INSURANCE MATTERS Keep it local By Gary Buckner Executive Vice President and General Manager Oklahoma Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
s summer is upon us, I’m pleased to report that storm season has been unusually stable, which is a welcome change from previous years. Thus far the company has produced a net operating gain of $5 million with a company surplus setting in at $117.5 million, which is up from this time last year. A quiet storm season coupled with net gains allows us to stabilize our coffers, thus allowing us to continue to protect and support our members. Foremost, solvent growth allows our claims department to spring into action during storm disasters. As the largest domestic insurance company in Oklahoma with a legacy that spans more than 70 years, I’d like to think we encouraged the notion of “Keep it Local” long before it became what it is known as today. With 10 regional claims offices, you can be assured that in your time of need, we can keep it local when you need it most. We also operate a 24/7 claims hotline that allows us to
Oklahoma Farm Bureau Insurance is proud to support the interests of our members and the legacy of keeping it local.
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— Gary Buckner
efficiently respond by connecting you with a nearby adjuster. Whether you are member who volunteers in your local community or an agent or a claims representative serving the needs of our policyholders, we all play an important role in our communities. Oklahoma Farm Bureau Insurance is proud to support the interests of our members and the legacy of keeping it local.