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The Vermont Agency Recognizes Local Associates for 2015 Achievements

The Vermont Agency recently awarded their top 2015 agents at the annual awards banquet which was held at the Hilton in Burlington.

Daniel J. Streeter, CPA**, PFS was presented with the Blaine W. Sprout Award* which is presented to the agent who is the top associate of the Agency. The Super Bowl award* was presented to Matthew A. Walker for second top associate of the Agency. Timothy A. O'Halloran, CFP® was presented with the David M. Boardman Award* which is presented to the agent who has displayed a positive work ethic while consistently producing at a high level during the prior year and he also received the ESI Summit Award which is presented to the top equities representative of the year. The Ethan Allen Associate of the Year Award was presented to Sean T. Keefe for displaying the greatest professional growth as an agent within their first four years. The Fred S. Brynn Award was presented to Michael G. Castillo, LUTCF, CFP® as the associate who displayed the greatest professional growth over the previous year. Christopher J. Huchro received the CMNB Above & Beyond Award for contributing the greatest to others. Starr H. Barnum, V received the CMNB Dramatic Impact Award for his contribution to the Agency and assisting the team in system delivery.  James J. Handy, CLU received the Steve Kostka Pride Award* which is based on the number of life insurance applications submitted for that year and Pamela J. Lambert, a member of our staff received the Giving Tree Award for her dedication to and the success of The Vermont Agency Foundation.

The Agency also received recognition by National Life Group for outstanding sales results in 2015.  National Life awarded the Agency with the Sentinel Agency Leader Award, the Annuity Agency Leader Award, the Equity Gold Award and the President's Trophy Gold Award for their 2015 successes.


The Vermont Agency Recognizes and Congratulates their 2015 President's Club* Qualifiers for Dramatically Impacting the Lives of Others

Guy A. Alderdice, Jr., Starr H. Barnum, V, Justin T. Beauregard, Michael G. Castillo, LUTCF, CFP®, CLU, Michael C. Donnelly, LUTCF, Mark L. Elstner, CLU, ChFC, Jeffrey M. Haller, James J. Handy, CLU, Laurie Hasso, CLU, CFP®, ChFC, Corey L. Hevrin, Christopher J. Huchro, Sean T. Keefe, Michelle P. Lawrence, CPA, PFS, Timothy A. O'Halloran, CFP®, ´╗┐Christopher L. Saras, Daniel J. Streeter, CPA, PFS and Matthew A. Walker.


National Life Group® is a trade name of National Life Insurance Company, Montpelier, VT, and its affiliates.  Each company of National Life Group is solely responsible for its own financial condition and contractual obligations.  Equity Services, Inc (ESI), Member FINRA/SIPC, is a Broker/Dealer and Registered Investment Adviser.  Securities and investment advisory services are offered solely through registered representatives and investment adviser representatives of ESI.  Sentinel Investments® is the unifying brand name for Sentinel Financial Services Company, Sentinel Asset Management, Inc., and Sentinel Administrative Services, Inc.  All companies, unless otherwise noted, are affiliated and are located in Montpelier, VT.  The Vermont Agency is independent of ESI and Sentinel Investments.  The Vermont Agency's offices serve as the Northern New England general agency of National Life Group.

The Vermont Agency proudly serves its clients throughout Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Upstate New York through its multi-state offices and committed professionals who work with individuals, business owners and their families to help address their needs for protection, asset accumulation, retirement planning, estate planning strategies, and business planning - both business continuation and selective employee benefits.

*Based on sales criteria.  **Tax advice and accounting services are offered independently of The Vermont Agency.  TC89273(0316)1