Achievement & Recognition

LIMRA Launches 4th Annual Rising Stars Contest to Recognize Up & Coming Leaders in Distribution

Looking for ’10 Under 40′ to represent leadership in distribution, innovation, marketing & retirement

LIMRA’s Rising Stars initiative now in its fourth year. Visit here.

WINDSOR, Conn., February 5, 2019 – LIMRA is now accepting nominations for its fourth annual Distribution Rising Stars contest. The contest will recognize 10 professionals under 40 who demonstrate leadership and innovation, supporting distribution within LIMRA member companies. “Due to constant advances in technology, the way companies connect with its consumers is continually changing. Young leaders who can keep pace with new ways of thinking will help shape the future of distribution,” said Sean O’Donnell, vice president, member relations and consulting. “Our organization looks forward to recognizing the emerging leaders vital to the future of our industry.”

LIMRA established the Rising Stars program in 2016 as part of its 100th Anniversary celebration. The contest was designed to recognize the industry’s best and brightest professionals under 40 who demonstrate excellence in each of the four categories (Distribution, Retirement, Technology and Marketing & Communications).

To select the winners, a panel of judges will rate each nomination on a scale of 1 to 5; the 10 nominations with the highest averaged scores will be the winners. As part of the judging process, LIMRA is requiring each submission to include three detailed examples of why the candidate exemplifies a LIMRA Rising Star.

Home office employees of LIMRA member companies who are under 40 years old and have a role in distribution are eligible for this contest. Prior Rising Star winners are ineligible. All submissions should include a high-resolution photo (min 300 dpi). To nominate a leader, please visit www.limra.com/RSNominate/, and fill out the form.

Wanted: Dedicated Leaders

“LIMRA is looking for dedicated leaders who are passionate about making a difference in distribution,” said O’Donnell. “If this describes one your colleagues, I encourage you to nominate them.”

looking for dedicated leaders who are passionate about making a difference in distribution. If this describes one your colleagues, I encourage you to nominate them...

The deadline for nominations is March 5, 2019, at 5 pm EST. To learn more about the program or view prior Rising Star winners, please visit LIMRA’s Rising Stars Program

2019 Distribution Rising Star Contest
The 4th annual distribution rising Star contest is now open. LIMRA is looking for 10 up-and-comers who demonstrate leadership and innovation supporting distribution. The contest is open to all home office employees of LIMRA member companies who are under 40 years old and have not previously won a Rising Star award. All submissions should include at least three reasons why the candidate is a rising star and a high-resolution photo (min 300 dpi). To nominate a colleague, please fill out our nomination form by March 5, 2019.

What is a LIMRA Rising Star?
LIMRA is recognizing the industry’s best and brightest professionals under 40 who support Distribution, Marketing and Communications, Retirement, and Technology within our member firms.

LIMRA started the Rising Stars contest in 2016 as part of its 100th Anniversary celebration. The contest acknowledges the importance of the next generation of leaders who are not only embracing all the changes taking place in the financial services industry but are also reacting to these changes in innovative ways. LIMRA is looking for creative, dedicated individuals who are helping to propel the industry forward.

The program was designed to, recognize the industry’s best and brightest professionals. Each candidate will be given a rating of 1-5 from each judge. For each contest, the 10 candidates who receive the highest overall scores will be selected – 40 winners total across the four categories combined. Additional contest details include:

Each submission will need to include the nominee’s manager’s name and email address to confirm the nomination is valid.

  • Candidates need to be nominated by a colleague (no self-nominations).
  • Submissions will need to include 3 examples why the candidate is a Rising Star.
  • All fields in the submission form are required for submission.

 

 

 

 

About LIMRA
Serving the industry since 1916, LIMRA, a worldwide research, consulting and professional development organization, is the trusted source of industry knowledge, helping nearly 600 insurance and financial services companies in 64 countries. Visit LIMRA at www.limra.com.