Monday, September 25, 2017

Farm Credit Services of America and Frontier Farm Credit Names New President

Press Release

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) and Frontier Farm Credit today named Mark Jensen as incoming president and chief executive officer of the customer-owned financial cooperatives.  Jensen, the Associations’ chief risk officer, will assume his new role on November 1, 2017.  He succeeds Doug Stark, who is retiring.

Jensen joined FCSAmerica in 1992 and has held senior vice president positions with the Association for the past 16 years.  He was named senior vice president – chief risk officer in 2013.  Jensen was instrumental in modernizing FCSAmerica’s credit process and implementing an enterprise risk management framework, and today provides executive leadership of the Associations’ risk management, credit, and appraisal teams.  He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in agricultural economics.

About Farm Credit Services of America and Frontier Farm Credit
FCSAmerica and Frontier Farm Credit are customer-owned financial cooperatives proud to finance the growth of rural America, including the special needs of young and beginning producers.  FCSAmerica provides credit and insurance services to farmers, ranchers, agribusiness and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.  Frontier Farm Credit serves eastern Kansas.  Learn more at and

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Governor Brownback Responds to Wichita Shooting at KDOR Office

Press Release

WICHITA--Governor Sam Brownback released the following statement Tuesday after Kansas Department of Revenue tax agent Cortney Holloway suffered multiple gunshot wounds at the Wichita Twin Lakes KDOR office after having performed an asset seizure earlier that day.

“This is a state employee who was doing his job and enforcing the law. I ask everyone to join Mary and I in praying for Cortney and his family,” Governor Brownback said. “I’m thankful for Cortney’s work and thankful for the police officers who apprehended the suspect.”

The tax office at Twin Lakes where the shooting took place will be closed the rest of the week. The Twin Lakes Driver’s License office adjacent to the tax office will not be open on Wednesday, but will reopen for normal operations on Thursday. 

“This is a shocking event for our KDOR family, and we ask for everyone’s prayers and understanding as we support our employees and get them the help they need to process this event,” said Revenue Secretary Sam Williams.

Counseling resources are being provided for KDOR employees.