Mary Jo Newton Agent
KFB Insurance Agent Since 2005
For 30 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 currently serving on the Leadership Shelby Board of Directors (1999-2013), 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 ('83). She has been an active member of Bagdad Baptist Church where she serves as a Deacon, Sunday School teacher and sings with the praise team. She also enjoys traveling, working outdoors and volleyball. Mary Jo is married to her husband of 30 years and has two children, a daughter and a son.
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KFB Insurance Learning Library
- From the 1960s to now: a history of distracted driving
Early examples of distracted driving studies go back as far as 1963, when scientist John Senders took to the roads blindfolded – all in the name of research.
- An overview of distracted driving
Today, the number of cellphones in the U.S. surpasses the country’s population. And according to a study by AT&T, 70 percent of people admit to using those cellphones while driving.
- Technology's role in distracted driving
The automobile and tech industries have taken notice of distracted driving. Some tools have already been invented to curb the effects of this rampant roadway issue, while other technologies are quickly developing from budding ideas to larger-than-life innovations.