Roger Hornsby McCarty
Roger Hornsby McCarty, a resident of San Antonio, Texas, passed away Nov. 15, 2011, in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Roger was born in Guthrie Center, Iowa, in 1930, the sixth child of Dale and Ella McCarty.
He spent his early years farming with his father and brothers, Dale and Don. In 1955, following four years' service in the United States Navy, Roger began a career in the insurance industry as an agent with State Farm Mutual Insurance Company in Denver, Colo. His first year brought him recognition as State Farm's Agent of the Year.
Roger continued to surpass all sales goals and soon formed First Farwest Marketing Co. to market an extensive range of financial products. That company became Broker's International, Ltd. From its founding, Broker's International has been guided by Roger in his role as Chairman and CEO. Relationships have been built with the nation's leading insurance companies. Marketing training and support have been provided to agents in every state in America. Success has been beyond his early dreams.
The Company's Home Office, located in Panora, Iowa, was selected as one of Iowa's Best Places to Work for four years running.
An avid golf enthusiast, Roger was a member of the Camelback Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Lake Panorama National Golf Club in Panora, Iowa, and the Carambola Golf and Country Club in St. Croix, USVI.