Published on December 30th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff0
Mozingo Joins AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
Columbia, S.C. – Padgett S. Mozingo, APR has joined AgFirst Farm Credit Bank as manager of creative services and communications. Mozingo will oversee web development initiatives, communication and branding initiatives, and graphic design services for AgFirst and its 19 Agricultural Credit Associations.
Mozingo comes to AgFirst from the Richland Library, where she served as marketing and communications manager since 2001. While at the library, she led an award-winning rebranding effort and an awareness campaign that resulted in the passage of a $59 million bond referendum for capital projects and enhancements at all library locations.
A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in journalism and mass communications, Mozingo has more than 24 years of public relations experience. Her career has included serving as the communications director for the South Carolina Bar and account executive/director of publications for Hendricks and Co.
A past president of the South Carolina Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, she was recognized with the organization’s 1999 PR Practitioner of the Year and 1991 Rookie of the Year awards. She was also named to the top 20 under 40 Class of 2008 by The State newspaper. Mozingo volunteers for several community organizations, including United Way of the Midlands, Family Connection of South Carolina, and Harbison West Elementary School, and her family participates in several fundraising efforts for Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital.
About AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
Headquartered in Columbia, S.C, AgFirst Farm Credit Bank is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System. With reported assets of more than $28 million, AgFirst provides funding and financial services to 19 Agricultural Credit Associations in 15 eastern states and Puerto Rico. These associations operate as Farm Credit and Ag Credit member-owned cooperatives, and provide real estate and production financing to 80,000 farmers, agribusinesses, and rural homeowners.
About Farm Credit
The Farm Credit System is a network of agricultural and rural lending institutions cooperatively owned by their borrowers. With combined assets of more than $260 billion, Farm Credit helps maintain and improve the quality of life in rural America and on the farm, through its constant commitment to competitive lending, expert financial services, and a feeling of partnership with its customers.