INDIANAPOLIS (September 19, 2011) – The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) recognized Douglas Fincannon, president, Alamance Farmers’ Mutual Insurance company, Graham, N.C., as the association’s Professional Farm Mutual Manager of the Year. Fincannon was presented with the award at the NAMIC Farm Mutual Conference Annual Business Meeting today at NAMIC’s 116th annual convention.
The award, created in 2002, recognizes the achievements of a farm mutual manager who dedicates himself/herself to excellence in mutual insurance company management. The recipient is selected based on excellence in marketing, administration, and financial ability as well as his/her involvement in national and state associations in his/her local community.
Fincannon, who was also named FMC board chairman today and will sit on NAMIC’s board of directors, has more than 13 years of experience in the industry, beginning as an agent with Alamance Farmers’ Mutual. He has been an integral part in the success of the insurance company, working tirelessly in preparing the company for the future through technology, product development, and forward thinking. Through the years, Fincannon has spearheaded the growth of the company from a six-county service area/property-insurance-only insurance writer to a statewide multiline carrier.
He also serves as secretary for the North Carolina Association of Mutual Insurance Companies and has served on his county’s board of commissioners as well has holding various positions in other local organizations.
Contact: Brent Bahler
Vice President of Public Affairs