John Bonner currently serves as Vice President of Underwriting for Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company of Arkansas, the largest domestic writer of property insurance in the state of Arkansas. In his current role, John manages the underwriting department, coordinates the reinsurance program and manages the legislative affairs of the insurance companies.
John joined Farm Bureau in 1985 as a claims adjuster and has held several positions in his 32 year career including Senior Adjuster, District Claims Manager, Assistant State Claims Manager, and Vice President – Claims prior to moving to his current position in 2016.
John currently serves on the Arkansas Auto Insurance Plan Governing Committee, and on the Boards of the Arkansas Earthquake Authority and the Arkansas Rural Risk Underwriters Association. He recently completed over 10 years of service on the City of Vilonia Planning Commission serving as Chairman this past year.
John is a 1985 graduate of Arkansas State University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He is a native of Turner, AR where he was raised on his family’s cotton and soybean farm. John and his wife Kim currently reside in Vilonia.