The Edmond Sun

March 22, 2013

Waite completes Career Agents Course


Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — Brandon Waite, Farmers Insurance agent in Oklahoma City, has completed the Career Agents Course at the University of Farmers training facility in Michigan on Feb. 27.

Farmers CEO Jeff Dailey noted that the University is national in scope, and offers training to Farmers’ 15,000 agents and their staff, 500 district managers and 10,000 claims staff year round.

“Brandon completed the five-day Career Agents Course, which is clearly defined and targeted to enhance the professional skills of Farmers’ agents,” explained Annette Thompson, senior vice president of Farmers. “The course gives an agent the ability to learn how to successfully understand the needs of Farmers’ customers and help them choose the right insurance to meet their needs,” Thompson added. “Using professional facilitators and a curriculum that maximizes training effectiveness, this course is a roadmap to success for every agent.”

Farmers Group Inc., a management and holding company, along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Financial Services Group. The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers, Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange, including their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders, and managed by Farmers Group Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information about Farmers, visit its website at www.farmers.com.