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Brotherhood Mutual Recognizes Top 15 Five-Star Agencies

FORT WAYNE, IND., April 7, 2014: Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company recently recognized the company's Top 15 Five-Star Agencies, Agent of the Year, and Rookie of the Year at its annual Top Fifteen Five-Star Awards banquet. The event recognizes an agency's outstanding production and overall profitability to the company over a three-year period.

2013 Top Fifteen Five-Star Agencies
  1. American Church Insurance Services:  Redlands, California
  2. GuideStone Agency Services:  Dallas, Texas
  3. National Church Group:  Leesburg, Virginia
  4. Dykstra Agency, Inc.:  Grand Rapids, Michigan
  5. Louis Blosch Agency:  Tulsa, Oklahoma
  6. Shilton & Associates, Inc.:  Grand Rapids, Michigan
  7. Bitner-Henry Insurance Agency, Inc.:  Hagerstown, Maryland
  8. James Reed & Associates Insurance, Inc.:  Salem, Oregon
  9. American Church Group of Indiana:  Winona Lake, Indiana
  10. Church Insurance Specialists, Inc.:  Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
  11. Jump Insurance Agency:  Decatur, Illinois
  12. Fortner Insurance Services, Inc.:  Springfield, Missouri
  13. Brethren Mutual Aid Agency:  Abilene, Kansas
  14. Lingenfelter Insurance Agency:  Chillicothe, Illinois
  15. Christian Ministries Insurance:  Welches, Oregon
2013 Agency of the Year

American Church Insurance Services took home Five-Star Agency of the Year for the fourth consecutive year. Formerly known as Cutler Church Insurance Services, the Redlands, California agency has represented Brotherhood Mutual since 2005 under agency principal Tom Cutler.

2013 Agent of the Year

Zach Mize is Brotherhood Mutual’s top agent for 2013, in just his second year representing the company. The senior manager of sales at GuideStone Agency Services has worked at GuideStone since 2007.

2013 Rookie of the Year

John Murphy from GuideStone Agency Services was named Brotherhood Mutual’s 2013 Rookie of the Year. He barely edged out his colleague from Alabama, Greg Love, who also attended the banquet. Both agents began representing Brotherhood Mutual in 2012. This is the second consecutive year in which the Rookie of the Year came from GuideStone.