David P. Frame, of South Bend, Indiana, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Federated Insurance Companies. The election took place at the Annual Meeting of Policyholders held April 19, 2016, at Federated Insurance Companies’ Home Office in Owatonna, Minnesota.
Frame is the owner of Bob Frame Plumbing Services, Inc., a fourth generation, family-owned plumbing contractor business in South Bend. The business serves residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial clients in northern Indiana and southern Michigan while keeping an eye on employee safety and training.
Frame is an active member of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association® (PHCC) at a local, state, and national level. He has served as President of both Indiana PHCC and St. Joseph Valley PHCC. His work with PHCC focused on labor negotiations, health and welfare, entertainment, and marketing. He currently sits on the Insurance, Safety & Risk Management Committee of PHCC National Association.
In 2004, he received the Indiana PHCC Contractor of the Year Award. In 2005, PHCC National honored him with the Delta® Faucet Award. Frame’s professional contributions have also been recognized by the Indiana General Assembly and the South Bend Common Council.
Bob Frame Plumbing Services, Inc. is a union shop. Frame is Chair of Local 172 Plumbers and Pipefitters and the JATC Committee. He is also a member of the Local 172 Joint Negotiating Committee. His commitment to employee safety and risk management earned him the Federated Insurance PHCC Contractor of the Year “Safety First!” Award in 2013. Since 2013, he has also been a member of the Federated Insurance National Advisory Council.
“Dave operates his business with honesty, quality, integrity, and service,” Federated Insurance Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Fetters noted. “We welcome him to the Board of Directors and look forward to the unique insight he will bring to our organization.”