Terry L. Hinds is Senior Vice President, Business Lending and Corporate Relations at 1st Farm Credit Services. In his current role, he is responsible for capital markets, agribusiness, trade credit, leasing, mission related investment, and corporation relations. Terry grew up on a farm in Coles County where he was very active in 4-H and the family farming operation. His family is deeply rooted in Illinois agriculture and still owns and operates the first Illinois farm the family purchased in 1848. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in agricultural economics and University of Wisconsin’s Graduate School of Banking. He has spent more than 33 years in various positions with in the farm credit system including AgriBank, Farm Credit Bank of St. Louis and several Illinois farm credit associations.