The Louisiana State University graduate has spent his entire career in the ag industry. Eager to work directly with producers throughout his home region, Currie says Conterra’s wide-ranging loan options will be an asset as producers facing ever-changing balance sheets.
“Last year was the first year out of a depression for the prices of the crops grown in the Delta,” said the Mississippi Delta native. “Working capital and short- and intermediate-term debt moved in the wrong direction for about five years straight. I can work with producers to help bring these balance sheets back into a healthier state and get these farmers and ranchers back into offensive position going forward.”
Raised on a fourth-generation cotton farm in Southeast Arkansas, Currie still participates in his family’s operation.
“Spending time assisting with the management of my family’s farm helps me relate to my clients,” said Currie. “This specific understanding of land improvements, tenant relations, government programs and more allows me to better recognize the needs of their operations.”
Conterra President and CEO Paul Erickson says the timing of Currie joining the team couldn’t be better.
“William’s depth of experience in the Delta and South will allow producers in the region to grow their businesses and thrive at a time when it’s been difficult to do so,” said Erickson.
While Currie’s expertise lies in financial analysis, real estate industry knowledge and overall land management, his passion lies in agriculture.
“I’m committed to being there every step of the way as producers increase their competitiveness doing what they love.”
About Conterra Ag Capital
Conterra Ag Capital focuses exclusively on agriculture, providing traditional farm and ranch loans, development and alternative lending to America’s farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses. Conterra also offers its loan products as well as asset management to institutional investors, banks, and other agricultural lenders throughout the United States.
Conterra has loan products to help meet the challenges of today’s agricultural environment:
• Long-term fixed rate loans
• Flexibility through revolving lines of credit