James McJunkins is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Farm Credit Midsouth, James has management responsibility for all aspects of Farm Credit Midsouth and reports to the Board of Directors.
In 1984 James began his career with Farm Credit Midsouth as a loan officer in Helena Arkansas. James quickly moved into the role of branch manager after two short years, and has continued to grow and enhance the company while holding vital roles within the organization; Vice President of Internal Review, Vice President of Credit Supervision, Senior Vice President of Field Operations. In 2012 James was named President and CEO. James has spent the majority of his career dealing with the day-to-day operations of the company. While these operations would include sales, marketing, credit analysis, and operations, the primary focus of his job has been in organizing and developing the Association’s branch offices to provide an effective and efficient delivery of products and services through meaningful customer relationships.
James earned his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Economics from the University of Arkansas in 1983, and then graduated from Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University in 1995. James was a member of Class 7 of the University of Arkansas Lead AR program and is a past board member and Paul Harris Fellow of the University Heights Rotary Club.
Shari is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Farm Credit Midsouth. She is primarily responsible for ensuring the Associations financial information is accurately reported to all stakeholders.
She began her career with Farm Credit at the Sixth District Farm Credit Bank in 1987. Since that time she has served as the CFO of Farm Credit Services of Western Arkansas and now with Farm Credit Midsouth.
Shari holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with concentration in Accounting and her MBA with concentration in Leadership and Organizational Management both from Harding University. She has been a licensed CPA in the State of Arkansas since 1993.
Davy Crockett began his career with Farm Credit in 1983 as a loan officer in Jonesboro, Arkansas. In 1986 Davy accepted a position with the Farm Credit Bank of St. Louis and worked with high risk accounts for the District Bank until 1999 when he accepted the position of Vice President of Credit Reviews/ Special Assets, and became the Chief Credit Officer in 2005. He now serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer.
Davy holds a Bachelor and Master of Science in Agriculture from Arkansas State University. Davy is a past board member of the Jonesboro Jaycees and a past alderman for the city of Jonesboro. Davy is a co-founder and coach of the Jonesboro Shooting Stars Youth Trap Team.