Dave Armstrong formerly served on our Advisory Council on Agriculture, Small Business and Labor. He is the chief executive officer of GreenStone Farm Credit, with over 25 years of experience with Farm Credit Services (FCS) in Michigan. He started 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 chief executive officer of FCS of East Central Michigan and served in that role until 1999 when the four organizations in Michigan merged to form GreenStone Farm Credit Services. Armstrong served as the executive vice president of customer delivery until being named chief executive officer effective January 2, 2009. He currently serves on the boards of directors for the Michigan FFA Foundation, Michigan Livestock Expo and Rural Partners of Michigan and is a former Board Member of the Michigan State University's College of Ag and Natural Resources Alumni Association. Armstrong completed the Graduate School of Banking program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds a B.S. in animal science from Michigan State University.