Agriculture Advisory Council

The Agriculture Advisory Council consists of 12 members throughout the district who represent diverse agriculture and agribusiness interests from citrus, cotton, timber, dairy, and row crop farming to cattle, rice, and grain exporting. Council members offer the Atlanta Fed their unique perspectives on current and projected economic conditions.

Photo of the 2022 Agriculture Advisory Council

Left to right: James (Jimmy) Sanford, Donna Jo Curtis, and Gaylon Lawrence (first row); Gray Skipper, Larkin Martin, and Lorraine Bertrand (second row); Ed Henderson, Kevin Adams, and David Bertrand (third row). Not Pictured: Mike Giles, George Hamner, and Robert Thomas (photo by Rose Maness)

Kevin D. Adams
President and Chief Executive Officer
CGB Enterprises Inc.
Covington, LA

David Bertrand
Owner/Partner
Bertrand Rice LLC
Elton, LA

Lorraine Bertrand
Owner/Partner
Bertrand Rice LLC
Elton, LA

Donna Jo Curtis
Owner/Operator
Curtis Farm
Athens, AL

Mike Giles
President
Georgia Poultry Federation
Gainesville, GA

George F. Hamner Jr.
President
Indian River Exchange Packers Inc.
Vero Beach, FL

Ed Henderson
Owner
Shenandoah Dairy
Live Oak, FL

Gaylon Lawrence
Partner
The Lawrence Group
Nashville, TN

Larkin Martin
Managing Partner
Martin Farms
Courtland, AL

James H. Sanford
Chairman of the Board
HOME Place Farms
Prattville, AL

Gray Skipper
Vice President
Scotch Plywood Company Inc.
Fulton, AL

Robert M. Thomas
President
Two Rivers Ranch Inc.
Thonotosassa, FL