Brian Pargeter joined Umpqua Insurance after graduating from Oregon State University in 1966 and serving a term with United Pacific Insurance Co. as an underwriter. Brian bought the agency from his father in 1980. Brian served a year as President of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Oregon in 1994 and served 4 years as a board member of the National Association of Independent Insurance Agents. Brian was chosen as Roseburg First Citizen in 1994 and has served as board member and President of the YMCA of Douglas County. He is currently Past President and board member of the UCC Foundation.