Natasha provides leadership of Retail Offices in Indiana for Farm Credit Mid-America as a Regional Vice President of Ag Lending, leading an almost $1 billion portfolio.
Farm Credit Mid-America is part of Farm Credit, a nationwide network of borrower-owned lending institutions and specialized service organizations that provides more than $300 billion in loans, leases, and related services to farmers, ranchers, rural homeowners, aquatic producers, timber harvesters, agribusinesses, and agricultural and rural utility cooperatives.
Natasha currently serves on the Indiana Corn Marketing Council Board of Directors, serving corn farmers around the state as the board oversees the checkoff program in Indiana. Natasha also serves on the Purdue Center for Commercial Ag Advisory Board, the Indiana Department of Ag Advisory Board, Indiana Certified Livestock Producers Advisory Board, Ag Alumni Seeds Board of Directors, and Ivy Tech Lafayette Campus Board of Trustees. Most recently, Natasha was named to the Wabash Heartland Innovation Board of Directors, working with staff, industry professionals and producers, to develop a global epicenter of digital agriculture in the Midwest using smart Internet of Things ( loT) platforms. In 2020, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch appointed Natasha to serve on the Indiana Grown Commission, helping Indiana Farmers to have greater markets for their products.
The Cox family owns and operates a corn and soybean farm in Northwest Indiana where they represented farmers across Indiana as a Featured Farm Family – advocating for agriculture during the 2018 Indiana State Fair. Natasha received her Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in Agriculture Economics. In 2019, Natasha received the distinguished APEX award from the Department of Agriculture Economics and the Purdue Extension Women in Ag Award. Additionally, she is a graduate of the Farm Credit Leadership College. In 2014, 2015 and 2019, Natasha accompanied the Lt. Governor on Trade Missions for Indiana Agriculture visiting Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Mexico and China.
Natasha and her husband, Brent, reside in Benton County, Ind., where they farm corn and soybeans while raising their three children, Brody (12), Alex (9), and Lydia (3).