Dave Armstrong serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of GreenStone Farm Credit Services. He reports directly to the association’s board of directors and provides executive leadership to GreenStone. He is charged with effectively managing the association to fulfill its vision and mission. This includes planning, organizing, and insuring proper controls are in place that optimizes the utilization of financial, physical, technical, and human resources in support of the vision and mission of the association.
Armstrong has more than 30 years of experience with Farm Credit Services (FCS) in Michigan. He began his Farm Credit career as a loan officer for the Production Credit Association of Southeastern Michigan in 1981. In 1985 he transferred to FCS of East Central Michigan and assumed a branch manager role until 1993, when he was promoted to vice president of sales and marketing.
In 1996, he was named the CEO of East Central Michigan and served in that role until 1999 when the four Farm Credit associations in Michigan merged to form GreenStone. He served as the executive vice president of customer delivery until being named CEO effective January 2, 2009.
Armstrong is a graduate of Michigan State University (MSU) where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science. He also completed the Graduate School of Banking program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is active in the local community, and currently serves on the board of directors for the Michigan Livestock Expo, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee, and Great Lakes Leadership Academy at the MSU college of Agriculture and Natural Resources.