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For Immediate Release
NR 12-06 (04-18-12)
Contact: Mike Stokke or Christine Quinn, 703-883-4056
Barry Mardock Named Deputy Director for
Farm Credit Administration’s Office of Regulatory Policy

McLEAN, Va., April 18, 2012 — Gary Van Meter, Director of the Farm Credit Administration’s (FCA’s) Office of Regulatory Policy (ORP), has selected Barry Mardock to serve as Deputy Director. The appointment is effective April 23.

Since 2006, Mr. Mardock has served as the Associate Director for ORP’s Credit and Mission Team, which develops policy and regulatory solutions to ensure that Farm Credit System institutions serve the financing needs of agriculture and rural America in a safe and sound manner. As Deputy Director of ORP, Mr. Mardock will continue to serve as a primary point of contact for questions about policy interpretations and will work to ensure consistency in positions taken by FCA.

Mr. Mardock began his career with FCA in 1986 as a credit examiner in the Omaha field office. From 1991 through 1997 he served as an examiner-in-charge and quality assurance examiner in the Denver field office. In 1997, he was selected to manage the Office of Examination’s Quality Assurance Program in the Office of the Chief Examiner in McLean, Va.

Mr. Mardock is a graduate of the University of Nebraska where he received a B.S. in business administration with a major in agribusiness. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University and is a commissioned FCA examiner and Certified Financial Services Auditor. Born and raised in Schuyler, Neb., Mr. Mardock resides in Ashburn, Va., with his wife, Janine, and their three sons, Philip, Daniel, and Charlie.

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 95 banks, associations, service corporations and special-purpose entities of the Farm Credit System, which makes loans to agricultural producers and their cooperatives nationwide. This 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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