Lambs Farm Receives Donation from Nationwide® Private Client and Alper Services

(From left) Maria Vittorio, senior underwriter, Nationwide Private Client; Chris Breck, senior vice president, Alper Services; Dianne Yaconetti, president and CEO, Lambs Farm; Ashley Sweet, underwriter assistant, Nationwide Private Client; Deborah Shahpar, account executive, Alper Services; Eric Burt, territory sales director, Nationwide Private Client; Michael Jones, manager, Alper Services; Brent Walker, sales executive, Nationwide Private Client; Edyta Obrzut, account assistant, Alper Services; Beth Sadowski, communication and design Coordinator, Alper Services; James Tesdall, regional executive, Nationwide Private Client (Photo: Business Wire)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--()--Lambs Farm has received a $12,500 Partners in Giving donation –$5,000 from Nationwide® Private Client and $7,500 from Alper Services. The money will help provide services to adults with developmental disabilities.

Private Client is Nationwide's personal lines carrier focused on the affluent market. Its appointed independent agents are offered an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others with charitable donations in their local communities through the Partners in Giving program.

“People care deeply about organizations with a social mission. They are more likely to support businesses that share their commitment to making a difference,” says Molly Rondeau, distribution, sales, and marketing executive. “Partners in Giving enables Private Client agents to direct donations to one of the charitable organizations we support, with an emphasis on strengthening our communities and improving people’s lives.”

“Alper Services has a rich history of giving back. We have chosen Lambs Farm as the recipient of our donation because they are a nationally recognized advocate for people with developmental disabilities,” says Chris Breck, senior vice president, Alper Services. “The work they do and opportunities they create allow many to lead happy and productive lives.”

“We are honored to have been chosen by Nationwide Private Client and Alper Services for their charitable donation,” said Dianne Yaconetti, president and CEO, Lambs Farm. “This generous support will fund vital quality of life programs that help the men and women we serve.”

To date, $141,456 has been donated in Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, Texas, and Washington through the Private Client Partners in Giving program. Nationwide Private Client has committed an additional $385,000 in Partners in Giving charitable donations for distribution throughout 2015 and 2016.

About Alper Services

Alper Services provides workers compensation, commercial property and casualty insurance, claims management, private life insurance, personal insurance, financial services, and more. With its team of experts, clients have direct access to Alper specialists who help protect their assets, reduce their liabilities, and increase their profitability. Located in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago, Alper has serviced clients for the past 49 years.

About Lambs Farm

Lambs Farm is a nonprofit organization that helps adults with developmental disabilities lead productive, happy lives. Based near Libertyville, Illinois, Lambs Farm strives to maintain exemplary vocational, residential, wellness, social, and recreational programs to help people grow.

About Nationwide

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities, and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; pet, motorcycle, and boat insurance. For more information, visit

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Heather Samee, 480-365-5354


Heather Samee, 480-365-5354