Bader Rutter: Named agency of record for Compeer Financial

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MILWAUKEE — Bader Rutter has been named agency of record for Compeer Financial™, the member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving agriculture and rural communities in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

In 2017, 1st Farm Credit Services, AgStar Financial Services and Badgerland Financial joined together as Compeer Financial, creating one of the largest cooperatives in the Farm Credit system. The company is headquartered in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, and supports a network of member-owned lending institutions that serve agriculture and rural communities.

“We’re proud of the services we offer our rural communities and are poised to grow,” said John Monson, Compeer Financial chief mission and marketing officer. “As we continue to introduce our brand and services to our clients and market, we’re excited to partner with Bader Rutter. They provide an excellent combination of full-service capabilities, expertise and bench strength to augment our internal marketing team and expertise.”

Bader Rutter, founded in 1974, is the nation’s largest agricultural marketing agency and remains independent and employee-owned. The agency’s experience includes work in agriculture, technology, manufacturing, insurance and financial services, home and office furnishings, associations, and a client roster that includes Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™; Zoetis; Kent Nutrition Group; The Standard; Sauder Furniture; InEight; Case IH; Northwestern Mutual; ORBIS and more.

“Compeer Financial is a perfect partner for us at Bader Rutter,” said Greg Nickerson, chairman. “We come from cooperative roots and the heart of the rural communities they represent. It is a welcome addition to the Bader Rutter client roster to now represent the financial services so important to our clients’ customers.”

About Bader Rutter
Bader Rutter is an integrated marketing services agency headquartered in Milwaukee, with additional offices in Chicago and Lincoln, Nebraska. Learn more at Follow BR on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and the BR Blog.

About Compeer Financial
Compeer Financial is a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving and supporting agriculture and rural communities. The $18.5 billion organization provides loans, leases, risk management and other financial services throughout 144 counties in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Based in the Upper Midwest, Compeer Financial exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America while providing personalized service and expertise to clients and the agriculture industry.

Compeer Financial is the third-largest cooperative of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of lending institutions supporting agriculture and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. For more information about Compeer Financial, visit