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David B. Armstrong

David B. Armstrong

President and CEO, GreenStone Farm Credit Services, East Lansing

Current Focus

David B. Armstrong is Chief Executive Officer of GreenStone Farm Credit Services. Headquartered in East Lansing, Michigan, GreenStone is the country's sixth largest association in the Farm Credit System. He is responsible for managing the organization to fulfill its vision and mission, including planning, organizing, and insuring proper controls are in place that optimize the utilization of financial, physical, technical, and human resources in support of the vision and mission.

Armstrong was appointed to the MEDC Executive Committee in 2011.

Professional Background

Dave has over 30 years of experience with Farm Credit Services in Michigan. After his graduation from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science, he started his Farm Credit career as a loan officer for the Production Credit Association of Southeastern Michigan in 1981. In 1985 he transferred to Farm Credit Services of East Central Michigan and assumed a branch manager role until 1993 when he was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In 1996 he was named the Chief Executive Officer of East Central Michigan and served in that role until 1999 when the four organizations in Michigan merged to form GreenStone Farm Credit Services. He served as the Executive Vice President of Customer Delivery until being named Chief Executive Officer of GreenStone Farm Credit Services effective January 2, 2009.

Education and Personal

Dave completed the Graduate School of Banking program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, he currently serves on the boards of directors for the Michigan Livestock Expo, Rural Partners of Michigan, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee, the Chicago Federal Reserve Banks Advisory Committee on Agriculture, Small Business and Labor, and The Farm Credit System Association Captive Insurance Company.

Dave is married to his wife, Debra, and has one daughter, Lindsey.