Rowdy Bateman - Vice Chairman

Howard P. “Rowdy” Bateman, Vice Chairman, has interests in a family cattle operation, as well as his own cattle and citrus operation and is President of Bateman Enterprises, Inc. and is Managing Member of I S Ranch, LLC.  Mr. Bateman is a member of Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association and a Director of Joshua Creek Cemetery Perpetual Maintenance Trust.  He also serves on the AgFirst Farm Credit Bank Nominating Committee and the AgFirst District Advisory Committee.  He was elected to the Farm Credit of Southwest Florida board in 2004 and his current term of office is 2016-2019.  Mr. Bateman serves as chair of the Compensation Committee, as well as serves on the Executive Committee. 

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