Brian Lopata named President & Chief Executive Officer for Farmers Alliance Companies

Brian D. Lopata has been named President and Chief Executive Officer for the Farmers Alliance Companies, effective August 27, 2018. The announcement was made by L. Keith Birkhead, Chairman of the Board. According to Birkhead, “Brian brings extensive experience in the insurance industry to this position, combined with a clear vision for the future of Farmers Alliance. Most of all, read more …

Bluetooth Security Tips

There are billions of Bluetooth devices on the market today. In fact, it is almost harder to find a device that doesn’t have Bluetooth. Over the last several years devices with Bluetooth show up in the following: Phones Cars Computers TVs Headsets Gaming consoles Tablets   Due to implementation of millions of Bluetooth devices in use, malicious security violations are read more …

Employee Spotlight – Morgan Estep (Customer Service)

Morgan Estep is a Customer Service Representative. She began her career at Farmers Alliance on January 2, 2018. “My whole life has consisted of being on the back of a horse. From a young age I would ride around with my dad at his roping’s. My dad was actually the one who got me started in rodeo. He was in read more …

Wellness Committee hosts National Walk at Lunch Day.

The Farmers Alliance Employee Wellness Committee hosted the National Walk at Lunch Day, with 57 employees signing up for the walk — including field staff from Iowa and Kansas City! Participants enjoyed a great lunch and fellowship, as well as a drawing for t-shirts. “Let’s make everyday a walk day!”   For more information on National Walk at Lunch Day, read more …

myFAMI – our customer’s online connection to all things Farmers Alliance

myFAMI, our online portal for policyholders has new options! Through myFAMI, customers can now choose to Go Paperless! — accessing policy documents electronically, and stopping the mailing of paper documents. While it won’t be the choice of all customers, we know that many of our customers have asked for this capability, and will be glad to see it is now read more …

Farmers Alliance Holds 130th Annual Policyholder Meeting

The 130th annual Policyholder Meeting was held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at the company’s home office in McPherson, Kansas. Attended primarily by the company’s Board of Directors, executive management team and several policyholders (others represented by proxy), the group heard from Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. Keith Birkhead. A Treasurer’s Report was provided by W. read more …

The Customer Service Department Goes Back to the 80’s for Customer Service Week.

Customer Service Celebrated at Farmers Alliance The Farmers Alliance Customer Service Department celebrated Customer Service Week in October with an 80’s theme. Various activities were held throughout the week, including a decorating contest, 80’s charades, an 80’s dress up day, 80’s word find and an 80’s Name that Tune competition! Customer Service Representatives assist in underwriting and servicing all types read more …

Frequently Asked Questions About the Equifax Breach

Article from CyberScout.com What happened? Equifax, a consumer credit reporting company, discovered a breach in its online systems that could impact 143 million consumers. When did the breach occur? The breach occurred from mid-May to July and was discovered on July 29. Equifax alerted the public on Sept. 7. What information was involved? Hackers gained access to files with names, read more …

5 Steps to Protect Yourself from the Equifax Breach

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Insured’s Testimonial: “I’m So Thankful for Equipment Breakdown!”

In the very small township of Springfield, South Dakota, lies Koch Insurance. There are other Koch Insurance offices in South Dakota — the main office in Tyndall with two more branches in Tabor and Yankton. Kim Bierema is an agent that works in the Springfield office. Not only is she a Farmers Alliance Agent, she and her husband, Myron, are Farmers read more …