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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, for the second year in a row.  

The prestigious award from Western & Southern Life recognizes outstanding performance and operation by an agency in both sales and client service. 

“Persistent determination helped the Chicago-Northwest Agency once again achieve the coveted President’s Trophy,” said Troy Brodie, senior vice president, Western & Southern Life and president of W&S Agency Group. “A strong culture of supporting each other is also a hallmark of this team.”

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

“The Chicago-Northwest team and I are truly honored to be recognized,” said Paul Markowski, agency manager. “We have worked very hard to create value for all stakeholders during an unprecedented time, and I’m grateful to be a part of this resilient team.”

The Chicago-Northwest Agency is located in Rosemont, Illinois. The team being recognized as part of the President’s Trophy include staff managers Tadeusz Hipner,  Romana Klisiewicz, Irena Pantelemoniuk, Emin Safarov and Piotr Wojtanowicz; financial representatives Casimir Baczynski, Jolanta Bazylewicz, Malgorzata Benbenek, Krystyna Brozek, Iwonna Brzeg-Greszta, Renata Dabrowski, Beata Drozd, Joseph Duea, Urszula Ferreira, Eva Gorski, Katarzyna Heretyk, Jagoda Janiszewska, Alicja Jodczyk, Andrzej Jozwiak, Vilma Kava, Ruslan Khalilov, Malgorzata Koziel, Orkhan Mammadli, Malgorzata Mazurkiewicz, Malgorzata McKay, Elzbieta Mendron, Alina Moniuszko, Mujeeb Osman, Urszula Ostrega, Christopher Schurter, Zbigniew Swacha, Albina Szarek, Lucyna Szymanski and Alice Wysznski; and agency operations associates Donna Bender, Joseph Craglione and Seva Safarova.

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