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Patrick Faga Named NAMIC’s 2008 Professional Farm Mutual Manager of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 3, 2008) – The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) awarded Patrick Faga, president/CEO, Central Iowa Mutual Insurance Association, Story, Iowa, the Professional Farm Mutual Manager of the Year Award during NAMIC's annual convention held Sept. 28 – Oct. 1 in Philadelphia.

The award recognizes the achievements of a farm mutual manager who exemplifies 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 state and national associations, and in the local community.

Under Faga's guidance, the Central Iowa Mutual Insurance Association has seen dramatic improvement, including a 21 percent increase in written premium; a 152 percent surplus increase; and a 19 percent expense ratio reduction.

Sixteen others receive PFMM designation at the ceremony in Philadelphia

  • Colleen Anderson
    Corn Belt Mutual Insurance Company
    Jackson, Minn.
  • Susan Chiovitti
    Litchfield Mutual Fire Insurance Co.
    Litchfield, Conn.
  • James Clarke
    Norwegian Mutual Insurance Association
    Decorah, Iowa
  • Larry Cook
    Frontier Mutual Insurance Company
    Lincoln, Ill.
  • Deb Geuther
    Mendota Mutual Insurance Company
    Mendota, Ill.
  • Scott Krum
    McMillan Warner Mutual Insurance Company
    Marshfield, Wis.
  • Ronald Lahr
    Buena Vista Mutual Insurance Association
    Storm Lake, Iowa
  • Connie Peterson
    Preferred Mutual Insurance Company
    Tina, Mo.
  • Renee Quinn
    RVOS Farm Mutual Insurance Company
    Temple, Texas
  • Harlan Rise
    Halstad Mutual Fire Insurance Company
    Halstad, Minn.
  • Mark Splinter
    Wausau-Stettin Mutual Insurance Company
    Wausau, Wis.
  • Jason Svanda
    Randolph Mutual Insurance Company
    Steeleville, Ill.
  • Gary Swearingen
    Has San Lake Mutual Insurance Company
    Buffalo, Minn.
  • Jeffrey Wilson
    State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company
    Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Martin Wynn
    Meramec Valley Mutual Insurance Company
    Dittmer, Mo.
  • Margaret Zabel
    McPherson Minnesota Lake Mutual Insurance Company
    St. Clair, Minn.

For further information, contact
Nancy Grover
Director - Media Relations
(202) 628-1558 Tel
(202) 628-1601 Fax
ngrover@namic.org

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2008 12:00:00 AM. Modified: Monday, October 06, 2008 9:37:02 AM.

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