The Ag Exchange is one more way we bring value to our farm customers. Our goal is to maximize the convenience and efficiency of their banking relationship at Peoples Exchange Bank with a unique combination of products and services designed just for them.
In addition to a complete package of specialized products, we add value through events that combine an opportunity to get together with fellow farmers while hearing from speakers who address current topics of interest in agriculture. Ag Exchange offers travel opportunities that are both enjoyable and educational from an agricultural perspective.
The Ag Exchange Program includes:
There is no membership fee to belong to the Ag Exchange. Please contact our Ag Exchange Coordinator, Randy Wise at 785.527.2213 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Ag Exchange is overseen by our committee of:
- Randy Wise
- Jim Koch
- Melissa Coonrod
- Edmund Rudolph
Our Ag Specialists
Our agri-banking specialists have more than 100 combined years of personal farming experience. They’re not only qualified to provide financial assistance, but have the practical knowledge that only comes from first-hand experience in agriculture. In addition, we have unmatched expertise in the areas of insurance, investments and ag-related software that makes our team uniquely qualified to assist you in the financing of your farming operation.
Jim Koch, President
Jim is a lifetime farmer. Raised near Clyde, Jim, his wife and other family members are still involved with the family farming operation. Jim’s other career (banking) began in 1985 following a short stint with the Farmers Home Administration in Washington, Kansas. Over the years, Jim has served his customers, employees, communities and his alma mater, Kansas State University, tirelessly. email@example.com
Randy Wise, Senior Vice President
Randy is a native of Washington, Kansas and a graduate of Kansas State University. He joined our bank in March of 2008. Randy’s areas of expertise include insurance and investments. Together with his prior banking experience, Randy has a well-rounded knowledge of financial services. firstname.lastname@example.org
Edmund Rudolph, Vice President
Edmund grew up in Belleville, Kansas and is a graduate of Cloud County Community College and Fort Hays State University. He has over 14 years of banking experience and over 10 years of farm experience. Edmund joined Peoples Exchange Bank in 2014. Edmund, his wife Lacie, and family currently reside in Clyde. email@example.com
Tom Baxa, Vice President
Tom is originally from Belleville, Kansas and a graduate of Kansas State University. His lending career started with Farmers Home Administration in Concordia in 1979. Tom has worked for community banks in the Midwest in a variety of roles including commercial and ag lending. Prior to joining Peoples Exchange Bank in October of 2015 he worked as a Senior Credit Analyst and was the Senior Production Ag lender with Cooperative Finance Association in Kansas City Missouri. firstname.lastname@example.org
Samantha Voss, Credit Analyst
Samantha was born and raised in Hastings, Nebraska and grew up showing Angus & Charolais cattle on a national level. Her agricultural finance career began in 2008 with Rabo Agrifinance. She continued her education while working at Rabo and received her Masters in Business Administration degree in 2013 from Wichita State University. Samantha joined Peoples Exchange Bank in 2014 as a Credit Analyst. Samantha and her husband reside around Bruning, Nebraska where they are involved in the family row crop, seed and cattle operation. email@example.com