Who We Are

Farmers Union Insurance is the largest property and casualty company in Montana. With deep roots dating back to 1915, we have become a carrier of choice and a preferred employer with the resources and agility to serve the expanding needs of our policyholders, our agent partners and our employee team members.

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Supporting local communities

Rated A – (excellent) by A. M. Best, FUMICO is one of the largest writers of Farm and Ranch business in the state.

With more than 55 agents located in 60 locations across Montana, we live and work where you live. Our mission is to protect the financial well-being of our policyholders through mutuality, financial strength, quality insurance products, claims service and meaningful relationships in each and every community where we exist. Our insurance products can be found exclusively through our Summit States Agency Group partners.

Partnerships beyond insurance

Farmers Union Insurance is a major sponsor of the Montana High School Association, the Future Farmers of America, and the Montana High School Rodeo Association.  On a local community level, Farmers Union Insurance sponsors numerous athletic teams, 4-H chapters, and fundraising events.  We can be found in concert halls, pavilions, and city parks.  We are a kind and caring company dedicated to the well-being of our team members, agent partners, policyholders and the communities in which we all reside.


Management Team

Kerri Bekker


Loran Stensland

CFO, Secretary, Treasurer

Tom Barker

Vice President of Claims

Steve Kalgaard

Vice President of Risk & Loss Management

Monica Vetere

Vice President of Accounting

Chris Strand

Director of Personal Lines

Ryan Kuntz

Director of Commercial Lines

Jeff Dow

Production Director & Crop Manager


AM Best rated A- for excellent financial strength & stability

Board of Directors


Standing left to right: Del Styren, Deb Poteet, Kevin Good, David Hunter, Nancy Jensen. Seated left to right: Jon Redlin (Vice Chairman), Dore Schwinden (Chairman), Kerri Bekker (CEO)

Dore Schwinden


Kerri Bekker


John Redlin

Vice Chairman

Kevin Good


David Hunter


Nancy Jensen


Deb Poteet


Delbert Styren


Find a Local Agent

Farmers Union Insurance is available exclusively through the Farmers Union Agency Group, serving local communities across the state of Montana.

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