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Andrew Donovan

Hi, I'm Andrew Donovan. I've been a Farm Bureau agent since 2016. Give me a call today to learn how I can make it easy to protect the things that are most important to you - your home, family, farm and future. I look forward to showing you how simple insurance can be.

Education & Experience

I am a graduate of University of Nebraska - Lincoln. I graduated with a degree Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. Just out of college I worked for Contryman Associates PC. I learned a lot about small businesses and the daily problems they face. In May 1996 I joined a family business as the General Manager of True Value. I was responsible for many aspects of the business but the one I cherished the most was taking care of people. Generally people came in with a need and it was my responibility either personally or my staff to make their experience as good as possible. The sale wasn't the most important part, building relationships was. I always wanted them to make me person they trusted and the first person they thought of when they had a hardware store need. Our store burned down and I was responsible for the rebuilding of the store. I learned about insurance and the way it can impact people's lives. I would like to say that everyone lived happily ever after but life happened and I looked for better opportunities. If life gives you lemons you make lemonade. I went to work for Sahling Kenworth and used my experience to modernize the department that I led. Still not feeling that I was using the talents that God gave me I went to work for Task Lighting as there Controller. During my time with them I created systems and work flows that helped figure out the financial feasibility and helped to take them to online sales and better marketability.

I was approached by Farm Bureau to become an Agent. After some soul searching and internal inventory of strengths and weaknesses. I felt that my experience and my personality would make me a suitable person to attempt this career.

 

Community Organizations

Member of St James Catholic Church several commitees over the years including Building and Grounds and Liturgy. My current passion is teaching Religious Education for middle school kids.

Knights of Columbus - Serve as the bingo chairman and I am Kitchen Manager for the Lenten Fish Fries.

Havens Chapel Baseball program. Head Coach for the pewee team and Vice president for the ball association.

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