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Meet the Officers


 Bill Purewal, President 

Bill PurewalBill was born and raised in Selma and currently resides on one of the first ranches his grandfather bought.  He graduated from Fresno State in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business.  He was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity as a student.  He is the owner of PureFresh Sales, a produce marketing company that handles a wide range of fresh fruits and vegetables domestically and internationally


Annie Stuhr, Vice President

Annie StuhrAnnie graduated from Fresno State in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business.  Upon graduating, she began her career at Anderson Clayton in their crop finance department and thus began her understanding and love of agriculture.  She went on to receive her Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in 2007.  She currently works at Central Valley Community Bank as an Agri-Business Relationship Officer. Her volunteer activities have included Common Threads, Valley Small Business Development Corporation, Kerman Covenant Church, Rescue the Children and Ag Lenders Society.


Jim Razor, Treasurer

Jim Razor- Secretary  Jim grew up on a small farm in Exeter, CA and graduated from Exeter High in 1981.  He received a Plant Science degree from Fresno State in 1990 and began his career with J.G. Boswell Company as an agronomist that same year.  His current position as District Manager with J.G. Boswell Company gives him the opportunity to oversee the production of 20,000 acres of Pima cotton, processing tomatoes and safflower.  Jim also serves as a director for the boards of Phytogen Seed Company, California Cotton Growers Association, Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District, Corcoran Community Foundation and the Recreation Association of Corcoran. 


Stanley Kjar, Jr., Secretary 

Stanley KjarRaised on a farm in Kingsburg, Stanley graduated from Fresno State in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business.  He is currently a Senior Vice President at Pearson Realty, with offices in Fresno, Visalia and Bakersfield.  Prior to Pearson, he served as the Vice President and Operations Manager for Kings Equipment Company, Inc., his family-owned farm equipment business.  The family business was sold in late 2009, and shortly thereafter Stanley decided to obtain his real estate broker’s license and join Pearson Realty.  He specializes in the representation of buyers and sellers of farm real estate and agri-business organizations.  Stanley is a strong advocate for agriculture in the San Joaquin Valley.   He is a member of Class 45 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program, and volunteers regularly at fundraising events for the program.


Ken Ramos, Past President 

Ken RamosKen graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Business Management with a concentration in Finance.  He began his banking career in 1988 as a loan officer followed by a senior relationship manager in 2000.  He moved to Wells Fargo in 2004 as a business banking manager and was promoted to region area manager in 2007.  He has been the business banking president for the central division since 2010.  Ken currently serves on the board for the foundation of Central schools and the Workforce Investment Board of Fresno.  He and his wife and their two children live in Fresno.