International Worksite Marketing Hall of Fame

On August 12

On August 12, 1999, the first inductees into the International Worksite Marketing Hall-Of-Fame were recognized at the annual WORKSITE MARKETING MANIA conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. (The conference has since been renamed WORKPLACE BENEFITS MANIA.) Each year new inductees are recognized at our July / August conference.

The Workplace Benefits Association is proud to recognize the following individuals for their contributions to the industry of voluntary employee benefit plans:

On August 12 International Worksite Marketing

DANIEL AMOS

JOHN AMOS

PAUL AMOS

J  RICHARD A. ANCY

WARREN G. BENOIT

DAVID A. BIRD

RICHARD BEIGHTOL

JOHN BEESLEY

BONNIE BRAZZELL

ALLEN BRESS

PHIL BRIMER

ROBERT J. BURKE

ALAN CASHMAN, CLU

BONNIE CASHMAN

TONEY CHIMIENTI

JIM CHRISTENSON

JAMES D. DAVIDSON, CLU

STEVE A. DAVIDSON, CLU

JIM EVANS

GLEN FINCH

JOE GAUDINO

LEON STEELE GOODALL

JAMES V. HUNT, CLU, CHFC

DANIEL A. JOHNSON

DANIEL JUND

JOHN R.KEENAN, CLU, CPCU

WILLIAM KELLY JR.

RON KLEIMAN

JACQUES LABRECQUE

BOB LERAAS

PHILLIP W. LESLIE

GILBERT W. LOWERRE

CHRIS MARTIN

JOHN R. MILAM, CLU

THOMAS Y. MOON, FLMI

DAVID M. MOORE, SR.

CHARLES R. MOORHEAD

GREG MORANO

RICHARD MORGAN

ROBERT J. MORHAUSER

DOROTHY F. MURRAY

JAMES M. OUIMET, MBA, CES

JAMES T. PETTAPIECE, CLU

>JOSEPH C. PLUMBO

JODELLE ROBERTS

HARLAN S. SHER

MICHAEL H. SHERIDAN

ROBERT S. SHESTACK

"GENE" C. SORREL

CHARLES J. STEPNOWSKI

RON STONE

HARLAND C. STONECIPHER

COY STREETMAN

DALTON A. TATE, JR.

PETER S. TILLSON

RENNY VESTRY THOMAS, SR.

Rob J. Thurston

MARTIN F. TRAYNOR

THOMAS M. TUCKERMAN, JD

JIM WARD

CHARLES W. WARNER

W. WAYNE WATKINS

ALAN WHEATLAND

TURNER P. WILLIAMS

 

2015 Inductees Include:
Bonnie Brazzell Chris Martin Rob J. Thurston
Vice President
Eastbridge Consulting Group
President
Combined Worksite Solutions
President
HR Consulting Group

2014 Inductees Include:
Toney Chimienti Pride Scanlan Jim Ward
President
Chimienti & Associates Inc.
Co-Managing DirectorBenefit Communications, Inc.
Founder and Principal
Ward Services Inc.

2013 Inductees Include:
Allen Bress Phil Brimer Daniel A. Johnson
President
Merchants Benefit Administration
Director, Sales
focus3 BENEFITS
VP Sales and Marketing
Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions


2012 Inductees Include:
David M. Moore, Sr. Dalton A. Tate, Jr. Ron Stone
 Co-Founder, Capital Insurance Agency, Inc.  Co-Founder, Capital Insurance Agency, Inc. President, The Comprehensive Companies

 



2011 INDUCTEES



Neiciee Durrence
Vice President, Acquisition Strategies, Unum
 



Lou Pantalone
co-founder, principal, Executive Vice President of Univers Workplace


2010 INDUCTEES


Dan Amos
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Aflac Incorporated


Paul Shelby Amos
Co-Founder
Aflac Incorporated


Jim Christenson
Field Vice President
Allstate Workplace Division


Robert S. Shestack, WBC,
Managing Director,
National Sales Leader | Employer Benefits Business, Marsh U.S. Consumer, a service of Seabury & Smith, Inc.




