VALHALLA, N.Y., April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- USI Insurance Services ("USI") honored Summit winners across the country during its 5th annual celebration on Friday, April 15, 2016. The Summit Awards are a recognition and celebration of USI's top performing employees who are located in more than 140 locations across the United States. USI applauded a record 529 Summit Award winners – this represents a more than 150 percent increase since the Summit program began in 2011. In addition to paying tribute to multiple year winners, this was the first time the Company honored 25 five-time Summit winners.
Michael J. Sicard, USI chairman, president & CEO, said: "USI has grown into one of the leading insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the United States. The Summit Awards were designed to recognize outstanding service associates who have played an integral part in helping us achieve our goals. All of our Summit winners across the country go above and beyond every day to build our brand, in their daily interactions with clients, prospects, carriers and other USI associates. It is about these great individuals coming together to make USI a special place – where uniting as ONE powerful force, we can make a positive and lasting difference at work, in the industry and in our local neighborhoods."
Kim Van Orman, USI senior vice president & CHRO, said: "This annual recognition program is the only one of its kind in our industry. The Summit Awards event is our way of honoring those individuals who exemplify the hard work, innovation, service and spirit of USI employees around the country. I am thrilled to be honoring these exceptional professionals who have contributed so much to USI, and I congratulate them on this wonderful achievement."
The USI Summit Awards were created in 2011 as reward and recognition for USI's associates nationwide who serve both internal and external clients. Each Summit winner receives the Summit Experience which includes: company-wide recognition; local office celebrations; a custom-designed trophy; and a "special" off-site day planned. For 2015, the honorees ranged from one to 45 years of service and were represented in USI offices from coast to coast.
USI is a leading local and national insurance brokerage and consulting firm, delivering property and casualty, employee benefits, personal risk and retirement solutions throughout the United States. Headquartered in Valhalla, New York, USI has over $1.0 billion in revenue, employs more than 4,400 professionals and operates out of 140 local offices serving every state. USI has become a premier insurance brokerage and consulting firm by leveraging the USI ONE Advantage®, an interactive platform that integrates proprietary and innovative client solutions, networked local resources and enterprise-wide collaboration to deliver customized results with positive, bottom line impact. USI attracts best-in-class industry talent with a long history of deep and continuing investment in our local communities. For more information, visit usi.biz.
Cecile M. Locurto
USI Insurance Services
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