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UCM Foundation

Smiser Alumni Center
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8000
Toll Free: 866.752.7257


Meet Rand Harbert

Rand Harbert, a native of Carrollton, Mo., is the senior vice president in California for State Farm Mutual Insurance Companies and president and CEO of State Farm General Insurance Company. He joined State Farm as an agent in 1992. Prior to that, he worked for HJ Heinz and Marion Merrell Dow.

Rand graduated from UCM with a BS in graphic arts and was the Charno Award winner in 1985. He earned an MBA from Webster University in 1988 and graduated from the general management program at Harvard Business School in 2001. He earned the Charter Life Underwriter designation in 2002.

Outside of work, Rand serves on the board of directors for Teach for America, the Reagan Legacy Foundation, and the American College.

He lives in Calabasas, Calif., with his wife, Kelly, and their three children: Morgan, Ross and Scott.

Recent Gifts Helping UCM Students

  • $20,000 for social work senior scholarship
  • $11,054 for Mules Golf
  • $14,762 to KMOS
  • $450,000 charitable gift annuity to benefit art department
  • $15,275 in-kind gift for art department
  • $10,000 for Mules Baseball
  • $10,701 for GA Athletic Training
  • $12,000 to Wrestling Practice Room Construction
  • $33,300 to female agriculture scholarship