Peter Hallowell joins Smith’s Farm
Smith’s Farm, a leading East Coast grower-shipper of broccoli, cauliflower and potatoes marketed under the Stag brand, announced the hiring of Peter Hallowell as chief financial officer. Hallowell’s established career in finance and the ag industry makes him a perfect fit for the Smith family businesses.
Hallowell, who grew up on a seed potato farm in northern Maine, has an MBA with a concentration in economics and finance from the University of Maine. He started his career in banking in the early 1990s and managed the Northern Maine Region for Farm Credit East, ACA for 23 years. He serves as chair of the Presque Isle Downtown Revitalization Committee as well as on the Presque Isle Regional Technical Center and the UMPI Ag Advisory Committee. He is president of the Northern Maine Ag Foundation.
Hallowell has two daughters – Christina, who lives in Quincy, MA, and Angela, who lives in Poland, ME. He and his wife, Athena, look forward to working with the Smith family in both Presque Isle, ME, and St. Augustine, FL.