SOURCE: Transamerica


September 13, 2010 14:30 ET

Larry Anders, Chairman and CEO of Summit Alliance Companies and Transamerica Insurance & Investment Group's Top General Agent for 15 Consecutive Years, at New York Stock Exchange for Ringing of the Closing Bell

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) -  Larry K. Anders, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Summit Alliance Companies, rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, May 21, 2010. Anders was one of an elite group of Transamerica Insurance & Investment Group (TIIG) general agents invited to join Marty Flewellen, TIIG's President, and Michael Babikian, TIIG's Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, on the platform of the NYSE for this event. These life insurance professionals were in New York City attending TIIG's meeting for leading agencies, which was held May 19-23.

Rudy Giuliani, 107th Mayor of New York City (1993-2001), served as keynote speaker at the opening session. After speaking on "Principled Leadership," Giuliani invited attendees to engage in a Q&A session with him.

During the meeting, Anders was recognized for being TIIG's top general agent for the past 15 years. Mayor Giuliani was on stage to congratulate him.

Visiting the NYSE was one of several events designed to honor TIIG's leading general agents. 

"For most of us, ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so we wanted to invite the people who contributed so significantly to our success to enjoy this event first-hand," said Flewellen. To view the bell ringing ceremony via the NYSE Web site, click here.

About Transamerica
Transamerica Insurance & Investment Group, a marketing unit of Transamerica Life Insurance Company (TLIC), offers an array of innovative financial services and products designed to help individuals, families and businesses build, protect, and preserve their assets. Products and services offered through TIIG are underwritten by TLIC or its affiliated statutory insurance companies, and include term life insurance, universal life insurance, variable universal life insurance and fixed annuities. TLIC is an AEGON company. AEGON is an international life insurance, pension and investment group based in The Hague, the Netherlands, with businesses in over 20 markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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About Summit Alliance Companies 
Summit Alliance Financial, LLP is a 50-year-old life insurance and annuity brokerage general agency. As one of the five largest independently owned agencies in the country, Summit Alliance Financial, LLP has outstanding relationships with the major life insurance and annuity carriers in the industry.

Summit Alliance Financial, LLP has been the leading general agency for Transamerica Insurance & Investment Group for the past 15 consecutive years. The organization prides itself on having earned a national reputation as experts and "thought leaders" in large case underwriting, advanced planning and complex case design and comprehensive case management.

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