SOURCE: American National Property and Casualty Company

Farm Family

August 14, 2015 10:22 ET

American National Names Terry Pitchford Assistant General Agent of the Year

SPRINGFIELD, MO--(Marketwired - August 14, 2015) - Terry Pitchford, ChFC, CLU, CLF, a multiple line assistant general agent with American National, was recently recognized for his 2014 sales achievements.

Pitchford received the 2014 President's Trophy Gold Assistant General Agent of the Year award, which is presented to the highest performing American National Multiple Line assistant general agent. In addition, he was also awarded the 2014 President's Trophy Silver Award as a Multiple Line AGA Top Life Insurance Producer of the Year. Pitchford had previously earned the President's Trophy Gold AGA of the Year award in 2012 and in 2011 he earned the President's Trophy Gold Award as an AGA Top Life Insurance Producer of the Year. In 1990 he was the Company Leading Multiple Line AGA. He has qualified for the company's Chieftain Club seven times and achieved Summit Club recognition in 1990, 2000 and 2014. Pitchford, of Austin, Texas, joined American National in 1981. He was named a Multiple Line assistant general agent in 1987.

"This award is American National's highest assistant general agent honor and is given to only one AGA each year," said Gary Lukovich, vice president, distribution and sales. "Terry's award is well-earned. Not only is he dedicated to his clients and his community, but he is also a manager who exemplifies our company values and leads by example. I'm extremely proud to have Terry representing American National."

Pitchford was named to the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), an association of financial professionals, in 2000. Less than one percent of all producers worldwide qualify for membership in MDRT. He is also a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, GAMA International and Financial Services Professionals.

Pitchford volunteers with HelpOurWounded.org and the Commemorative Air Force in San Marcos, Texas. He is also a 1987 graduate of Texas State University. Pitchford's office is located at 2501 Ranch Road 620 South, Suite 230 in Austin. He can be reached at (512) 328-6151 or www.pitchfordinsurance.com.

American National Insurance Company (American National), headquartered in Galveston, Texas, was founded in 1905 and is licensed in all states except New York. American National and its subsidiaries offer a broad line of products and services, which include life insurance, annuities, health insurance, credit insurance, pension products, and property and casualty insurance for personal lines, agribusiness and certain commercial exposures. American National companies operate in all 50 states.

American National established a dedicated property and casualty division in 1973 with American National Property And Casualty Company, Springfield, MO. This company serves 38 states not including New York. To better serve the unique insurance needs of the agricultural market, American National acquired the Farm Family group of insurance companies based in New York in 2001. For corporate and investor relations information, please visit American National's website at www.anico.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact: Gary Lukovich
    417-887-4990, ext. 2842
    American National Center
    1949 East Sunshine Street
    Springfield, MO 65899