Cole Plafcan has been named Senior Vice President – Chief Lending and Marketing Officer of AgHeritage Farm Credit Services, according to Greg Cole, President and Chief Executive Officer of AgHeritage FCS.

Plafcan’s 20 years of Farm Credit experience began in 1996 when he worked as a loan officer at the AgHeritage FCS Lonoke branch office. Plafcan was promoted to Branch Manager in 1999. His success as a Branch Manager allowed him to become a leader among his peers.

Plafcan is a graduate of Catholic High School and the University of Arkansas where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing Management. He has also completed the Barret Graduate School of Banking and the Executive Leadership Development Program with the Wright Group in Scottsdale, Ariz. Plafcan, his wife, Melissa and their sons; Paul, Samuel, and William reside in Little Rock.

AgHeritage Farm Credit Services is a financial cooperative with owned and managed assets of approximately $1.15 billion as of December 31, 2016, that provides credit and related services to more than 3,100 farmers, ranchers and producers or harvesters of aquatic products in 24 Arkansas counties. Branch offices are located in Batesville, Brinkley, Dermott, Lonoke, Newport, Pocahontas, Searcy, Star City and Stuttgart.