Board of Directors Election Results
For Immediate Release
Nora Nolden, Communications Consultant
[email protected] or (651) 245-6804
Bosma, Buhrow and Travis Elected to Compeer Financial Board of Directors
Sun Prairie, Wis., (October 24, 2023) – Compeer Financial, a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the results of its 2023 Board of Director election. Member-owners elected Rod Bosma of Rushmore, Minn.; Allyn Buhrow of Ashton, Ill.; and Tracy Travis of Cambridge, Wis. to serve on the cooperative’s Board of Directors. Bosma and Buhrow were incumbent candidates in the election, and Travis is a newly-elected Director.
ROD BOSMA operates Bosma Farms in Rushmore, Minn., a diversified family farm producing corn, soybeans, hay, cattle and hogs. Bosma serves on Compeer Financial’s Audit and Finance, and Young, Beginning and Small Farmer Committees. He is also a member of the Rushmore Fire and Rescue Department.
ALLYN BUHROW is a self-employed corn and soybean farmer in Ashton, Ill., farming in partnership with his family and parents. He also operates a seed sales agency, serving growers and landowners in Lee and Ogle counties. Buhrow serves on Compeer Financial’s Enterprise Risk, Legislative Affairs, and Young, Beginning, Small Farmer Committees.
TRACY TRAVIS operates S&T Farms in Cambridge, Wis., producing corn, soybeans and wheat alongside her husband and parents. The family also operates S&T Ag, an agronomy service business. Travis is the founder and CEO of ImpacTT Collective.
The Compeer Financial Board of Directors sets business direction and monitors and evaluates operations, all while taking into consideration client needs, the changing marketplace and Compeer’s commitment to serving agriculture and rural America. Elections took place via mailed ballots in September and October. Directors are elected across Compeer’s three regions, which follow state boundaries for the 144 counties the organization serves in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In total, there are 15 members of the Board; 12 of whom are elected by member-owners, and three of whom are appointed by the Board to offer additional expertise and insights.
Additionally, 24 candidates were elected to a one-year term on the Nominating Committee, which is responsible for identifying, evaluating and nominating suitable candidates for Director positions and future Nominating Committee positions.
Learn more about the newly elected Directors and find a list of the Nominating Committee on the Compeer Financial election information page at compeer.com/elections.
About Compeer Financial
Compeer Financial is a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving and supporting agriculture and rural communities. The $30.5 billion organization provides loans, leases, risk management and other financial services throughout 144 counties in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Based in the Upper Midwest, Compeer Financial exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America, while providing personalized service and expertise to clients and the agriculture industry.
Compeer Financial is the third largest cooperative of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of lending institutions supporting agriculture and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. Learn more about Compeer Financial.