2009 INDUCTEES

The Workplace Benefits Association is pleased to announce that William Kelly Jr. and JoDelle Roberts have been selected to be inducted into the International Worksite Marketing Hall-Of-Fame. Induction ceremonies took place at Workplace Benefits Mania 2009, Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, NV on August 4th.

Every industry has a cluster of high achievers that help set the pace and show what the possibilities are. To be elected to the Hall of Fame one must have formed, altered, enabled or impacted the worksite landscape. In the worksite marketing arena, these individuals have distinguished themselves and their profession over their careers, and the Workplace Benefits Association extends them our thanks and congratulations.

William Kelly Jr.
President & CEO
Voluntary Employee Benefit Advisors
JoDelle Roberts
President
JD Administrative Services, Inc.



2008 Inductees

The Workplace Benefits Association is pleased to announce the following professionals have been selected to be inducted into the International Worksite Marketing Hall-Of-Fame. Induction ceremonies took place at Workplace Benefits Mania 2008, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV on July 29th.

  • Martin F. Traynor, Vice President, Voluntary Benefits, Mutual Of Omaha
  • Turner P. Williams, Turner P. Williams & Associates

 

Martin F. Traynor
Vice President, Voluntary Benefits
Mutual Of Omaha
Turner P. Williams
Turner P. Williams & Associates
 



2007 Inductees

The Workplace Benefits Association is pleased to announce the following professionals have been selected to be inducted into the International Worksite Marketing Hall-Of-Fame. Induction ceremonies took place at Workplace Benefits Mania 2007, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV on July 17th.

  • David A. Bird, President, Allstate Workplace Division
  • Glen Finch, President & CEO, CancerAmerica (Retired)
  • Joe Gaudino, Co-Founder, Worksite Communications
  • Harland C. Stonecipher, Founder, Board Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President, Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc.

David A. Bird
President
Allstate Workplace Division
Glen Finch
President & CEO
CancerAmerica
Joe Gaudino
Co-Founder
Worksite Communications
 
Harland C. Stonecipher
Founder, Board Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President
Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc.

“We are proud to be able to recognize the accomplishments of these individuals” commented Jeff Grabiak, President, Worksite Benefits, Inc. and current President of the Workplace Benefits Association. “Every industry has a cluster of high achievers that help set the pace and show what the possibilities are. To be elected to the Hall of Fame one must have formed, altered, enabled or impacted the worksite landscape. In the worksite marketing arena, these four individuals have distinguished themselves and their profession over their careers, and speaking for the organization, we extend them our thanks and congratulations.”




2006 Inductees

The Workplace Benefits Association is pleased to announce the following professionals have been selected to be inducted into the International Worksite Marketing Hall-Of-Fame.

  • Warren G. Benoit, President, Benoit & Associates (introduced by Jim Christenson & Walt Podgurski)
  • Ron Kleiman, President, BenefitVision, Inc. (introduced by Virginia Eanes)
  • Gilbert W. Lowerre, CLU, CHFC, President, Eastbridge Consulting Group, Inc. (Introduced by Bonnie Brazzell)
  • Eugene “Gene” C. Sorrel, President and Chief Marketing Officer, Continental American
    Insurance Company (CAIC) (Introduced by Chip Sorrel)

Warren G. Benoit Ron Kleiman Gilbert W. Lowerre “Gene” C. Sorrel

Induction ceremonies took place at the Benefits Marketing Mania 2006 Meeting at Bally's Hotel in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 19th.




2005 Inductees

The Workplace Benefits Association is pleased to announce the following professionals have been inducted into the International Worksite Marketing Hall-Of-Fame. Induction ceremonies took place at the Benefits Marketing Mania 2005 Meeting at Bally's Hotel in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 27th.

  • John Beesley, Chairman of the Board, Mass Group Marketing / UNUM Educator Plans
  • John R. Milam, CLU, Executive Vice President, Willis of Tennessee, Inc.
  • Greg Morano,President & CEO, CBP Technologies, Inc.
  • W. Wayne Watkins, President, CBIZ Worksite Services, Inc.

John Beesley John R. Milam, CLU Greg Morano W. Wayne Watkins

 




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