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PIA National Names Farmers Mutual of Nebraska Company of the Year

PIA National President Ray L. Peretti,CIC, FMS of Renton, Washingtonpresents the 2006 PIA NationalCompany Award of Excellence toLes Hileman, CPCU, vice president ofagencies of Farmers...
September 14, 2006


PIA National President Ray L. Peretti,
CIC, FMS of Renton, Washington
presents the 2006 PIA National
Company Award of Excellence to
Les Hileman, CPCU, vice president of
agencies of Farmers Mutual
Insurance Company of Nebraska,
winner of this year's award.

The recipient of the 2006 PIA National Company Award of Excellence is Farmers Mutual Insurance Company of Nebraska.

The annual PIA National Company Award of Excellence honors companies for their commitment to PIA, to the American Agency System, and to furthering the interests of and creating a better business environment for professional independent insurance agents. The award was presented by PIA National President Ray Peretti during a ceremony September 9, 2006 in Savannah, Georgia.

"Farmers Mutual has always been a steadfast supporter of PIA," said PIA National President Ray Peretti, who presented the award. "The company also believes that its success is tied directly to the success of its agents."

"In the case of our winner consider this," Peretti said. "Every policy ever issued by Farmers Mutual Insurance Company of Nebraska has originated from an application submitted by an independent agent - ever since the company's inception in 1891." 

The award was accepted by Les Hileman, Vice President of Agencies for Farmers Mutual Insurance Company of Nebraska.


Les Hileman, CPCU, vice president of agencies of
Farmers Mutual Insurance Company of Nebraska,
winner of the 2006 PIA National Company Award of
Excellence, right, celebrates with Robert W. Hansen, Jr.,
president of PIA Nebraska, the PIA affiliate association
that nominated Farmers for the award.

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