CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefits Selling, published by Summit Business Media, announced today that Mark Lacher has been named the 2011 Broker of the Year at the 7th Annual Benefits Selling Expo in Nashville, TN. Benefits Selling's Broker of the Year is one of the industry's most prestigious awards and identifies brokers and consultants who have influenced the benefits industry in a positive way.
Mark Lacher, certified Insurance Counsel and partner at Lacher & Associates in Souderton, PA, focuses on mid-market clientele that is interested in going beyond just employee benefits. Lacher helps his clients focus on strategic goals throughout their organization by providing business training services, from sales tactics to developing a social media plan. Every client experience is customized to fit their individual needs.
"Every year, a handful of the more successful benefits brokers earn recognition as finalists," Benefits Selling Editor Denis Storey explained. "The Broker of the Year award showcases that singular broker who leads the way, finds solutions where others see problems and offers an unmatched level of customer service. I congratulate Mark Lacher for being Benefits Selling's 2011 Broker of the Year."
The other finalists for the 2011 Broker of the Year award, sponsored by Aflac, were Tom Newby, President and Co-Founder of ETMG, LLC. in Austin, TX; Anjanette Simone, Senior Vice President and Client Advocate for Willis Insurance Services in Atlanta, GA; Leslie Wiernik, CEBS, Insurance Consultant out of Atlanta, GA; and Nicholas Beatty, Insurance Broker Representative for Talus Brokerage Services in Piketon, OH.
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