Our top producing Sales Agents gathered together January 17-19 at the Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel & Conference Center for the 2014 Leaders Conference, hosted by our Home Office Sales Team. Several of the Agents were given special recognition for their outstanding professional achievements.
Jimmy Tirres of the San Antonio General Agency captured the #1 General Agency Excellence Award. This award recognizes the top General Agent for performance in eight areas, including new agent recruitment and production, total monthly life applications written, percentage of monthly branch growth and monthly increase in Life Premium, persistency of business, total monthly life premium, and total monthly overall premium. The San Antonio General Agency was also honored as the #1 Life General Agency of the Year and won the Manpower Development Award too.
Eugene Smart of Smart & Associates in Houston, Texas was named the #2 General Agency Excellence Award honoree. Smart also captured the Total Production Leader award for the most life insurance and annuity sales combined.
David Walker of the Walker Agency in Dallas, Texas was the #2 Life General Agency of the Year.
Werner Halfmann of Lowake, Texas received the Fraternal Life Agency of the Year Award. He represents excellence in utilizing living and fraternal benefits to demonstrate the value-added benefits of Catholic Life.
Chief Underwriter Frank Gentile singled out Ricky Schroeder of Windthorst, Texas as the Field Underwriter of the Year.
Our top rookie agents were Barbara Dietrich of San Antonio and Regina Heinrich of Houston.
Elaine Labus of Floresville earned the #1 Apostle or Top Producer of the Year award for the first time.
Other top producers include:
- Francis Lutz, FIC
- Geraldine Martinez, FIC
- Charlotte Grobe,
- Loretta Schmidt, FIC
- Wilbert Jost, FIC
- Wendy Janak, FIC
- Ricky Schroeder
- Valerie Henscheid
- Regina Heinrich
- Lawrence Lenzen, Jr.
- Virginia Jendrusch, FIC