SOURCE: Transamerica


September 13, 2010 14:30 ET

Tim McQueen, One of Transamerica Insurance & Investment Group's Top General Agents, at New York Stock Exchange for Ringing of the Closing Bell

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) -  Tim McQueen, President, McQueen Kalligan Insurance Services in San Diego, 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 New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for the ringing of the closing bell on Friday, May 21, 2010. 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, McQueen was recognized as one of TIIG's top general agents. 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.

For more information about Transamerica, visit

About McQueen Kalligan Insurance Services, Inc.
McQueen Kalligan Insurance Services, Inc., an independent brokerage agency since 1982, offers products from 16 quality life insurance carriers. McQueen Kalligan remains one of the largest Transamerica agencies in the country. Locations in Orange County and San Diego serve brokers not only in Southern California but throughout the United States. The McQueen Kalligan website allows brokers to do business remotely while best-in-class technology provides faster service and produces better results for brokers and clients. McQueen Kalligan is a founding member of the R Group LLC, a national marketing organization.

For more information, please visit or call (619) 295-9935.

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