The two-day meeting was packed full of information our Agents rely on to help our members protect their families and plan for retirement. We previewed exciting new products and services that we will roll out in 2013. Plus we honored the top producers of 2012.
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.
Case Hollub of the Hollub Agency of Weimar was named the #2 General Agency Excellence Award honoree. Hollub also captured the Overall Production Leader award for the most life insurance and annuity sales combined.
Larry Pelzel of the Pelzel Agency of San Angelo was the #2 Life General Agency of the Year. His associate, Wilbert Jost of Wall, earned the Life Production Leader award as well as the Fraternal Life Agent of the Year.
Chief Underwriter Frank Gentile singled out Alfred “Freddy” Garcia of Hondo, who works with the San Antonio General Agency, as the Field Underwriter of the Year.
Our top rookie agents were Valerie Henscheid of Muenster and Diana Lujan of San Antonio.
Gerri Martinez of Rockne earned the #1 Apostle or Top Producer of the Year award for the third consecutive year.
Other top producers include:
· Elaine A. Labus
· Wilbert L. Jost, FIC
· Werner A. Halfmann, FIC
· Ron D. Petersen, FIC
· Charlotte M. Grobe
· Michael G. Williams
· Kent R. Stehling
· Charles H. Kunz
· Wendy S. Janak, FIC
· 11. Jerome R. Matula, FIC
· E.J. Bayer