William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture
Jim Knuth is Senior Vice President for Farm Credit Services of America. He has over 35 years of commercial and agricultural lending experience and leads Farm Credit Services of America’s Iowa retail financial services division. The financial services division includes all agricultural lending activities and the largest crop insurance agency in the state of Iowa. Farm Credit Services of America serves over 21,000 Iowa producers and includes over $8.8 billion in loan assets. Knuth grew up on a beef cattle ranch and is an Iowa State University graduate.