President and Chief Executive Officer
Bill Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Farm Credit Mid-America, a $23-billion agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 farmers, agribusinesses and rural residents in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. He has more than 35 years of financial services experience within the Farm Credit System and has held leadership roles in Farm Credit entities across the country, including the Midwest, Pacific Northwest and New England.
Johnson came to Farm Credit Mid-America in March 2011 from AgriBank in St. Paul, Minn., where he served as Executive Vice President-Chief Risk and Information Officer. He grew up on a small farm in Southern Indiana and worked in his family’s farm supply business. Johnson received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Evansville, a Masters of Business Administration from Gonzaga University and is currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree at Vanderbilt University.
Johnson also serves as Chair of the Farm Credit System President’s Planning Committee and is a member of the Business Practices Committee. He is a board member of Denver-based Farm Credit Council Services and Indianapolis based AgriNovus Indiana. He also serves on the Board of Visitors for the University of Evansville and is active at other universities in speaking and advisory roles.