WEST DES MOINES, IA - Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa (FMH) is proud to announce that James A. Brost, retiring Senior Vice President with Holborn Corporation, will join the FMH Board of Directors on January 1, 2018.
Brost began his reinsurance career in 1975 at E. W. Blanch and began working with FMH in 1978. He has been involved with crop insurance since 1976 and was a founding member of Collins Associates, which brokered business for the majority of the crop insurance industry prior to being acquired by Guy Carpenter. Brost has long been a supporter of the industry and has been an active participant in various associations, as well as testifying on behalf of the industry before the U.S. House Ag Committee.
“Jim’s long history with FMH, as well as his thorough understanding of the crop insurance industry, makes him a valuable addition to the Board and to FMH as a whole. Jim brings over 40 years of experience to the table and I look forward to having his expertise in the boardroom,” said FMH President and CEO Ron Rutledge.