50 Notable Alumni

Kelly Duitsman Loschen, CPA

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Farm Credit Illinois, Mahomet, Illinois

Associate in Business Administration


Kelly attended Parkland College on the Parkland College Presidential Scholarship (now the Board of Trustees Scholarship) awarded to the top 10% of high school graduates from each district high school. She said, “Parkland College is one of the greatest assets in our community.  The quality of education and facilities that Parkland offers is invaluable. There are so many opportunities available to students both inside and outside the classroom.”

She continued her education after Parkland earning a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2000 and subsequently passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination.

Prior to her role with Farm Credit Illinois, Kelly was with Martin, Hood, Friese & Associates for over 15 years and provided audit, tax, and consulting services to clients in a variety of industries.

Kelly’s community involvement includes being a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Illinois CPA Society, Eastern Chapter; Executive Club of Champaign County; Treasurer of the Champaign-Urbana Schools Foundation and member of Windsor Road Christian Church. She received the Central Illinois Business Magazine 2013 40 Under 40 Award and was the August 2013 chambanamoms.com Mom-to-Know.

Kelly says she “has a passion for improving the financial literacy of our youth through college and career readiness programs.  This involvement has allowed me to stay connected to Parkland College.”