BRYN MAWR, Pa., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter C. Browne, LUTCF, co-founder and longtime manager of Price, Raffel and Browne, an Ameritas affiliate, and Alan Press, CLU ®, LUTCF, former Chief Executive Officer of the Wealth Advisory Group, were recently awarded the Huebner Gold Medal at a ceremony held at the Grand Ballroom on Navy Pier in Chicago. The Huebner Gold Medal is the highest honor bestowed by The American College.
"Of the over 160,000 graduates of The American College, only 67 individuals have received the Huebner Gold Medal. Both Peter and Alan embody the ideals upon which The American College was founded more than 86 years ago. They are living examples of what every financial services professional should aspire to become," said Dr. Larry Barton, CAP ®, President and Chief Executive Officer of The American College.
The Huebner Gold Medal is named for Dr. Solomon S. Huebner, founder of The American College. It has been awarded annually since 1975 and honors the special individuals whose support of The College and its programs, and whose dedication to education and professionalism, have been of particular meaning to the mission and progress of the institution.
Award recipients are recognized each year at the President's Dinner amid some of The American College's most dedicated supporters. The Huebner Gold Medal is a crowning achievement for both Browne and Press, highlighting two prodigious careers dedicated to creating financial security for clients.Brown has served as President of the New York State Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and its New York City chapter. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the LIFE Foundation. Browne is a Past Treasurer and Trustee of the Board of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). In addition, Browne is a member of the Board of Trustees of The American College and is a past Trustee in the National Board of the Life Underwriters Training Council. He is a Past Trustee of the National General Agents and Managers Association (GAMA) and is a Past President of its New York City Chapter. He holds the distinction of Top of the Table membership in the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) for 27 consecutive years.