Texas Association of Health Underwriters is Big Winner at National Convention
AUSTIN, Texas, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Texas Association of Health Underwriters (TAHU) left the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) recent annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia with eight awards including some of the national organization’s most prestigious. TAHU’s success reinforced why many consider it one of the strongest professional organizations of health insurance agents and company representatives in the country.
Leading the way was TAHU’s 2012-2013 president Kelly Fristoe with three awards including the Distinguished Service Award for his exemplary commitment of time, talent and finances to the advancement of the association. Fristoe also received the Legislative Achievement Award for his special service in state legislative affairs during the past year and was also recognized with the Presidential Citation award for his efforts in leading the Texas association to a high level of excellence during his tenure.
Fristoe is a health insurance broker at the Wichita Falls firm Financial Partners.
Trei Wild, Vice President of Sales at SeeChange Health for the Dallas/Fort Worth area, received NAHU’s highest honor receiving the Harold R. Gordon Memorial Award as the industry’s Person of the Year.
Additionally, TAHU was presented the Landmark Award for the state association’s excellence in service to its members, the industry and public. The organization also claimed the Robert W. Osler Award for its exceptional leadership in providing outstanding educational programs and professional development on health insurance to its members, associates and the general public.
TAHU’s local Texoma chapter garnered the Pacesetter Award for its outstanding achievements and excellence to its members, the industry and the public. The association’s West Texas chapter was recognized for achieving the highest retention rate for its membership.
In reflecting on the association’s big day in Atlanta, Fristoe stated, “Our success is a reflection of the quality of health insurance brokers and agents that are members of TAHU. When you join this organization, you’re making a commitment to step out in the pursuit of excellence as you serve your customers.”
He continued, “TAHU’s goal is to provide the support and leadership that our member brokers and agents need to be effective health benefit advisors. I’m proud of all of our chapters and members and especially those who made today’s recognition possible.”
Texas Association of Health Underwriters (TAHU) is a state trade association representing licensed health insurance agents, brokers, consultants and benefit professionals who serve the health insurance needs of employers seeking health insurance coverage. TAHU is a state chapter of the National Association of Health Underwriters.
SOURCE Texas Association of Health Underwriters