Rick Fetherston


Senior Vice President, Communications, American Family Insurance Group

Rick A. FetherstonRick Fetherston is Senior Vice President, Communications for the American Family Insurance Group.   He has a long history in public relations, journalism, and law in the Madison area, and has served on numerous area boards and committees.

Before entering the field of public relations Rick worked as a reporter and news director at WISC-TV (CBS) in Madison, WI, and as Vice President for Public Affairs at WMTV (NBC) in Madison.

He is past president of the Insurers Public Relations Council, and has serves on committees for the National Insurance Task Force, Dane County United Way, the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, the Insurance Information Institute, and the Institute for Business Home & Safety.

Rick and his wife Judy A. Fetherston, a registered nurse, have been married since 1975 and have raised three sons.

Rick holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Doctor of Law (JD) from the University of Wisconsin Law School.