James B. Phelan, CPCU, CLU, CIC, CPIA Receives Louie E. Woodbury Jr. Leadership Award
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LOUIE E. WOODBURY, JR. LEADERSHIP AWARD TO JAMES B. PHELAN
Reno, NV - April 16, 2008 - James B. Phelan, CPCU, CLU, CIC, CPIA, chairman of Phelan Insurance Agency Inc. of Versailles, Ohio, was presented with the Louie E. Woodbury, Jr. Leadership Award at The AMS Users' Group 32nd National Conference, held in Reno, Nevada. This prestigious award is reserved for outstanding leaders who have given a lifetime of service to make The AMS Users' Groupand the agents it servesstronger.
insight and tireless work helped to mold the Users' Group into the vibrant organization it is today. He
organized the first AMS Users'
Group Education Committee and developed the original format for the Group's educational offerings. He
created the structure of the first AMS Users' Group Chapterslocal entities that now are the lifeblood of the organization.
He has served as AMS Users' Group president, conference chairman and headed numerous committees, but just as importantly, he has been a mentor to members and staff alike.
"Everywhere you look in this organization, you can see Jim's imprint," said outgoing Users' Group President Chuck Lowe. "He is a true visionary who has not only shaped what The AMS Users' Group is today, but he helped shape the careers of so many agents and staff members.
has a huge capacity for giving.
This award is long overdue."
is a former recipient of the prestigious Dunbar Award. He
was surprised and honored to receive this recognition.
"I love this organization and am honored to receive this award," Phelan