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News Release

Whicker Confers on Range of Topics at

2019 Federated Insurance® Advisory Council Meeting


Nineteen business leaders, including Tim Whicker from Electric Plus, Inc. in Avon, IN and member of the Central Indiana Chapter National Electrical Contractors Association, gathered in Scottsdale, Arizona on February 22 and 23 to participate in the 2019 Federated Insurance Advisory Council Meeting. In its 30th consecutive year, the meeting gave industry leaders an opportunity to converse about challenges facing their businesses.

On the first day, council members discussed the importance of building and maintaining a “risk management” culture within their organizations, as well as the importance of attracting and retaining talented employees to assist in reinforcing the culture. Additionally, there was education on insurance and risk management strategies. Day two’s agenda addressed continuing the business culture for future generations through succession and estate planning. Attendees also provided feedback and input on current and proposed product offerings.

“We appreciate our Advisory Council members as they provide vital, industry-specific insight,” commented Jeff Fetters, Chairman and CEO of Federated Insurance. “Their contributions help us to deliver value to our clients, making them more successful, which is at the heart of our Mission Statement.”

Founded in 1904, Federated Insurance is a national insurance and risk management organization that serves the property, casualty, and life insurance needs of clients in select industries. The organization has more than 500 recommendations from state, regional, and national associations and buying groups and is rated A+ (Superior) by industry analyst A.M. Best®.

At Federated Insurance, It’s Our Business to Protect Yours.®

For Immediate Release: March 2019

Contact: Lisa Hagenson

Association Risk Management Services

Federated Insurance Companies


Phone: 507.455.5118

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