A graduate of Lubbock’s Monterey High School, Ralph Beadle continued his education at Texas Tech in Lubbock. In 1972 he joined the Lubbock Fire Department and retired as Captain after 23 years of service. He founded Beadle Insurance Agency in Lubbock and has represented Germania for more than 40 years.

Mr. Beadle has served on the Board of Germania Farm Mutual Insurance Association since 1993 and has been active on its subsidiary boards and committees. In 2010 he obtained his Farm Mutual Director Certification from the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. He also serves on the board of the Germania Purchasing Group which provides errors and omissions coverage for Germania agents.