Shelter Co Insurance Company
Shelter Co Insurance Company
1817 West Broadway
Columbia, MO 65218-0001
The Shelter Insurance Company is a mutual insurance company established and founded in 1946 under the name MFA Insurance. The Company served as the insurance subsidiary of the Missouri Farmers Association Incorporated. In 1981, the name was changed to Shelter Insurance following MFA’s popular slogan: “MFA is your shield of shelter”.
The Shelter Insurance Company is headquartered in Columbia, Missouri and currently operates in the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma and Tennessee. Originally specializing in providing automobile insurance to Missouri residents, Shelter Insurance now offers and provides multiple insurance lines with several selections including, Auto, Life, Marine, Casualty and Direct Property insurance to all 14 states it operates in. The company has become one of the insurance industry’s leaders, working hard to become one of the most financially sound and successful insurance groups in the country.
The Shelter Insurance Group of Companies include the Shelter Financial Bank, Shelter Reinsurance Company, Shelter Life Insurance, Shelter General Insurance and the Shelter Mutual Insurance employing more than 2,000 professionals spread throughout numerous locations in the country. The company sells their services through more than 1,400 highly skilled insurance associates, trained to assess and provide the individual protection/insurance needs of each of their potential customer.
Shelter Insurance’s philosophy of excellence, integrity and commitment for improvement has helped transform the company from a small auto insurance company in Missouri into a thriving and successful financial and insurance company today. The company also boasts of its friendly and professional way of conducting business guided by the highest levels of integrity believing that this is how the trust of the customers are earned.
A.M. Best Co. issued the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of “A” (excellent) and Issuer Credit Rating (ICR) of “a+” to Shelter Insurance effective June 9, 2010 with affirmed action and stable outlook. The Company’s affirmations and ratings reflect its well established regional market presence, reasonable underwriting power, conservative reserving beliefs and reliable net investment income.
The Shelter Insurance’s key corporate personalities include its Chairman, Donald “Don” Duello and David Moore, President and Chief Executive. Jerry French is the Executive Vice-President, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary. Don Northway serves as the Vice-President and Anna Hargis is the Director for Advertising.
Through the years, the Company displayed their unwavering dedication and commitment in ensuring only the best is provided to their ever growing list of clientele. Guided by rich tradition and history, commitment to serve and a firm grip through sound business decisions in the service and financial industry, the company is very optimistic of a strong and positive future in the years ahead.