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American Family raises flag in honor of LGBT Pride Month


Event recognized workplace progress while encouraging employees to continue to strive for meaningful change.


Employees and leaders at the corporate headquarters of American Family Insurance in Madison, Wisconsin, raised the rainbow flag today to mark the beginning of LGBT Pride Month across the country. It will fly at the headquarters throughout the month of June.

Greg Pfluger, vice president of business applications systems management and a sponsor of the company's LGBTA Business Resource Group (BRG) remarked on the importance of recognizing diversity of all kinds for employees and customers. He also shared what pride means to him and a sampling of what he heard from friends and employees.

“We have made great progress in making a welcoming workplace and treating LGBT customers equally,” said Pfluger. “This beautiful rainbow flag means many things to us…But let it also inspire us to create even more positive change.”

For the first time, American Family received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's 2016 Equality Index, which rates corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality.

About American Family Insurance

Madison, Wis. - based American Family Insurance is the nation's third-largest mutual property/casualty insurance company and ranks 358th on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General, Homesite and AssureStart) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly over the Internet or by phone. Web; Facebook; Twitter; Google+