Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Business Spotlight: Mike Walker State Farm Insurance

state farm 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/15/14) — Founded back in 1922 by a retired farmer and insurance salesman, George Jacobs’ philosophy for State Farm Insurance was to be fair and do what’s right for customers. Today, this philosophy still drives the company and serves more than 75 million policies and employs more than 68,000 people in both the U.S. and Canada.

“I’ve been with State Farm Insurance here in Madisonville since Dec. 1, 1984,” said Mike Walker, State Farm agent. “I was selected to be an additional agent at the time. I started from scratch and now I am in my 30th year.”

State Farm is a member of the FDIC and Equal Housing Lender, they also offer other products by affiliate companies of State Farm Bank that are not insured by the FDIC.

“How it works is, State Farm always does a study in every market area,” said Walker. “That determines the penetration and number of agents needed per market area.”

Walker’s mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. Walker and his associates are there to help get people to a better state by providing insurance and financial services to cover life’s changing needs every step of the way.

“It’s a matter of building a business,” said Walker. “I have been fortunate and blessed to be able to do this and as I look back, the opportunity has been great for me. I have also had good support with the company over the years and so it’s worked out well.”

Walker said, “When you continue to grow a business, not only is it hard work but you have to put everything you have on the line.”

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News Reporter
Photo by Amber Averitt

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only

Stock Report

1 DOW 16,960.57
-123.23 (-0.72%)    
2 S&P 1,978.34
-9.64 (-0.48%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,449.56
-22.54 (-0.50%)    
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only

In Other News...

Calloway HS Teacher Receives Kentucky 2014 Outstanding Business Teacher Award

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (7/26/14) — Vicki Simmons, Calloway County High School Business teacher, received the 2014… Read More

Business Spotlight - McQuady's Automotive

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/25/14) — McQuady's Automotive at 429 North Main Street is open and ready to take care of the… Read More
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 22, 2014 4250

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 24, 2014 3304

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 2312

Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs,…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
July 23, 2014 2287

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 23,…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
July 23, 2014 1934

Greenville Family Loses Home, Possessions…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 22, 2014 4250

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 24, 2014 2312

Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs,…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
July 23, 2014 2287

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 23,…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
July 25, 2014 1592

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 1265

Madisonville Fire Chief Announces…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 22, 2014 1327

Alliance for a Drug Free Owensboro and…

in News by Carla Shelton
July 23, 2014 1277

Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Meeting…

in News by Sherry Girten
July 22, 2014 1271

Daviess County Traffic Advisory

in News by Keith Todd
July 23, 2014 1198

Fall Baseball League Registrations

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 24, 2014 836

US 231 Ohio River 'William Natcher'…

in News by Keith Todd

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 24, 2014 3304

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 23, 2014 1934

Greenville Family Loses Home, Possessions…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 23, 2014 1685

Swinging for Sadie Raises $6,000 for…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1240

Muhlenberg to Have State's Only Honey…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 930

Marching Mustangs Band Camp Underway

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03