Speaker Bureau

Welcome to the Speakers Bureau

Here you'll find sources for interviews, speaking engagements, contributed articles, and more. Click on the "Request an Interview" link in the profiles to connect with our experts.

Meet Our Experts

  • Terry Barr

    Senior Director of Industry Research, Knowledge Exchange Division - CoBank

    Terry Barr, a nationally recognized agricultural economist, is senior director for CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division, an information- and knowledge-sharing initiative created in 2009.

  • James F. “Jimmy” Dodson

    Chairman - Farm Credit Bank of Texas Board of Directors

    Jimmy Dodson joined the Farm Credit Bank of Texas board of directors in 2003, served as vice chairman from 2009 to 2011, and was elected chairman in 2012.

  • Ken Keegan

    EVP/Chief Risk Officer - Farm Credit Services of America

    Ken Keegan provides executive leadership for Risk Management, Commercial Lending, Credit and Appraisal. He has previously served in leadership roles in home lending, crop insurance, and facilities.

  • Ken Knudsen

    Sr. VP Credit/CCO - AgCountry Farm Credit Services

    Ken Knudsen is Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of AgCountry Farm Credit Services.

  • Gary Matteson

    Vice President for Young, Beginning, Small Farmer Programs and Outreach - Farm Credit Council

    Gary Matteson has more than 30 years of experience in the farming and agriculture industry. He leads the Farm Credit program serving young, beginning and small (YBS) farmers and ranchers at the Farm Credit Council, the System’s national trade organization.