Texas Insurance Agency, Iscential, Celebrates a Successful Year and Sets High Goals for 2013 at 18th Annual Meeting and Awards in Houston

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“Delivering Our Promise” was the theme of the event as the Iscential team set off to provide “Trusted Advice and Peace of Mind” in 2013.

Iscential CEO Warren Barhorst

This is proof that being patient, aggregating our talents, and centralizing support is a proven formula for success.

Houston-based risk management and insurance agency, Iscential hosted its 18th Annual Kick-off Meeting and Agency Awards on February 8, 2013 at the Omni Houston Hotel in Houston’s Galleria area.

“All of our dedication and hard work the last few years: restructuring the company, changing the brand, and improving our distribution efficiency is really beginning to pay off,” states CEO Warren Barhorst. “This is proof that being patient, aggregating our talents, and centralizing support is a proven formula for success.”

More than 120 team members attended the one-day event that included presentations by Barhorst and multiple break-out sessions by corporate partners. Barhorst delivered a “State of the Company” presentation at the morning session, and wrapped up with a motivating call to action along the theme of the event: “Delivering Our Promise”.

“In 2012 we introduced the brand concept of ‘I am Iscential’; bringing focus to the fact that our clients, our partners and our teammates—everyone is Iscential,” states Barhorst. “We spent most of 2012 working on this concept and we must continue to do so to be successful in the future. As this develops further, we must begin to consistently deliver on our promise of ‘Trusted Advice and Peace of Mind’. I am counting on each of [Iscential team members] to step up and do your part and make the delivery of ‘Trusted Advice and Peace of Mind’ actionable to each and every client you come in contact with.”

One of the most anticipated highlights of the event was the annual agency awards dinner and ceremony. Team members who were awarded for raising the bar in 2012 included:

Individual Awards
Most At Bats: Bobby Talbott
Most Premium Booked: Phuc Dang
Total Lives Insured: Mark Farris
Commercial Leader: Jacob Jones
Cross-Sell Leader: Karen Kominczak

Agency Awards
Agency Commercial Leader: D/FW Office
Agency Life & Financial Leader: Bobby Talbott
Agency Account Relationship Leader: Eugene Pryor
Agency Retention Leader: Eugene Pryor
Agency Sales Leader: Agency Yu
Iscential Agency of the Year: Agency Yu

Iscential Pay-Off
Commercial Producer of the Year: Jacob Jones
Nationwide P&C Total DWP Growth Producer of the Year: Bobby Talbott
Nationwide New Personal Lines DWP Producer of the Year: Leash Yu
Support Associate of the Year: Stephanie Kleinhenz
Account Management Associate of the Year: Krystal Livingston

“We hope the weekend was full of fun and excitement and energized our team for a successful new year,” says Barhorst. “We absolutely could not be successful without our employees and partners. As they return to work and everyday life, I want them to remember that they are a part of something great, and that they are appreciated. We’ve come a long way and have an exciting future ahead, and they are a huge part of that.

For more information, call 713.856.5533 or visit iscential.com.

About Iscential
Iscential provides a full range of risk management and insurance services for families and businesses, including: auto, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, life, farm, flood, commercial, Texas Workers Compensation, administrative services, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and health and productivity services.

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