Thomasina Skipper

Thomasina E. Skipper, M.B.A., CLU ChFC CLF

Thomasina Etheridge Skipper was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in 1976 from Syracuse University with a major in Political Science and a minor in Economics. Thomasina began her career with Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company in Cleveland, Ohio as a Personal Lines Underwriter.

In 1981, Thomasina left Fireman’s Fund Insurance Companies to become the Vice President and General Manager of Citizen Insurance Agency, an independent insurance agency which lead her to establish one of the first female-owned, independent insurance agencies in the state of Tennessee.

In 1986, Thomasina joined State Farm Insurance Companies as the first female, minority agent for the company in the middle-Tennessee area. In 1992, Thomasina was again transferred and promoted to Atlanta, Georgia as an Agency Manager. In December 1995, Thomasina became the Agency Field Executive for the Metro West Agency Field Office (AFO) in Atlanta, Georgia. In pursuit of personal development Thomasina transferred to Omaha, Nebraska where she currently manages twenty agents in the Omaha area.

In 2001, Thomasina completed her MBA degree from Kennesaw State University (KSU) with honors. Thomasina is a licensed insurance agent in Property, Casualty, Life, Health and Annuities. She is also NASD licensed for Series 6, 63. She is a Charter Financial Consultant, ChFC, a Charter Life Underwriter, CLU.

Thomasina is involved and an active participant in her local community and industry. She is:
- Chairperson of the Urban League of Nebraska Board of Directors
- Board of the Women’s fund of Omaha
- Member of the Executive Committee of the National Coalition of
100 Black Women
- Member of Alpha Kappa alpha Sorority
- Chairperson of the GAMA International Journal
- NAAWLI Fellow 2007-2008
- Member of Links, Inc. Omaha Chapter

Thomasina is married to Benjamin Skipper and is the mother of four adult children and four grandchildren. Thomasina belongs to various local and national organizations. She resides in Omaha, Nebraska. Her hobbies are reading and swimming.

 

 

 

 

About this Speaker

Thomasina E. Skipper, M.B.A., CLU ChFC CLF

State Farm Insurance Companies
Omaha, NE

Expertise

Business Strategy & Growth

Diversity

Leadership & Culture

Supervision & Accountability

Achievements

First in Class Award (2008)
International Management Award (Bronze)
Board of Directors, GAMA International
20-Year Qualifier for State Farm’s Ambassador Travel Program

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