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Pekin Insurance® Recognizes Agents and Agencies for Going Beyond the expected.®

During the month of March, Pekin Insurance held their 53rd annual Awards and Appreciation Banquets to honor agents and agencies for insurance production that has gone Beyond the expected.® This year, 42 Beyond the Expected® Agency Awards, 134 Underwriter of Merit Awards, 131 Gold Key Awards, 153 Silver Key Awards, and 97 Inner Circle Club memberships were presented at banquets held in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

The top 4% of agencies were recognized with the Beyond the Expected® Agency Award for exceptionally high standards of service to an agency’s customers and community. As our top award, the Beyond the Expected® Agency Award is given only to an agency which has demonstrated outstanding professional performances in both the Property/Casualty and the Life and Health lines of insurance.

The top 11% of agencies were presented with the Underwriter of Merit Award, which recognizes excellent professional skill and knowledge in the field of Property/Casualty insurance.

Individual agents who demonstrated superiority in the sales of Life and Health insurance were awarded the company’s Gold and Silver Key Awards. Gold Key Award winners represent the top 2% of the company’s agents, and Silver Key Award winners are in the top 4% of agents.

Membership in the elite Inner Circle Club, the highest honor for Life and Health insurance producers, was achieved by those agents who excelled Beyond the expected® to be among the top 1% of Pekin Life Insurance Company producers.

In addition, the coveted Robert T. Tebben Agency of the Year Award was presented to one agency in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, and Wisconsin. This elite award honors the late Robert T. Tebben who, in his more than 50 years of service to the company, contributed more than any other single individual to the present success of Pekin Insurance. He believed that all Pekin Insurance agencies should strive to go Beyond the expected® to provide a full range of services to their customers. The agencies honored with this award were Ramsey Financial Services, Inc., in Bowen, Bushnell, Nauvoo, Ashkum, and Macomb, Illinois; Killingbeck, Inc., in Kokomo, Indiana; Nelson Brothers Agency in Bettendorf, Moline, Muscatine, and Blue Grass, Iowa; Dressel & Evans Agency, Inc., in Columbus, Ohio; and Senz Insurance Agency, Inc., in Beloit, Wisconsin.

It is a true privilege for Pekin Insurance to celebrate the accomplishments of their outstanding agents and agencies at Awards and Appreciation Banquets each year.

Pekin Insurance, which provides multiple lines of insurance, has been in business since 1921. Pekin Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, and Wisconsin through its growing agency force, which now totals 1,176 independent agencies and 7,802 producers in the six-state area. The company is headquartered in Pekin, Illinois, with service offices in Moline, Mount Vernon, Rockford, and Warrenville, Illinois; Indianapolis and Warsaw, Indiana; Des Moines, Iowa; Columbus, Ohio; and Appleton and Waukesha, Wisconsin.

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