Premier NW Insurance Qualifies for the Nationwide® FAST Track Contest

Premier NW Insurance is once again happy to be recognized by Nationwide for our continued role as one of Oregon’s leading writers of Agribusiness insurance.


DES MOINES, IA – Premier NW Insurance qualified for the Nationwide® Agribusiness annual FAST Track contest. This qualification is earned as a result of new farm sales and signifies their place among Nationwide® Agribusiness’ leading writers of farm insurance. While more than 6800 agencies write farm insurance for Nationwide®, only 72 qualified for the 2016 Fast Track Contest.

“Our FAST Track contest qualifiers represent an exceptional group of Nationwide® Agribusiness Farm agents who have shown a true focus and drive as it relates to new farm sales. These agents provide important advice and counsel to customers in a highly complex type of business. We value the partnership we have with each of these agents and appreciate the level of service they provide to the agriculture community,” said Dirk Pollitt, Vice President Agribusiness Sales, Nationwide®, the #1 insurer of farms in the United States.*

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. *Based on 2016 SNL data based upon AM Best. For more information, visit


Join us at the NW Ag Show

Please join us as we help celebrate the 46th annual NW Ag show, January 27th – 29th, at the Portland Expo Center. Everything for every farmer under one roof! Stop by our booth (D437) for your free Premier NW Insurance baseball cap. This year’s show promises to be memorable with 51 new exhibitors and everything from ag drones to wine tasting! For more information, please visit the NW Ag Show on Facebook at:

We hope to see you there!



Holiday Drive for the Oregon Humane Society

Meet Onyx, our sponsor dog! Premier NW Insurance will be accepting donations of food, toys, leashes, etc. to help Onyx and his friends at the Oregon Humane Society. Please feel free to drop off any items you’d like to donate at our Clackamas or Sandy branch offices between now and December 17th. For a complete list of items needed, please visit the Oregon Humane Society website. Onyx thanks you!


Premier NW Insurance Recognized as Leading Writer of Farm Insurance


June 9, 2014
Contact: Joel Feller
Director, Sales Development
Nationwide Agribusiness
1100 Locust Street
Des Moines IA 50391

Premier NW Insurance Honored at National Sales Conference

DES MOINES, IA – Ryan Justus, Commercial Lines Agent with Premier NW Insurance located in Clackamas, Oregon, was recognized at the Nationwide® Agribusiness Insurance Company national sales conference held in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, as one of the company’s leading writers of farm insurance. Premier NW Insurance is an On Your Side® Farm Certified Agent.

The annual FAST Track Conference was held in recognition of top-producing agents in sales of new farm insurance policies during the 2013 calendar year.

“Farm coverage is a highly specialized line of insurance,” said Joel Feller, Sales Development Director, Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company, Des Moines. “Only agents who specialize in this highly complex type of business can provide our farm customers with important advice and counsel. Our FAST Track Conference recognizes agents who have made this commitment.”

While more than 6000 agencies write farm insurance for Nationwide, only 87 qualified for the 2014 FAST Track Conference.

“Congratulations to Premier NW Insurance on reaching this level of recognition,” said Feller, “and for their ongoing dedication to protecting Oregon and Northwest area farmers.”

Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company, and its affiliate, Farmland Mutual Insurance Company, are part of Nationwide®, Columbus, OH. Nationwide Agribusiness, rated A+ (Superior) by The A.M. Best Company, is the country’s #1 farm insurer, and a leader in insurance and risk management solutions for commercial agribusinesses in the food and fiber chain. For more information, visit Nationwide Agribusiness offers the AgriChoice® farm policy which provides customized coverages for farm operations of various sizes and types.

 Nationwide, the Nationwide Framemark, and On Your Side are federally registered service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.



Career Opportunities

Premier NW Insurance is currently searching for Producers to add to our successful B2B sales team. Premier NW is a locally owned, customer focused organization that provides Producers with the flexibility and support necessary to achieve their financial goals. Our agency has an outstanding reputation for professionalism, integrity and providing top tier advice and solutions to our clients. Our Producers have access to the leading insurance companies in the Northwest.

For those looking at insurance sales as a new career or as a first time career decision – insurance sales is an often misunderstood and under-appreciated profession. The most effective insurance Producers develop a close, personal relationship with their clients and become an important resource to them in the successful operation of their business. Compensation potential is unlimited and is directly related to the efforts and success of the Producer. Insurance Producers have a significant advantage in that insurance is a recession resistant industry.

We currently have opportunities available in our Clackamas and Salem branch offices. Whether you are an experienced Producer or are interested in making a career change, we have the resources and positive agency culture to enable your success.

We are looking for outstanding people with the following traits:

  • Outgoing personality with the ability to develop close relationships with clients
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated with effective time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team oriented collaborative environment
  • Strong community ties
  • Ability to quickly learn and understand market dynamics affecting the businesses of our customers
  • Ability to assess and analyze customer needs and develop recommendations
  • Above average written and oral communication skills
  • Capable of working with owners and senior management of businesses
  • B2B sales experience
  • Ability to build a successful referral network

We are willing to provide in depth sales and insurance product training to the right individual. We have resources available through our insurance company partners and agency mentorship to help ensure your success.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to enter the insurance industry. Our producers enjoy a recurring revenue stream from their clients with strong new business incentives.  Base compensation plus commission is provided to assist while you build your client base. We offer favorable commission percentages for both new and renewal business and full vesting opportunity to our sales staff.

Premier NW Insurance is not a call center. We are not a captive agency who will place unreachable goals on you each year. We are a growing, family owned agency who cares about our customers and our staff.

If you have an interest in joining a successful locally owned agency with unlimited compensation potential, please contact Mitzi Johnson at