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2019 Distribution Rising Star Contest

The 4th annual distribution rising Star contest is now open. LIMRA is looking for 10 up-and-comers who demonstrate leadership and innovation supporting distribution. The contest is open to all home office employees of LIMRA member companies who are under 40 years old and have not previously won a Rising Star award. All submissions should include at least three reasons why the candidate is a rising star and a high-resolution photo (min 300 dpi). To nominate a colleague, please fill out our nomination form by March 5, 2019.

What is a LIMRA Rising Star?

LIMRA is recognizing the industry’s best and brightest professionals under 40 who support Distribution, Marketing and Communications, Retirement, and Technology within our member firms.

LIMRA started the Rising Stars contest in 2016 as part of its 100th Anniversary celebration. The contest acknowledges the importance of the next generation of leaders who are not only embracing all the changes taking place in the financial services industry but are also reacting to these changes in innovative ways. LIMRA is looking for creative, dedicated individuals who are helping to propel the industry forward.

The program was designed to, recognize the industry’s best and brightest professionals. Each candidate will be given a rating of 1-5 from each judge. For each contest, the 10 candidates who receive the highest overall scores will be selected – 40 winners total across the four categories combined. Additional contest details include:

  • Each submission will need to include the nominee’s manager’s name and email address to confirm the nomination is valid.
  • Candidates need to be nominated by a colleague (no self-nominations).
  • Submissions will need to include 3 examples why the candidate is a Rising Star.
  • All fields in the submission form are required for submission.