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Welcome to the Team

Cape Fear Farm Credit welcomes four new team members to serve agriculture and their customers within Southeastern North Carolina. To learn more about careers at Cape Fear Farm Credit, visit our careers page.

Temperance Brown

Temperance is excited to join the Cape Fear Farm Credit team as a loan assistance in Whiteville to help borrowers as much as possible. “I love to watch people be able to succeed in what they are trying to accomplish and being a part of that feels amazing,” she said. So far, she has loved her time at CFFC and been able to experience first-hand the welcoming nature of the team. “It has shown me how much they truly care for their community. It is a great family environment and I cannot wait to see what my future holds working with this amazing company,” Temperance said. Growing up in the Clinton and Bladenboro areas, Temperance became familiar with the farming community and developed an appreciation for their hard work and how they made her feel like family. Currently living in Bladenboro, she raises her 5 year old son, Nolan with her husband, Blake.

Craig Faircloth

Craig Faircloth comes to us with over 20 years of customer service experience and 15 years in financial related services. Craig will serve Duplin County members as a loan officer in the Kenansville branch. Currently residing in Clinton on what was his grandparent’s family farm, Craig has fond memories of growing up on the farm. “As a child I remember going to ‘milk the cow’ with my grandfather (Jim Parker) and uncle (Bill Parker) as well as getting eggs out of the chicken coop with my grandma (Sally Bell Parker),” Craig recalls. Today, cows are in his backyard and he is surrounded by family who also live on the farm. He enjoys fishing with his children in the same pond he fished in as a child. With agricultural roots and valuable experience, we are excited to have Craig join the team. He says that he is looking forward to getting to know the customers that make up the CFFC family. “I look forward to forging strong relationships with existing customers while helping the next generation of farmers meet their financial needs,” he shared.

Gail Butler

Gail Butler loves getting to know new people and making lasting friendships. This passion is part of why she is excited to be at Cape Fear Farm Credit. Gail is joining the Cape Fear Farm Credit team as a loan assistant in the Clinton branch. “I’m looking forward to working with a great team and excited about helping existing and new clients out as much as I can,” she said. Gail has long been a apart of the farming community with many friends and families who are full-time farmers and growing up in the Sampson County area. She has also worked for agricultural companies in the past, including Prestage and Smithfield.

Anna Craft

Currently living in Leland, Anna Craft grew up on her family’s farm in Maple Hill. Anna is joining the Cape Fear Farm Credit family in the Burgaw branch. She is no stranger to Cape Fear Farm Credit as it was CFFC that provided her dad with his first loan over 30 years ago to build poultry houses that are located behind the house that Anna grew up in. Anna says that she has witnessed farmers struggle during financial hardships. “I understand the importance that financial institutions, such as Cape Fear Farm Credit, provide to our local community members,” she said.

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