Agriculture Advisory Council

The Agriculture Advisory Council consists of 14 members throughout the district who represent diverse agriculture and agribusiness interests from citrus, cotton, timber, dairy, and row crop farming to cattle, rice, and grain exporting. Council members offer the Atlanta Fed their unique perspectives on current and projected economic conditions.

The Atlanta Fed's Agriculture Advisory Council

Top row left to right: Robert M. Thomas, James H. Sanford, Bart Krisle (former member), Donna Jo Curtis. Bottom row left to right: Larkin Martin, Gaylon Lawrence, Marsha Folsom, Lorraine Bertrand, Gray Skipper, George F. Hamner Jr. Not pictured: David Bertrand, Mike Giles, Kevin D. Adams, Ed Henderson

Kevin D. Adams
President and Chief Executive Officer
CGB Enterprises Inc.
Covington, LA

David Bertrand
Bertrand Rice LLC
Elton, LA

Lorraine Bertrand
Bertrand Rice LLC
Elton, LA

Donna Jo Curtis
Curtis Farm
Athens, AL

Marsha Folsom
Chief Development Officer
ResourceFiber LLC
Cullman, AL

Mike Giles
Georgia Poultry Federation
Gainesville, GA

George F. Hamner Jr.
Indian River Exchange Packers Inc.
Vero Beach, FL

Ed Henderson
Shenandoah Dairy
Live Oak, FL

Gaylon Lawrence
The Lawrence Group
Nashville, TN

Larkin Martin
Managing Partner
Martin Farms
Courtland, AL

James H. Sanford
Chairman of the Board
HOME Place Farms
Prattville, AL

Gray Skipper
Vice President
Scotch Plywood Company Inc.
Fulton, AL

Robert M. Thomas
Two Rivers Ranch Inc.
Thonotosassa, FL