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Farmers Insurance names 54 agents and 25 district managers from the Central Zone to prestigious Presidents Council.

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2014 Central Zone Presidents Council Announced

Los Angeles, Calif. (April 10, 2014) – Farmers Insurance, the Los Angeles-based, multiline insurer, announced it has named 54 local agents and 25 district managers from the Central Zone to its prestigious Presidents Council.

The elite group of agents and district managers was selected to the Presidents Council based on a number of criteria, including their excellence in providing best in class service, their consistent top-ranked business performance and their commitment to furthering the goals and ideals of the Farmers organization. As members of the Presidents Council, they will serve as direct liaisons with their peers across the country and act as an important sounding board to the leadership of the national insurer.

“I want to congratulate all of the agents and district managers who have been selected to the Presidents Council. On behalf of the thousands of Farmers agents, district managers and employees, we are proud to bestow this honor to all of these talented individuals,” said Todd Brooks, Head of Exclusive Agent Distribution in the Central Zone for Farmers Insurance. “These outstanding leaders are truly the best of the best.  We sincerely appreciate all that these agents and district managers do for our customers and our organization."

The agents and district managers from the Central Zone named to the Presidents Council include:


Agent State
Cary McDaniel Alabama
Patrick Burton Arkansas
David Stansfield Colorado
Robert Gibson Colorado
Kristyn Cline Colorado
Curtis Corrado Colorado
Larry Johnson IA/ND/SD
Sandra Cavoto Illinois
Albert Dyduch Illinois
Raul Hernandez Illinois
Al Candos Illinois
Gabriela Reyna Illinois
Zachary Breneman Indiana
David Damme Kansas
Matt North     Kansas
Aaron Pietila Michigan
Krystell Theisen Escobar Minnesota
Scott Uram Minnesota
Ted Ault Minnesota
Jay Greco Missouri
Gregory Olinger Missouri
Ryan Wolk Missouri
Sandy Widmer MT/WY
Lisa Powell Nebraska
Lance Juett Nebraska
Sam Chapman Ohio
Alan Davis Ohio
Taylor Neuschwander Oklahoma
Paul Harrington Oklahoma
John Willeford Oklahoma
Mark Tomlinson Oklahoma
Chris Ingram Tennessee
Donny Vu Tennessee
Jim Cline II Tennessee
Pippa Wiley Texas
David Sewell Texas
Stephanie Waterman Texas
Cynthia Cardenas Texas
Angela Johnson Texas
Harry Dao Texas
Sammy McKamie Texas
Cynthia Irvin Texas
Jeffrey Honeycutt Texas
Stephen Catlin Texas
Nadia Cortes Texas
Richard Salinas Texas
Joe Wimpee Texas
Sam Schlehuber Texas
Tommy Potts Texas
Michael Berg Texas
Terry Ray Texas
Daniela Soto Texas
Paul McGarrell Utah
Day Clark Utah
John Volgren Wisconsin
District Manager State
Bob Ratkovich Arizona
Matthew Smith Alabama
David Tackett Arkansas
Jared Seyl Colorado
Nancy Alexander Illinois
Jody Starkey Illinois
Deborah Hoffman Michigan
Gino Ward Minnesota
Kyle Armstrong Minnesota
Brant Pflum Missouri
Matt Wolk Missouri
Rick Newby Oklahoma
Brandon Inman Oklahoma
Jim Wallace Oklahoma
Dennis Gillespie Tennessee
Tim Thompson Texas
Jody Prevatt Texas
Scott Hodges Texas
Lisa Burris Texas
Danny Urias Texas
Danny Urias Texas
Jaime Vela Texas
Greg Windham Texas
David Van Noy Texas
James Moss Utah
Jared Peterson Utah
Steven Forus Virginia


Editor’s Note: To arrange interviews with members of the Farmers Insurance Presidents Council in your area, or to receive photos, please contact Luis Sahagun at or at (323) 932-4753.