Release date: 2/19/2016
Courtney Tarvin has been named Marketing Coordinator with Central Kentucky Ag Credit. Her work with the association will include facilitation and coordination of the cooperative’s many marketing and communication activities.
Courtney is a native of Mt. Olivet, KY in Robertson County and she has a strong background in agriculture andcommunications. Prior to assuming the Ag Credit marketing position, Courtney was Marketing Manager with S.J. Neathawk Lumber Company in Lewisburg,West Virginia.
Ms. Courtney was raised on the 600-acre family farm in Robertson County, an operation that featured a 200-head cow/calf operation and production of 20 acres of Burley tobacco. As a high school student, she was active as a member and officer in 4-H and FFA, where she showed cattle, lambs, hogs and goats. She was also President of the Bracken County FFA, and Regional President of the Licking River FFA.
Courtney earned her degree in Agricultural Communications at the Ohio State University
in Columbus, where she attended under the auspices of academic and livestock judging
scholarships Prior to that time, she earned her Associates Degree in Agriculture from Blinn
College in Brenham, TX, which she attended under the auspices of a livestock judging
She was also a member of the Saddle & Sirloin Club, and Collegiate Cattle Women of Ohio State. Courtney has been involved in livestock judging throughout her high school and
college careers, and she placed 6th Overall at the Senior Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest,
which is the most important senior-level judging contest in the nation. Ms. Tarvin also served
internships at the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association; Hinton Mills at Mayslick, KY; and with the
News Room of the North American International Livestock Exposition.
Courtney has one sister, Allison, who is a student at Oklahoma State University. Their
parents are Eric and Karen Tarvin.
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