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SFM Foundation sponsors

Our generous sponsors are the primary source of funding for the scholarships offered by SFM Foundation.

2016 sponsors

premier sponsors $10,000 and up

SFM – The Work Comp Experts SFM is the leading workers' compensation insurer in the Midwest, serving businesses of all sizes and types for more than 25 years. SFM strives to be the workers' compensation partner of choice for agents, employers and injured workers.
State Farm® State Farm is there. For our customers and for the neighborhoods where we live and work. We've come a long way since opening our doors in 1922. Yet our success is built on the same foundation of shared values: quality service and relationships, mutual trust, integrity, and financial strength.
American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation American Family will support communities in our 19 operating states by promoting resiliency and recovery. By issuing purposeful and meaningful grants, we will restore families by helping fill their unmet needs and address achievement and attainment gaps in our communities.
Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC We create peace of mind by passionately delivering exceptional employee benefits and risk management solutions, committed to:
  • Providing world-class resources with local touch
  • Serving our clients, colleagues, carriers, and communities.
  • Acting with integrity and respect

platinum sponsors $5,000-$9,999

Aafedt, Forde, Gray & Monson Aafedt, Forde, Gray, Monson & Hager, P.A. provides comprehensive legal representation for insurance carriers, self-insured employers and corporate interests, and has done so for more than 80 years.

The ALARIS Group, Inc.® It is the mission of The ALARIS Group, Inc.® to provide superior, ethical service delivery in a cost effective manner by providing unparalleled, high quality out-comes and outstanding service to our customers and persons served.

The Horton Group The Horton Group is an insurance, employee benefits and risk advisory firm. We specialize in helping clients turn costs and risk into competitive advantage, and growing the business for tomorrow. Our business is about helping you achieve a higher level of performance. The Horton Group has the people, insight and innovation to get ahead of trends, and offer new ideas on critical challenges. 

gold sponsors $3,000-$4,999

Accident Fund Holdings Accident Fund Insurance Company of America is an efficient and high-quality way to protect employees and meet employers' responsibility to provide workers' compensation coverage.

Atkinson Law Office The lawyers of the Atkinson Law Office & Bosch Law Office have nearly a century of combined experience providing expert legal representation for injured workers across Minnesota.

Bill Greene Bill Greene is currently Strategic Government Customer Manager at Dun & Bradstreet. Bill is a longtime supporter of the SFM Foundation.

Bosch Law Office The lawyers of the Atkinson Law Office & Bosch Law Office have nearly a century of combined experience providing expert legal representation for injured workers across Minnesota.

CDI Center for Diagnostic Imaging is one of the nation's first outpatient imaging providers. CDI's mission is to improve the lives of those we serve through the highest quality care and diagnostic imaging services.

Cousineau McGuire For more than sixty-five years, Cousineau McGuire has vigorously represented insurers, businesses and professionals in the Upper Midwest in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters.

GR-NEAM GR–NEAM® is a global investment advisor that specializes in offering capital and investment management services primarily to the insurance industry.

Guy Carpenter Guy Carpenter helps its clients achieve profitable growth with a powerful combination of specialized reinsurance broking expertise, strategic advisory services and analytics.

North Risk Partners Your business faces many threats—from natural disasters to data breaches, to other risks specific to your industry or company. Our mission is to make you aware of coverage every business needs, plus additional protection specific to your circumstances.

Pat Johnson Pat Johnson is a former President and CEO of SFM, Minnesota's largest workers' compensation insurer. Now retired, Johnson continues to serve in many capacities to reach out to those in need.

Stinson Leonard Street Stinson Leonard Street LLP provides sophisticated transactional and litigation legal services to clients ranging from individuals and privately held enterprises to national and international public companies. As one of the 75 largest firms in the U.S., Stinson Leonard Street has more than 525 attorneys and offices in 14 cities.

silver sponsors $1,250-$2,999

Ahmann Martin Align Networks, A Division of One Call Care Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Berkley Risk Administrators LLC Bob Lund Brandon & Cathy Miller Dave and Jean Kaiser Deloitte Consulting Diversified Insurance Solutions Helios Comp/Optum Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (IIAW) Kathryn and Terry Miller Maguire Agency Medcor MIIAB / Trusted Choice Mitchell Casualty Solutions Group Mitchell International North Star Mutual Insurance Company R & R Insurance Services Safety National Re Twin Cities Orthopedics WCRA Western National Mutual Insurance Company XL Catlin

Bronze Sponsors $375-$1,250

Arch Reinsurance Company Catholic United Financial Clarity Coverdale Fury CompAlliance Coventry Workers' Comp Services David and Lisa Kempston Dyste Williams EMC Insurance Companies Encore Unlimited, LLC EvaluMed Evolving Solutions ExamWorks, Inc. Express Scripts, Inc Fitch, Johnson, Larson & Held, P.A. Flaherty Consulting & Investigations, Inc. GradStaff, Inc. Hartford Steamboiler Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff & Johnson, P.A. HealthPartners Heartman Agency, Inc. HomeCare Connect Integrity Mutual Insurance Co. Iowa Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee Jody Rogers KBS Realty Advisor|Cushman & Wakefield/Northmarq Kent Dixon Mahowald Insurance Agency, LLC MedRisk MillhiserSmith MMIC Group, Inc. myMatrixx Northern States Agency Orthology Peddicord, Wharton, Spencer, Hook, Barron and Wegman, LLP PIBC Professional Insurance Agents of Minnesota (PIA) RAS/Dakota Truck Ray Smith Insurance Agency, Inc. Richard J. Marshik RTW, Inc. Scheldrup Blades Scott Brener Sit Investment Associates, Inc. SMA Insurance/Christensen Group Strohm Ballweg, LLP Summit Orthopedics/Minnesota Occupational Health The Dana Company Thomas Braman Tricia and Chad Hagedorn TrueNorth Union Construction Workers' Compensation Program US Bank VGM Homelink WCRB Wells Fargo Insurance Services Wings Financial WP & RS Mars Co.

Friends of the Foundation

Andy Gebhard Bailey Nurseries Foundation Bill and Lorna Slott Blue Cross Blue Shield Chanhasen Dinner Theaters CorVel Corporation Deb and Craig Norsten Gene Merriam Judy Finkelstein Kathy and John Bray Micki Mathiesen TRIA Orthopaedic Center (Park Nicollet)