W. Eric Hopkins is a sugar cane and vegetable grower in Western Palm Beach County, employed by, and part owner of, Hundley Farms, Inc. He is the Board Chairman of Pioneer Growers Cooperative and serves as Director on the boards of Hundley Farms, Inc., Frontier Produce, Inc., Double H Farms, Inc., Leadership Palm Beach County, Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association (and serves as Chairman of the Supply Chain Management Committee), and Law Enforcement Assistance Foundation, a fund raising organization. Mr. Hopkins had previously held elected director positions on the Boards of Farm Credit of South Florida and Farm Credit of Florida from 2009 until 2013. During this time, he was a member of the Audit Committee. On January 30, 2014, the Board appointed Mr. Hopkins as an appointed stockholder director, a position established under the Bylaws and his current term of office is 2017 – 2020. Mr. Hopkins currently serves as the chair of the Governance Committee, and is a current member of the Compensation and Executive Committees.