Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
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American Family Insurance is newest Gold Member of Wisconsin LGBT Chamber

Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and ranks No. 306 on the Fortune 500 list.

By - Oct 11th, 2019 09:44 am

MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome American Family Insurance as the organization’s newest gold member. American Family has been a regular corporate member of the LGBT Chamber since 2016.

“We are honored that American Family Insurance has decided to increase its investment and partnership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber and become our newest gold member,” said Jason Rae, President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “For the past few years, it has been great to partner with American Family, particularly through our LGBT Workplace Alliance and by having them host our Business Equality Summit.”

“We are excited to become the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber’s newest gold member,” said Justin Cruz, Inclusive Excellence VP at American Family. “How we treat our people is just as important as what we deliver. American Family’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity is good for our employees, agents, customers and the business community. We have enjoyed our partnership for the past few years and are excited at what an expanded partnership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber will allow us to accomplish together.”

Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group is the nation’s 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and ranks No. 306 on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, primarily through its exclusive independent contractor agents in 19 states.

As a gold member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber, American Family receives a seat on the Chamber’s Leadership Advisory Council, as well as other benefits over the regular corporate level.

“We are thankful for American Family’s continued commitment to developing a pro-fairness business community in Wisconsin,” added Rae. “They are helping lead the way in Wisconsin.”

The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community, and educational programming to its members. The organization has more than 650 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.

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