Slideshow International Worksite Marketing Hall of Fame

  • May 04 2016, 2:32am EDT

International Worksite Marketing Hall of Fame

The WBA’s International Worksite Marketing Hall-of-Fame recognizes professionals for their contributions to the industry of voluntary employee benefit plans. The WBA inducts new members at its annual Workplace Benefits Mania event.

(Editor's Note: Titles were valid at time of award)

Walt Podgurski Lifetime Achievement Award-2017

Warren Benoit, President, Benoit and Associates, Inc.

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2017-Vince Cicatiello

Principal, AdvanBen

2017-Larry Kropp

Regional Vice President, Transamerica Employee Benefits

Walt Podgurski Lifetime Achievement Award-2016

James M. Ouimet, President, US Marketing & Sales, Afinium

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2016-Frank Doherty

CEO, Managing Partner, National Benefit Partners, LLC

2016-Brad Wier

Managing Director, Univers Workplace Solutions

2015 - Bonnie Brazzell

Vice President, Eastbridge Consulting Group

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2015 Chris Martin

President, Combined Worksite Solutions

2015 Walt Podgurski

President, Connection Campus

2015 Rob Thurston

President, HR Consulting Group

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2014 Tony Chimienti

President, Chimienti & Associates Inc.

2014 Pride Scanlan

Co-Managing Director, Benefit Communications, Inc.

2014 Jim Ward

Founder and Principal, Ward Services Inc.

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2013 Allen Bress

President, Merchants Benefit Administration

2013 Phil Brimer

Director, Sales, focus3 BENEFITS

2013 Dan Johnson

VP Sales and Marketing, Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions

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2012 David Moore Sr.

Co-Founder, Capital Insurance Agency, Inc.

2012 Dalton Tate Jr.

Co-Founder, Capital Insurance Agency, Inc.

2012 Ron Stone

President, The Comprehensive Companies

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2011 Neiciee Durrence

Vice President, Acquisition Strategies, Unum

2011 Lou Pantalone

Co-Founder, Principal, Executive Vice President, Univers Workplace

2010 Paul Shelby Amos

Co-Founder, Aflac Incorporated

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2010 Dan Amos.

Co-Founder, Aflac Incorporated

2010 Jim Christenson

Field Vice President, Allstate Workplace Division

2010 Robert S. Shestack

Managing Director, National Sales Leader, Employer Benefits Business, Marsh U.S. Consumer

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2009 William (Tinker) Kelly Jr.

President & CEO, Voluntary Employee Benefit Advisors

2009 JoDelle Roberts

President, JD Administrative Services, Inc.

2008 Martin F. Traynor

Vice President, Voluntary Benefits, Mutual Of Omaha

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2008 Turner P. Williams

Principal, Turner P. Williams & Associates

2007 David Bird

President, Allstate Workplace Division

2007 Glen Finch

President & CEO, CancerAmerica

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2007 Joe Gaudino

Co-Founder, Worksite Communications

2007 Harland Stonecipher

Founder, Board Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President, Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc.

2006 Warren Benoit

President, Benoit & Associates

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2006 Ron Kleiman

President, BenefitVision, Inc

2006 Gilbert W. Lowerre

President, Eastbridge Consulting Group, Inc

2006 “Gene” C. Sorrel

President and Chief Marketing Officer, Continental American Insurance Company (CAIC)

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2005 John Beesley

Chairman of the Board, Mass Group Marketing / UNUM Educator Plans

2005 John R. Milam

Executive Vice President, Willis of Tennessee, Inc.

2005 Greg Morano

President & CEO, CBP Technologies, Inc.

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2005 W. Wayne Watkins.png

President, CBIZ Worksite Services, Inc.