Award Recognizes Individuals and Organizations That Support the Expansion of the Direct Response Niche of the Life Insurance Industry
ATLANTA, GA – October 10, 2012 - The Life Insurance Direct Marketing Association (LIDMA) has awarded Byron Udell, CEO & President of AccuQuote, the 2012 LIDMA Vision Award. The presentation took place recently at LIDMA’s 9th annual Fall Meeting & Showcase in Palm Beach, FL.
The LIDMA Vision Award recognizes people and organizations that make substantial contributions to the advancement of the direct response segment of the life insurance industry. It is the highest honor that LIDMA can bestow on an individual or organization.
“Byron is a visionary leader that is a champion of our business,” said Andy Meehan, president of LIDMA. “He is one of the brightest minds in our industry and has worked tirelessly to improve the customer experience and expand the availability of life insurance to underserved middle Americans.”
Specifically, the LIDMA Vision Award winner is selected based upon several criteria:
•Innovation: Specifically in improving the process of how life insurance is delivered to middle America
•Dedication: To LIDMA and the mission to distribute more life insurance, enhance industry profitability and protect more American families
•Integrity: To combine a keen business sense with care for other people, kindness, and a passion for the benefits of life insurance
According to Meehan, some of the reasons Byron Udell was chosen for the LIDMA Vision Award was his care for the customer, his colleagues and co-workers and the direct response life insurance industry as a whole.
“LIDMA has experienced tremendous annual growth over the past decade and Byron has been an essential leader in the evolution of our organization into a catalyst for positive change in our industry,” said Meehan.
LIDMA is the primary association dedicated to supporting businesses and professionals active in direct sales of life insurance products to consumers – the fastest growing sales segment in the life insurance industry. The not-for-profit organization is committed to helping members boost their revenues and reduce costs.
For more information visit www.lidma.org.