regulatory approval requests from Farm Credit System institutions, administering a data collection program, and assessing systemic risk exposures.

During his career with FCA he has served as Director of the Financial Analysis and Standards Division and as Senior Staff Advisor for Programs and Policy for the Chairman of the FCA Board. Recently, he served as the Acting Associate Director of the Finance and Capital Markets Team.

Before joining FCA in 1987, Mr. Dunn held various management positions in the private sector. He was senior executive for administration and finance at the State Bar of California where he was responsible for finance, human resources, information technology, and administrative services.

He was also vice president of Crocker National Bank where he was responsible for electronic banking and other support services for the retail banking platform. And he served as chairman and CEO of The Public Sector, Inc., a San Francisco-based marketing research and public policy research firm.

Mr. Dunn is a graduate of Sterling College, in Sterling, Kan., where he earned a B.S. in physics and mathematics, and he attended the Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of California at Berkeley.

He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. Mr. Dunn is also a certified public accountant, licensed in Virginia, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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 Leland A. Strom, Chairman and CEO; Kenneth A. Spearman; and Jill Long Thompson.

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