Farmers Alliance Promotes Natalie Collins

NATALIE COLLINS NAMED VICE PRESIDENT, ENTERPRISE PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE (EPMO) AND INNOVATION FOR FARMERS ALLIANCE COMPANIES MCPHERSON, KANSAS — Natalie Collins has been promoted to Vice President, Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) & Innovation, effective immediately. As Vice President, and a member of the Corporate Leadership Team, Natalie will continue to work closely with leadership to move strategy to execution, read more …

2021 Annual report

The 2021 Annual Report is now available. 2021 was a challenging but exciting year at Farmers Alliance and our Annual Report tells the story of how we navigated unexpected change, exceeded expectations, and delivered on our promises. Click the image below to read the report. read more …

KAIA Honors Industry Professionals

Farmers Alliance representatives recently attended and exhibited at the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents’ (KAIA) Annual Convention in Wichita, Kansas. The KAIA Convention attracts agency owners and executives from independent agencies all over Kansas to network with other insurance professionals and learn about the latest industry trends. read more …

The Importance of Timing

By Celeste Gawanda, Farmers Alliance Underwriter Associate In March of 1981, there were several lives changed forever. This is a story of a woman’s struggle to become a mother and her love for the little girl that would make her one. A story about my adoption. In 1981 after eight years of struggling to conceive due to a birth defect, read more …

Ernie Weeks Joins Farmers Alliance Board of Directors

Ernest W. “Ernie” Weeks has been elected as a Director for the Farmers Alliance Companies, effective August 14, 2021. Weeks joins the Farmers Alliance team, providing guidance, direction and oversight for the Companies’ property and casualty insurance operations. According to Brian Lopata, President and Chief Executive Officer, “I am extremely pleased that Ernie has joined our Board of Directors. Having read more …

Insurance Checklist

Have you made life changes such as bought new furniture, built an addition to your home, bought a car, or even had your teen become a legal driver? Life is constantly changing. Make sure your insurance reflects those changes to take care of the people you love! Tell your agent about home improvements. Have you expanded your home? New additions read more …

Claims Adjuster Comes Full Circle

Rich Cunningham, a Senior Claims Adjuster in north central Kansas, has worked at Farmers Alliance for close to 40 years. Starting on September 1st, 1982, Rich began his career working as a Claims Adjuster. “A lot has changed over the years,” said Cunningham. “I started out with no cell phone or computer.  We used Polaroid 320 cameras and recorders that read more …

Blaes-Kniebel Donates Time at Youth Fair

Giving back to our communities is something that is promoted here at Farmers Alliance. Doing just that was Shannon Blaes-Kniebel did by volunteering at her local fair. Having grown up and participated in the Cherryvale Youth Fair, Kniebel understands the many lessons offered. It’s at this fair that beginner participants can learn the important aspects of education of various projects, read more …

FAMI Employee Tami Gossett gives back

Hometown proud. That is what Farmers Alliance is. We are especially proud of one of our employees who gives many volunteer hours to make a difference in her community. Meet Tami Gossett.  Tami Gossett has volunteered most of her life. A 14- year employee who works in Underwriting, Tami began her service throughout McPherson by the volunteer initiative that Farmers Alliance provided. She is currently serving on the United Way Board of Directors for McPherson County and personally leads the Community read more …

“Cows for a Cause” Raises Money for Local United Way

PRESS RELEASE FROM UNITED WAY OF MCPHERSON COUNTY January 22, 2021 For Immediate Release McPherson, KS –Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance employees have set a record for giving to United Way of McPherson County’s annual campaign. The employees pledged $64,615 to the United Way, and Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance matched those pledges dollar-for-dollar for a grand total of $129,230 –an all-time read more …