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Three Industry Stalwarts Presented
Lifetime Achievement Awards
Greg Burger, NAU Country, James
(Jim) Deal, NAU Country, and Linda
Vickers, Rural Community Insurance
Services, were presented with a Crop Insurance Industry Lifetime Achievement
Award at the 2013 Crop Insurance Industry Annual Convention.
Greg Burger’s first job in 1964 was a
contract adjuster, at the young age of 17.
He continued in this role for 13 years
when, in 1977, he became a full-time employee of North Central Crop Hail
(NCCH) as the Office Manager in Eau
Claire. Greg later joined the staff of NAU
Country as the Executive Vice President of
Sales and Marketing.
Greg became a member of the NCIS
Board of Directors in February 1989, representing North Central Crop Insurance.
During his tenure he served as both Chairman and Vice-Chairman and dedicated
much time and effort to ensuring the
“voice of crop insurance” was well
represented in Congress and throughout
Greg Deal, Chairman of the AACI Board of Directors, Greg Burger and Tom Zacharias,
James (Jim) Deal was the former owner
and Chairman of the Board of NAU,
Mountain States and NAU Country Insurance companies. He was also the former
owner and Chairman of a national managing general agency – NAU Underwriters. Mr. Deal was appointment by former
President Jimmy Carter as Administrator
for the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation from 1977 through 1980.
Presently, Mr. Deal and his wife, Pam,
are the owners of PSD Holding, LLC and
Greg Deal, Chairman of the AACI Board of Directors, Jim Deal and Tom Zacharias, President, NCIS
its subsidiaries which are land development companies. Over the years he has
been involved in numerous other ventures
which included real estate development;
business investments; farming; recreational vehicle retail sales; travel services;
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Crop Insurance Today May 2013
2012 Year in Review
2013 Annual Convention Great Success!
Max Erickson Awarded Outstanding Service Award
Larry Heitman Pesented Leadership Award
Leadership of NCIS Regional/State Crop Insurance Committees
How Do Farmers Manage Risk When It Comes in So Many Forms?
Step 9-Monitoring and Controlling the Farm Business Q: How do I monitor progress over time?
Three Industry Stalwarts Presented Lifetime Achievement Awards
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Crop Insurance Today May 2013