2007 Distinguished Alumni Recipient - Mike Davidson
Mike Davidson is one of four University of Central Missouri alumni who received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2007 from the UCM Alumni Association.
Davidson is vice chairman, chief agency and marketing officer for State Farm, the largest insurance organization in the U.S. Davidson leads the charge for its 17,800 field agents and thousands of other employees who work either in agency departments or hold leadership positions.
After completing a degree in 1972, Davidson tried high school teaching and coaching. He switched from football to business in 1978 when he returned to his hometown of Richmond, MO, and became an agent for State Farm. Thus began his successful career with the company.
Read a feature about him appearing in UCM Today.