Seth Ward, Vice President of Union Life & Casualty Insurance Agency, is a native of Idaho who grew up playing sports and working on the farm. His hard working competitive roots, combined with a number of personal family challenges he endured as a youngster, taught Seth valuable life-changing lessons. Moreover, during those formative years he embraced the concept of sacrificing on behalf of others and the importance of reliable professionalism.
Over the past ten years Seth’s volunteer work in community youth programs has resulted in several state championships and a memorable path to Omaha where he coached his kids to a coveted third place national finish. Seth’s leadership abilities have been well tested as he’s coached his young charges and offered them many positive life-changing experiences. Coaching both basketball and baseball has resulted in positive experiences for his young charges. He is also a volunteer assistant baseball coach at Centennial Middle School and dedicates his time and treasure in service to Habitat for Humanity and Feed My Starving Children. Seth’s personal recreation includes boating on Arizona’s scenic lakes and playing baseball for the past five seasons as a member of the Phoenix Phillies.
Seth Ward not only serves his community, he has also served our industry for more than 13 years in his role as a team member at Union Life & Casualty. His many years in the business arena included the recruitment of new members to New Vision International through radio and television advertising. Seth is proud of his involvement with many great companies. He is also grateful for the experiences that have taught him much about teamwork and its importance for long-term success in business environments.
His teamwork approach and passion has served the pawn industry well. He has dedicated his career path to assist in guiding and securing a good future for pawnbrokers. Seth has attended every NPA and nearly all the regional conventions for the past 13 years. Seth’s involvement with the pawn industry has resulted in unanticipated personal benefits. His close work with industry leaders, on behalf of pawnbrokers everywhere, unexpectedly grew into important personal relationships.
He was honored by his nomination and election by the California Pawnbrokers Association membership in 2009 to serve on the Board as a Vendor Representative. His active participation as member of the Board has included new ways to increase membership, as well as his efforts to recognize longtime members for their dedication to the possessory lending industry.