Roger Trent Pangle
Roger Pangle has served on the board of directors of the bank since its inception. In 1976, Pangle began his career with Alabama Farmers Cooperative (AFC) as a district sales manager in Northeast Alabama and later was transferred to Decatur as manager of the seed department. He was promoted to director of seeds in the crops, farm and home department in 1978. Pangle was promoted to vice president of crops, farm and home department in 1993 and accepted the position of executive vice president and COO in June 1996. In 2012, Pangle was promoted to CEO of the AFC and serves in that capacity at this time.
Pangle has been active in agriculture service organizations, serving as president of Alabama Seedsmen Association in 1984-1985; president of the Southern Seedsmen Association in 1991; president of the Southern Field Seed Council in 1988; and as president of the Alabama Crop Improvement Association in 1993, 1994 and 1995. He also serves as president of Universal Seed and Supply, Inc. He is a board member of Universal Cooperatives, Inc., in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he served as past chairman. He serves as chairman of the board for BioLogic, LLC, maker of Mossy Oak seed and feed products. He serves as chairman on the Agri-AFC board and is a board member of Cooperative Financial Services, Inc.
Pangle has been active in the Decatur Kiwanis, serving as its president in 1992-1993. He is a past board member of the Alabama Agri-Business Association. He also serves currently as a board member for the State 4-H Foundation.