The prestigious award from Western & Southern Life recognizes outstanding performance and operation by an agency in both sales and client service. The Ashland Agency is located in Russell, Kentucky.
“To obtain the coveted President’s Trophy, it takes a strong team that is committed to achieving results,” said Troy Brodie, president and chief marketing officer of Western & Southern Life’s W&S Agency Group. “Among the many factors that played a role in the Ashland Agency earning this recognition, strong and experienced leadership, disciplined execution and team spirit rise to the top.”
“On behalf of the Ashland Agency team, I can say that we are truly honored by this recognition,” said John Large, Ashland Agency Manager. “We feel gratified that our hard work and persistence have paid off.”
The Ashland Agency includes the following associates who were also recognized as part of the President’s Trophy: staff managers Allen Hewitt, Ryan Matney, Dan Redman, Melinda Risner, Amy Sloan and Joel West, and financial representatives Becky Adkins, Travis Dearth, Bryon Fellhauer, Christopher Hamm, Steven Hines (now retired), Teresa Killen, Kym Kiser-Wills, Melissa Martin, Jerry Miller, Jessica Mowery, Carolyn Murphy, Matt Rodman, Cheyenne Russell, Tom Sherman, Clay Stephens II, Shellie Twinam, Paula Ward, Brian Washburn and Roy Wyatt.
Agency Operations & Support associates include Crystal Newman, Kelly Hall, Nadine Maynard, Dava Jordan, Stephanie Cook, Lou Hill and Debra Nordhoff.
Western & Southern Life has been awarding the annual President’s Trophy to its top-performing agency for more than 50 years.