Western & Southern Life’s Chicago-Northwest Agency Wins President’s Trophy

Western & Southern Financial Group •
Paul Markowski

The Chicago-Northwest Agency of The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, a member of Western & Southern Financial Group, has received the company’s highest annual honor, the President’s Trophy.   

The prestigious award from Western & Southern Life recognizes outstanding performance and operation by an agency in both sales and client service. The Chicago-Northwest Agency is located in Rosemont, Illinois.

“It takes a strong, results-oriented team to achieve the coveted President’s Trophy,” said Troy Brodie, president and chief marketing officer of W&S Agency Group. “The Chicago-Northwest Agency was able to earn this recognition through its strong culture of teamwork and supporting each other.”

Western & Southern Life’s agencies are ranked in five measurements tied to production, persistency and financial representative retention. 

“The Chicago-Northwest Agency team and I are truly honored by this recognition,” said Paul Markowski, agency manager. “We have worked very hard to create peace of mind for our customers, and to achieve this high honor after a very challenging year during a pandemic is very gratifying for us all.”

The team being recognized as part of the President’s Trophy include staff managers Romana Klisiewicz, Brian Lee, Piotr Wojtanowicz and Teresa Young; financial representatives Casimir Baczynski (retired), Malgorzata Benbenek, Bettina Bokiess Casey, Marco Camarena, Renata Dabrowski, Beata Drozd, John Eichler, Frank Ferrarese, Ronald Foster, Barbara Gradzik, Franklin Haney, Katarzyna Heretyk, Jagoda Janiszewska, Robert Jones, Malgorzata Mazurkiewicz, Malgorzata McKay, Alina Moniuszko, Julie Nowak, Urszula Ostrega, Aleksander Witalec and Alice Wysznski; and agency operations associates Lina Perez and Seva Safarova.

Western & Southern Life has been awarding the annual President’s Trophy to its top-performing agency for more than 50 years.