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Tom TracyTom Tracy
President & Chief Executive Officer

Tom has more than 20 years of banking experience at three different financial institutions. He received his undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and a master's degree in business administration from Eastern Illinois University. Tom and his wife, Erin, reside in rural Piatt County with their two children, Alex and Maggie.


Aaron JohnsonAaron Johnson
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Aaron is a native of New Holland, Illinois. He obtained his Bachelors Degree in Organizational Business Management from Illinois State University. He joined the Farm Credit System in 1985. Aaron and his wife, Debbie, have three grown children, and live in Monticello, Illinois.


Steve CarsonSteve Carson
Senior Vice President & Chief Credit Officer

Steve Carson was raised on a livestock and grain farm near Monroe City, Missouri.  He  earned a bachelor of science degree in Agriculture from the University of Missouri.  Steve began his career as a Field Representative for the Federal Land Bank of St. Louis and has worked for Farm Credit his entire career.  Steve and his wife, Dianne, live in Mahomet and have three grown sons, Brandon, Scott and Michael.


Ryan BergRyan Berg
Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer

Ryan began his Farm Credit Illinois career in 1999 as a Loan Accounting Administrator.  He obtained his bachelor degree in Finance from the University of Illinois and also holds a CPA certificate. Ryan has a son, Alec, and resides in Mahomet, Illinois. ​​


Steve RaySteve Ray,
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Steve has almost 30 years experience in finance and accounting, having worked more than a third of that time within the Farm Credit System. He received his bachelor degree in business, majoring in accountancy, from Eastern Illinois University and is a CPA. Steve and his wife, Tammy, reside in Champaign, Illinois.


Kelly LoschenKelly Loschen,
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Kelly is a native to Champaign County and has over 20 years accounting experience, including 15 years in public practice. She has an Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Administration from Parkland College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, and is a licensed CPA.  Kelly resides in Champaign with her 2 daughters.


Bob RhodeBob Rhode
Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Bob grew up on a grain farm near Piper City before earning his bachelor's degree in agricultural economics and law degree at the University of Illinois. Bob has over 20 years experience in private practice as an attorney and has served as Farm Credit Illinois' general counsel since 2014. Bob and his wife, Rebekah, have three children. and reside in Morton, Illinois.