Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT, PBC Announces Bill Stoddart as CEO and Christopher Zuehlsdorff as COO
Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT
EVANSTON, IL, July 28, 2022.
Iroquois Valley is proud to announce the hiring of William “Bill” Stoddart as CEO, effective July 11th, 2022, and Christopher Zuehlsdorff as COO, effective July 25th, 2022. The Board of Directors undertook a six-month nationwide search to identify these new senior management team members. Dr. Stephen Rivard, the Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, expressed enthusiasm recognizing that “the addition of Bill and Chris to the team is one of the most important accomplishments of our Company. Bill is well-known in the organic and regenerative agriculture industry and will be instrumental in maintaining Iroquois Valley’s position as an industry leader. Chris’ investment management experience will add a critical piece of infrastructure to the team. “
Speaking about his new role, Mr. Stoddart shared, “I am both energized by the work and excited to explore how Iroquois Valley can continue to inspire positive changes in our food systems to improve human health and the health of our ecosystems.” Mr. Zuehlsdorff added, “I am excited to join Iroquois Valley and work with a talented team of people who are committed to transforming the food system.”
We look forward to continuing to connect independent organic and transitioning farmers and mission-aligned investors under the leadership of Bill and Chris. We want to thank Andy Ambriole, our Interim CEO, for his stellar guidance over the past seven months. Andy stepped down effective July 11th, 2022 but will continue to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors and will remain a senior advisor to the Company. He will continue to play an active role on the management team, particularly supporting Bill and Chris during the transition period.
Please reach out to Donna Holmes, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations with comments and questions at email@example.com.
About Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT, PBC
Iroquois Valley is a regenerative finance company that provides land security and financial products to organic farmers by raising capital from mission-driven investors. Iroquois Valley offers long-term leases, mortgage lending, and operating lines of credit to organic and transitioning farmers and ranchers throughout the United States. The company has equity and debt investment options and works with a large network of financial advisors