Learning Conference
June 24-26, 2024 Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, IL

Learning Conference

The summit for Farm Credit leadership. Developing leaders, inspiring high potentials engaging teams, and enhancing culture.

Unlock the leader within and embrace the art of transformation at the 2024 Learning Conference: Transforming Leadership. Join your Farm Credit peers to explore the latest trends, strategies, and insights that redefine leadership in today's dynamic world. Because in this evolving landscape, we all need to step up and lead.

From disruptive technologies to adaptive leadership styles, the sessions will equip you with the tools and inspiration to lead with confidence in the ever-evolving business of ag lending. Don't miss this opportunity to discover new perspectives, build invaluable connections, and elevate your leadership prowess at Learning Conference 2024.

Leadership is not just about managing, but about inspiring, innovating, and adapting to change. The diverse lineup of keynote speakers and industry focused breakout sessions will empower you to elevate your leadership approach and unlock the untapped potential in you and your teams. Join us at Learning Conference 2024, Transforming Leadership and be at the forefront of a new era of leadership excellence.

By thoughtful design, the Conference builds teams, enhances cultural efforts and develops your professionals through expert speakers with timely keynotes and breakout sessions covering industry challenges and opportunities in the areas of:

  • The Business of Lending: These sessions explore: How has lending changed? How will it change in the future? How are customers different? How does Farm Credit serve the next generation of customer? How do we lead our talent to serve the customer?
  • Human Capital and Talent Strategy: These sessions cover the challenges and opportunities you and your teams face: What leadership skills and talent are needed in today and tomorrow's workplace? How can we motivate and engage employees, enhance our culture and attract and retain talent?
  • Customer Engagement and Client Relationships: These sessions tackle marketing and communications, brand awareness, reputation, and client interactions: What is our customer experience strategy? How can we establish a customer-centric culture? How do we demonstrate our value to the customer and build loyalty?

Join us at Learning Conference 2024 for inspiration and professional development in the areas of culture, employee development, strategic thinking, client relationships, leadership, and connectivity.

Early Bird Registration: $1,950 (by June 7, 2024)
Full Registration: $2,300 (after June 7, 2024)

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Registration as an attendee for the Learning Conference is limited to Farm Credit System employees. If you are a business service provider and would like to attend, you would need to serve as a sponsor.

Contact Information:
Registration questions: Rachel.Brockhoff@fccsconsulting.com
Sponsor, exhibitor and supporter opportunities: Heather.Tseng@fccsconsulting.com

Hear from Attendees:

"As a first time attender, I was not sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and knowledge of the speakers! This was an invaluable experience for me, not only because of the learning in the session, but also because of the opportunities to make connections with other professionals in my industry who face the same challenges as I do. I will definitely be attending again!"

"Overall a great conference and experience - everything was organized, flowed well and I think went off great. I enjoyed the topics/content and really thought it was a great experience. Thanks to all those that worked on this event,"

"Great conference for motivation, reality-checking and networking."

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Steering Committee

  • Greg Cunningham

    Farm Credit Southeast Missouri

  • Madison Farnan

    Marketplace Engagement Specialist
    FCS Financial

  • Teresa Ginn

    Relationship & Communication Specialist
    AgriBank, FCB

  • Erin Miser

    Head of Communications
    American AgCredit

  • Christopher Obermeyer

    VP Credit Operations
    Farm Credit Services of America

  • Rachel Prochaska

    VP Technology Experience
    Compeer Financial

  • Brett Riff

    SVP Director of Lending Programs and Strategy
    Capital Farm Credit, ACA

  • Timothy Slavin

    Branch Manager
    Farm Credit East, ACA

  • Ralph Stewart

    Farm Credit Mid-America, ACA

  • Gwendolyn Waddell

    Home & Land Manager
    Horizon Farm Credit

  • Randi Webber

    Senior Rural 1st Loan Officer
    Farm Credit Mid-America, ACA

  • Kayla Wilson

    Director of OD & Training
    Horizon Farm Credit

We welcome the following areas of focus, positions and employees:

New to Farm Credit

Young Professionals

Credit and Risk Managers/Officers

Marketing, Sales and Communications

Senior Executives and Leadership Teams

Relationship Managers and Branch Managers

Human Resources

Organizational Development and Training

Operations, Project Managers, and Technical Staff


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