The Harford-Cecil chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of Maryland was honored recently as the Association of the Year.
The Maryland branch of the association held its annual President's Luncheon June 18 in Columbia, installed officers and honored past presidents.
Among the recognized past recipients of Paul J Murphy Award, which is the highest recognition by the State Association and given to someone who has demonstrated long-term commitment to education and service to NAIFA, was John A. Styer, CLU, ChFC, a longtime member of the Harford-Cecil NAIFA Association as well as past local and state NAIFA president.
The 2012-2013 Association of the Year Award was the NAIFA Harford-Cecil Association, chosen based on its growth of members year over year, outstanding commitment to the continuing education of financial services industry professionals, legislative advocacy and leadership among peers to others who are striving to improve, according to a press release from the organization.
Recognized and in attendance to receive the plaque presented by Steve Aquino, RFC, CSA (President for 2012-13) were Nicholas Mallis, CLU, Rick Carroll, CFBS, Michael Garrity, CSA, Lisa Fulco, LUTCF, and John Styer, CLU, ChFC. Not present but recognized for their association contributions was J William Kokie, Linda Holland, and Glen Arrington and Executive Assistant, Doris Canova.
Meetings of the Harford-Cecil group are held on the first Thursday of each month at the HEAT Center, 1201 Technology Drive, Aberdeen, from 8 a.m. to 11. Financial professionals and affiliates are encouraged to attend. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.facebook.com/harfordcecilnaifa for more information.