Jim Ulmer

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Jim Ulmer, FICF, CLU

Jim Ulmer is the son of a 30 year Navy veteran and is himself a 32 year veteran of the United States Navy who became a Field Agent with the Knights of Columbus (KofC) upon his retirement as a Captain in 1991. A highly successful field agent, Jim finished number 7 out of 1150 in production his second year as an agent and was promoted to General Agent in 1994.
As a General Agent, Jim was recognized by the National Association of Fraternal Insurance Counselors as the Knights of Columbus Agency Manager of the Year in 1999. He has achieved the Supreme Knights Club Award for production both as a field agent and as a general agent.  He is active with his local council and is a member of the Fourth Degree of the Order.
Jim has been married to Fran Ulmer of Weslaco, TX for 59 years and they have three children and five grandchildren. He retired as General Agent in 2020 and is currently serving as a District Agent with the KofC.

Education and Qualifications . . .
Completed training and designated as a Naval Aviator
Completed training and designated as a Special Duty Officer (Naval Intelligence)
Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, U. S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
Master of Science in Systems Management (Information Systems), University of Southern California
Earned the Fraternal Insurance Counselor Fellow (FICF) designation 

Completed the requirements for and was designated a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
Completed the General Agents and Managers Agency Management Training Course
Completed GAMA’s Essentials of Management Development Course
Completed Home Office Advanced Agent’s Training Course
Member of the National Association of Fraternal Insurance Counselors (NAFIC)
Member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) 

Past President of NAIFA Fredericksburg
Member of the Naval Intelligence Professionals organization

Become a policy owner with the Knights of Columbus

Get you and your family exclusive access to top-quality products from a financially strong* and devoted-Catholic company.

For more than 130 years, the Knights of Columbus Insurance program has carried on the vision of its founder, Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, by protecting hundreds of thousands of Catholic families.

The Knights of Columbus has 42 consecutive years of superior ratings for financial strength from A.M. Best* with more than $100 billion of life insurance in force and $24 billion of assets under management. You can be confident in the guarantees that you receive from the Knights of Columbus. (Read more about the KofC.)

The KofC has always maintained extremely high standards for the investments they make, putting their assets only into investment-grade bonds and the highest-quality equities. The KofC does not invest in junk bonds or in risky investment instruments. The KofC unwavering commitment to their Catholic faith and to the Catholic families entrusted to their care also means that they must do business the right way. As a matter of principle, the KofC will not knowingly invest in companies that deal in abortions, contraception, human cloning, embryonic stem cell research, for-profit health care that pays for any of the aforementioned, or pornography. (More FAQs.)

One of the most important services that we offer is assistance to the widows and children of our members. I can offer help in the filing of all insurance claims and more.  I can also keep you abreast of scholarship opportunities. Learn more about the advantages of policy ownership by contacting me today!

*Knights of Columbus is a fraternal benefit society. It has been named a Fortune 1000 entity and is rated AA+ by S&P and rated A+ (Superior). 

Making a Difference

for Life.

Making a Difference

for Life.


Jim Ulmer 

1243 Gateway Center Pkwy
Richmond, VA 23235

Hours: M-Th: 9am – 5pm, Fri: 9am-12pm