People in the News
The following employees of Continental Western Group Insurance, Luverne, were recognized by the Insurance Professionals of Greater Sioux Falls at the 2017 Membership Appreciation Banquet:
Krista Ahrendt, Commercial Underwriter, of Continental Western Group of Luverne, was named Young New Professional of the Year. This award recognizes a new member who has made significant contributions to IAIP. It recognizes participation in association affairs, completion of selected insurance courses and involvement in governmental activities.
Orie Voight, Regional Vice President of Continental Western Group, was name Executive of the Year. The award recognizes excellence among those leaders employed in the insurance industry. Among the criteria considered in conferring the award are the candidate’s commitment to the organization and support of the current members’ goals and accomplishments.
Rae Frahm, Compliance Specialist of Continental Western Group, was recognized as the president of the Insurance Professionals of Greater Sioux Falls association for the past year. Rae was recognized for her leadership qualities with effective communication to all members, and ensuring a smooth transition for the incoming president.
At the 2017 International Association of Insurance Professionals Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico Lori Boen was named International Claims Professional of the Year.
Boen is claims supervisor of Continental Western Group of Luverne and received the honor for excellence in the insurance claims field. Among the criteria considered in conferring the award are experience, professional capacity, formal education in the claims field, association activity and response to a claims-related essay question.