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Leadership Team

Melanie Strait-Bok

Melanie Strait-Bok

Senior Vice President of Agricultural Lending in Ohio

Melanie serves as Senior Vice President of Agricultural Lending in Ohio for Farm Credit Mid-America. She leads team members across the state of Ohio in their retail sales efforts. Prior to her current role, Melanie served as Regional Vice President of Agricultural Lending for Northwest Ohio. She has held various roles during her 18 years with Farm Credit Mid-America—serving farmers, rural homeowners, and team members in Ohio and Indiana.

Melanie holds a bachelor’s in Agriculture, Environmental, and Development Economics from The Ohio State University and a master’s of Business Administration from Bluffton University. She is also an active member of Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio Corn and Wheat, Ohio Soybean Association, Northwest Ohio Women in Ag and Farmer Veteran Coalition.

Melanie resides in Northwest Ohio with her husband and two children. They are part-owners of a cash grain farm, Pioneer Seed business and Cone Guard LLC.