Malena Farrell was chosen as a state winner for exemplifying the characteristics and qualifications required to be eligible for the prestigious National Outstanding CSR of the Year Award
Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2010
The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research has announced that Malena Farrell is the 2010 Outstanding CSR of the Year recipient for the state of NJ.
To qualify for this top state honor, Ms. Farrell submitted these with the winning essay on the topic, “Many people come to the insurance business by chance and stay by choice. In the first paragraph, briefly describe how you were first employed in the insurance business. Then, given the changes you have observed and anticipate in the future, explain what would be the best title for the CSR of tomorrow and why?” Additionally, Ms. Farrell was selected for having demonstrated outstanding service and professionalism within the insurance and her local community.
Ms. Farrell began her insurance career in 1997 with Raritan Valley Insurance Services, Inc in Flemington, NJ. In the past 13 years she has served in various capacities, including Personal Lines CSR, Commercial Lines Account Executive, Marketing Manger, and Office Manager. She attained her CISR designation in 2006, her CRIS designation in 2009, and is currently working towards her CIC designation
“Malena Farrell was chosen as a state winner for exemplifying the characteristics and qualifications required to be eligible for the prestigious National Outstanding CSR of the Year Award,” stated Dr. William T. Hold, PhD., CIC, CPCU, CLU, President of the National Alliance. “She represents the backbone of the insurance community, those customer service representatives distinguished for providing exceptional service on a daily basis.”
Ms. Farrell receives a framed certificate, embossed with the special Outstanding CSR of the Year bronze medallion symbol, and is now one of 42 individuals eligible for the national honor. The National Outstanding CSR of the Year Award carries a $2,000 cash prize and a scholarship for the recipient’s employer to any program offered by the National Alliance. The national winner also receives a distinctive gold and diamond lapel pin cast with the Outstanding CSR of the Year emblem. Additional, the winner’s name will be inscribed on a sculpture permanently displayed at the national headquarters in Austin, Texas.
For further information regarding the 2010 Outstanding CSR of the Year Award, contact The National Alliance, PO Box 27027, Austin, Texas 78755-2027; 800-633-2165, or 512-346-7358; website: http://www.TheNationalAlliance.com.
Raritan Valley Insurance Services is an independent insurance agency based in New Jersey. Since 1971, Raritan Valley Insurance Services has helped thousands of business and personal clients find the best insurance coverage at the right price. For a list of services or to request a quote, visit http://www.rvis.net.