Agriculture Advisory Council

The Agriculture Advisory Council is made up of 13 members throughout the district who represent diverse agriculture and agribusiness interests from citrus, cotton, timber, 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.

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
Resource Fiber LLC
Cullman, AL

Mike Giles
Georgia Poultry Federation
Gainesville, GA

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

Bart Krisle
Chief Executive Officer
Tennessee Farmers Cooperative
LaVergne, TN

Gaylon Lawrence
The Lawrence Group
Nashville, TN

Larkin Martin
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

John D. Williams
President and Chief Executive Officer
Zen-Noh Grain Corporation
Mandeville, LA