Josh Plank Recognized for Outstanding Leadership

March 24, 2020

We are honored to share with our colleagues and clients that Josh Plank has been recognized by GAMA International for outstanding leadership in the financial services industry. GAMA International is an association that promotes the professional development needs and leadership skills of first-line and front-line leaders in the insurance, investment, and financial services industry. 

GAMA recently announced their 2020 award winners and Josh Plank was among them, having earned the 2020 Brian H. Early Front-line Excellence Award for outstanding performance as a sales manager and standing out as an example for other managers.

This prestigious award honors front-line leaders who have shown exemplary performance in their current positions and are considered to be emerging leaders in their companies.

“I have worked side by side with Josh for the last seventeen years. It’s been an honor and a pleasure to see first-hand how his intellect and leadership has afforded him the incredible opportunity to be not only one of the top leaders in our firm, but in the country,” says WestPoint’s Managing Partner, Greg McRoberts. “He has been an important partner in the growth and success of our firm.”

This award comes off an excellent 2019 for Plank, winning Sales Manager of the Year Group One Gold, Sales Manager Policies Group 1 and SM Field Leadership Trophy – Gold.

Sales Manager of the Year is presented to sales managers whose units achieve the highest standards of all-around performance. Sales Manager Policies Group 1 is given to top sales manager units for FYC, policies, and premium. With this award, Josh is now featured on the Wall of Fame in the Springfield, MA MassMutual home office. The Field Leadership Trophy is awarded to a sales manager whose sales units excelled in production.

The 2020 Brian H. Early Front-Line Excellence Award is the latest among all of Plank’s accomplishments that recognizes his vital contribution to the growth of our firm.