America First Insurance, a Liberty Mutual Agency Markets regional company based in Richardson, Texas, has appointed Stephen Stricklen to assistant vice president, Specialty Products. In this position Stricklen will manage the company’s new Farm & Ranch Division, as well as its rural agency appointment program County Seat.
Stricklen joined America First Insurance in May 2006 and was most recently regional vice president for the company’s business in Arkansas and Louisiana. A property and casualty specialist since 1972, Stricklen will manage a team of six agribusiness underwriters and assistants from the home office in Richardson.
Initially, America First Insurance is offering farm and ranch coverages in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas, with subsequent expansion into Arkansas and Louisiana.
Stricklen was awarded the Honorary Chapter Farmer designation by the Lubbock-Cooper Chapter of Future Farmers of America for his service and dedication to the growth and advancement of students’ careers in agriculture.
Source: America First Insurance