About CoBank

Board of Directors

J. Less Guthrie

Less GuthrieLess Guthrie owns and operates Guthrie Ranches, a cow/calf and stocker cattle ranch and a diversified farming operation in Porterville, California. Mr. Guthrie is a member of Farm Credit West, ACA. Mr. Guthrie became a director of the former U.S. AgBank in 1997 and joined the CoBank board in 2012. He is a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Guthrie sits on the board of the Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation and is the immediate past chair. He is vice chair of the Farm Credit System Coordinating Committee.

He serves on the board of directors of Guthrie Investment Co., Inc. and the California Cattlemen’s Association. He is a partner in McGruder Partners. He has a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from the University of California-Davis.

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