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Friday, September 18, 2009

David Lorms, Farmers Insurance Agent, Completes Agency Accelerator Course at the University of Farmers

Houston, TX (Grassroots Newswire) September 15, 2009 - David Lorms, Farmers Insurance agent in Houston, has completed the Insurance Agent Career Accelerator Course at the University of Farmers.

The University of Farmers training facility, located in Agoura Hills, California, was officially dedicated November 3, 2006. Farmers CEO Robert Woudstra 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.

"David completed the Agency Accelerator course designed for the Farmers agent to learn best practice methods surrounding staffing, business management, marketing, and sales," explained Annette Thompson, senior vice president of Farmers. “This curriculum is built for top performing Farmers agents and it gives each agent a solid understanding of the various issues he or she faces in their agency every day," she said.

"It allows Farmers agents to build on their knowledge in providing the best Commercial, Financial Products and advanced Life products that Farmers has to offer," Thompson added.

Farmers is a trade name and may refer to Farmers Group, Inc. or the Farmers Exchanges, as the case may be. 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 our Web site at


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