CEO of Farmers Group, Inc.
Skills and experience
Jeff Dailey began his career in 1980 with Mutual Service Insurance Company. He also worked for Progressive Insurance Company. He went on to form Reliant Insurance Company, an auto insurance start-up owned by Reliance Group Holdings, which was sold to Bristol West Holdings, Inc. in 2001. From 2001 until 2003 Mr. Dailey was Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Bristol West Holdings, Inc. and, in 2003 he was named President and COO of Bristol West Holdings, Inc., in conjunction with the firm’s initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2006, he became CEO of Bristol West Holdings, Inc. Mr. Dailey joined Farmers Group, Inc. in 2007 as Vice President when Farmers acquired Bristol West Holdings, Inc., and he was promoted in 2008 to Executive Vice President of Personal Lines. In January 2011, he was promoted to the position of President and COO of Farmers Group, Inc. He became a member of the Board of Farmers Group, Inc. in February 2011 and has been its Chairman since October 2015. Mr. Dailey was appointed to his current role of CEO of Farmers Group, Inc. and became a member of the Executive Committee in January 2012.
Mr. Dailey is a member of The Institutes Board of Trustees and serves on the advisory board of Team Rubicon, a disaster relief organization that brings together military veterans, first responders, medical professionals and technology experts.
Mr. Dailey graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in economics and has an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.