PHOTO SUBMITTED / Pictured (from left to right) are Michael Kersgard, Life & Health Academic Director  National Alliance, Mary Stogner, ACSR, Melissa Oursler, CIC, and Sara Snowden, CIC, CPCU, CPIW.
PHOTO SUBMITTED / Pictured (from left to right) are Michael Kersgard, Life & Health Academic Director National Alliance, Mary Stogner, ACSR, Melissa Oursler, CIC, and Sara Snowden, CIC, CPCU, CPIW.

Mississippi CSR of the year named

Published 8:10pm Saturday, July 26, 2014

Austin, Texas – The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research has announced that Mary Stogner is the 2014 Outstanding CSR of the Year recipient for the state of Mississippi.

To qualify for this top state honor, Mary submitted the winning essay on the prompt: “It is generally agreed that both new and renewal business are crucial to the success of an agency. Explain whether new business or renewal business is more important to the long-term value and profitability of an agency. Identify four ways a CSR, Account Executive or Account Manager can have a meaningful impact on the new and/or renewal business written by the agency.” Additionally, Mary was selected for having demonstrated outstanding service and professionalism within the insurance community.

Mary began her insurance career in 1970. She has seen many events in the insurance industry – hard markets, soft markets and various agency mergers. She is a consummate insurance professional. Mary is a commercial lines account manager with Insurance & Risk Managers in McComb.

In addition to winning this award on the state level, Mary was named a semi-finalist for the national level.

Attached is a picture of Mary receiving her award at the 2014 Conferment Ceremony conducted on July 18 at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Jackson.