Jeffrey S. Hall
Chairman of the Board
Jeffery S. Hall is Chairman of the Board of Directors of FCSIC. He was elected to this position on November 29, 2016. Mr. Hall has served on the FCSIC Board and on the FCA Board since his appointment by President Barack Obama on March 17, 2015. He is serving a term that expires on October 13, 2018.
Before coming to FCSIC and FCA, Mr. Hall was president of The Capstone Group, an association management and consulting firm that he cofounded in 2009. From 2001 to 2009, he was the State Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Kentucky. In that role, he was responsible for farm program and farm loan program delivery and compliance.
From 1994 to 2001, Mr. Hall served as assistant to the dean of the University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, advising the dean on state and federal legislative activities and managing a statewide economic development initiative called Ag-Project 2000.
Mr. Hall also served as a senior staff member in the office of U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell from 1988 to 1994. During that time, he was the Legislative Assistant for Agriculture, accountable for internal and external issue management.
Before joining Senator McConnell’s staff, Mr. Hall served on the staff of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation. Over his 30-year career in agriculture, he has held leadership positions in the following nonprofits: the Kentucky Agricultural Council, the Agribusiness Industry Network, the Louisville Agricultural Club, the Kentucky Agricultural Water Quality Authority, and the Governor’s Commission on Family Farms.
Mr. Hall was raised on a family farm in southern Indiana, which has been in his family for nearly 200 years. He is currently a partner in the farm with his mother and sister. Mr. Hall received a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University.