CPCU Conferment in San Diego

The 2018 CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) Conferment took place in San Diego, October 13th. FAMI Employees receiving their CPCU Designation are: Carri Brobst (I.T.), Amberle Fowler (Underwriting), Ashly Goering (I.T.) , Julie Miller (Claims), and Chris Mines (Product Management). Congratulations to all on their accomplishment! read more …

Farmers Alliance Employees Support WACCC with Creative Contest

MCPHERSON, KANSAS — Farmers Alliance employees recently crowned employee Zack Lock, Application Programmer, as the 2018 FAMI “Prince of Pink” in a special ceremony at the Home Office. Lock was one of six employees who volunteered to compete for the title by raising funds for McPherson’s Women And Children Combatting Cancer (WACCC). All combined, the 6 potential “Princes” collected $3,503.76 read more …

myFAMI Update: Claims Experience Surveys

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Your identity is as valuable as the cash in your pocket. Protect it!

At Farmers Alliance, we want to help you protect your property AND your identity! Your identity is valuable, and recovering from an identity theft can be difficult and costly. A first step toward protecting identity theft is by assessing your risk. Through our partners at Cyber Scout, you can evaluate your risk quickly and easily. It’s called your ID RiskCompass, read more …

Farmers Alliance Gives Back!

As a Farmers Alliance customer, we want you to be proud of the company you trust for your insurance protection. One way that we work to earn your trust is by supporting the communities where we live and work. Farmers Alliance is headquartered in McPherson, Kansas, a community of about 14,000 situated right in the center of the country. This read more …

Distracted Driving is a Growing Risk — let’s stop it NOW!

You’ve seen them, the videos and commercials warning about the dangers of texting and driving. But do you REALLY pay attention? The danger is actually from any type of DISTRACTED DRIVING, and the danger is very, very real. While teen drivers are more susceptible to this due to their lack of experience, ALL drivers are at risk. Here are some read more …

Keith Birkhead receives 2018 “Ad Astra” award from Kansas Association of Property and Casualty Insurance Companies

Keith Birkhead, Chairman of the Board for the Farmers Alliance Companies, was recently honored by the Kansas Association of Property and Casualty Insurance Companies (KAPCIC) for his service to the industry and the state. Annually, KAPCIC recognizes one individual who has been a long-standing, positive influence on the Kansas insurance industry. For 2018, the award was presented to Keith Birkhead. read more …

Farmers Alliance Welcomes New President Brian Lopata

Farmers Alliance Welcomes New President Brian Lopata August 15th, 2018, was a very special day for Farmers Alliance. As we marked our 130th year of protecting our policyholders, our 12th President, Brian Lopata, was welcomed to the FAMI-ly. Brian will begin his duties as President & CEO on August 27th, but this special celebration allowed he and his family (Betsy, read more …

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 …