Mary Jo Newton Agent

Mary Newton (Agent)

KFB Insurance Agent Since 2005

For 38 years, Mary Jo has helped Farm Bureau members protect their assets with Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance.  She started as a CSR in 1982 and became an Agent in 2005. During this time, she has won numerous awards including the National Multiline Sales Award (2006, 2007, and 2010) and the $6,000,000 Club in 2007 and $5,000,000 Club in 2009. Mary Jo understands that outstanding customer service is the lifeblood of any business. She believes in going the extra mile.

She is active in the Rotary Club of Shelbyville and the Bagdad Ruritan Club, served on the Leadership Shelby Board of Directors (1999-2017), served as President (2003-04), and was named the Alumna of the Year in 2011. She served as President of the Business and Professional Women’s Club (2006-2008) and has served on the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Board.

Mary Jo is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and still lives on the family farm in Bagdad, Kentucky. She earned a degree in Music from the University of Kentucky (’82). She is an active member of Bagdad Baptist Church where she sings with the Praise Team, is a Small Group Leader and helps with the Hope Center. She also enjoys traveling, working outdoors, bicycling, and hiking.  Mary Jo is married to her husband of 38 years and has two children, Cassie and Josh.

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