ERLANGER, Ky., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Underwriter Life & Health, a Summit Business Media publication, announced the winners of the 2012 Industry Elite Awards in its July 2012 issue.
"We asked the life and health industry to present their best and brightest for the 2012 Industry Elite awards, and the industry really delivered," said Bill Coffin, editor-in-chief of National Underwriter Life & Health. "This year, our nominees presented especially compelling examples of professional dedication, excellence and service. Those that won truly are deserving of their awards, and best represent the bright present and the exciting future of life and health insurance."
The 2012 Industry Elite Award winners have been recognized in the following categories:
- Market Innovation: Andrew Unkefer, President & CEO, Unkefer Associates
- Regulatory Advocacy: Brian Fechtel, President, Breadwinners Insurance
- Industry Awareness: Henry Stern, Benefits Specialist, Centerville Insurance Agency
- Community Outreach: The Million Dollar Roundtable
- Best Rising Star: Jason McClellan, President & CEO, Insurance Advisors Direct-Agency, LLC
"National Underwriter is proud to recognize the best of the best in the life & health industry. It is a true testament to the great work being accomplished in the industry and it is an honor to shine a light on these notable accomplishments," said Tashawna Rodwell, Publisher of National Underwriter Life & Health.
The nominations were judged by the National Underwriter Life & Health editorial advisory committee and featured in the July 2012 issue of National Underwriter Life & Health -- in print and online. To learn more about the Industry Elite Awards and the winners of this year's categories, please visit www.LifeHealthPro.com or contact Bill Coffin at [email protected].
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As the total news source for the life, health and financial services industry, National Underwriter Life & Health is uniquely positioned to provide agents and brokers with timely, insightful information. With the largest, most experienced team of editors in the industry, National Underwriter Life & Health is able to identify, analyze and comment on the latest trends and events for their significance to the market every business day. Available in print, online and via LifeHealthPro.com eNewsletters, National Underwriter Life & Health helps life and health agents navigate the specialty markets and sort through critical developments whenever and wherever they are in their day. For more information, please visit LifeHealthPro.com/National-Underwriter-Life-Health.
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