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Gerber earns Farm Certified Agent title

Brent Gerber of Community Development Insurance Services, Ogema, successfully completed educational courses and has achieved the On Your Side Farm Certified Agent Designation from Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company, Des Moines, Iowa, the leading writer of farm insurance in the United States.

Nationwide's Agribusiness Farm Agency certification requires a rigorous training program.

In order to achieve this status, each agent must prove their knowledge and experience in this specialized field.

Customers are assured that these agents have made on ongoing commitment to understand the needs of their farms and ranches, and that they will continue to work closely with them, as their operations grow and change.

"Congratulations to Brent," said Kevin Shipley, President of Community Development Bank.

"He continues to make a commitment to help protect farmers and ranchers in our area with the highest level of professionalism and service."

Brent has been in the insurance business, in both the Fargo/Moorhead and Lakes area, for over 25 years.

He has extensive experience in all areas of personal and commercial insurance, offering a full line of Homeowners, Auto, Business, Life and Health products through Community Development Insurance Services.

An active volunteer with a variety of organizations, Brent is an effective leader in both the Detroit Lakes and Moorhead communities.