Paula serves as an Agricultural Credit Analyst at First Bank & Trust in Harrisonburg. She is a 2011 graduate of Virginia Tech where she received a B.S. in Agricultural and Applied Economics and a minor in Dairy Science. Paula grew up on a dairy and beef cattle farm in Rockingham County and serves as Co-Chair of the Rockingham County Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Rancher’s Committee. She and her husband are self-proclaimed “foodies” and enjoy cooking and traveling in their spare time.
Quote regarding her participation in VALOR: "I am looking forward to learning more about the diversity of Virginia's agriculture industry. I am honored to be a part of the VALOR program."