Andrew (Andy) Gilbert has a considerable background in agriculture and cooperative governance, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of CoBank. He has served for over 25 years on cooperative boards including Agway, Telmark, Farm Credit East, and Farm Credit Council. He serves currently on the St. Lawrence County Development Study Advisory Board. He has a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Cornell University and has completed the Farm Credit Premiere Governance Series. Andy is a former owner and operator of Adon Farms Operations, LLC, a 1,250-cow dairy operation that also grows corn, and of Adon Farms Real Estate Holdings, LLC, both located in Potsdam, New York. He is a member and former board chair of Farm Credit East, ACA and is a former director of the Farm Credit Council.