The Advisor of the Year is the industry's most prestigious award and recognizes the top advisor who is successful, trustworthy, committed, ethical, community-focused, and most importantly, a super producer.
A record number of nominees were evaluated by the editorial staff of Senior Market Advisor this year based on the following criteria. Nominees must:
Have a minimum of five consecutive current years as an advisor
Have sold a minimum of $5 million in annuity/life insurance premium in PERSONAL production during 2012; or have sold a minimum of $400,000 in LTCI premium in PERSONAL production during 2012
Clear a 7-year background check for civil, criminal and business violations by the National Ethics Association (for complete details about the background check, visit http://www.ethics.net/)
Have an average client age of 60 or older
Be able to demonstrate a commitment to community involvement
"Every year, we are amazed at the quality of candidates for Advisor of the Year," said Daniel D. Williams, editor of Senior Market Advisor. "This year was no different. Each advisor represents the highest level in ethical standards and has a core focus on the financial well-being of their senior and boomer clients. The industry, retirees and future retirees are well served by these five individuals."
This year's finalists along with exclusive, first-hand interviews, videos, and their top sales tips will be featured in the August issue of Senior Market Advisor—in print and online at LifeHealthPro.com.The winner will be featured on the September cover of Senior Market Advisor.
ABOUT SENIOR MARKET ADVISOR Since 2000, Senior Market Advisor has been an advocate for independent advisors serving the senior market. Senior Market Advisor was the first publication to recognize the unique information needs of independent advisors to seniors and to provide information and guidance they need to build their business. The magazine highlights proven sales techniques, the latest trends, and effective strategies for serving the insurance needs of seniors. Based in Colorado, Senior Market Advisor is a product of Summit Business Media. For more information visit LifeHealthPro.com/Senior-Market-Advisor.
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