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Congratulations to 2016 Acorn Financial Services Award Winners 

March 23, 2017  

Acorn Financial Services held its annual Awards Luncheon on March 23, 2017 honoring the achievements of our associates and staff in 2016.

Acorn recognized those who achieved individual levels of excellence through qualification for both Signator’s Achieving Client Excellenceand Acorn Leaders meetings.


Signator ACE Platinum (Top 50 Associates in JHFN)

Jim Magaziner, Walter Scott, Joe Oakes, IV and Tom Whelan

Missing: Dan Polizzotti

Signator ACE Gold(Top 150 Associates in JHFN)

Lee Southren, Dan Boychuck, Joe Oakes, IV, Christina Nash, Bob Dole, Ed Donegan

Missing: Eric Wagner and Kevin Lanahan

Signator ACE Silver (Top 250 Associates in JHFN)

Rob Ferrari, Joe Oakes, Bill Oakes, Joe DeGange, Joe Haas, III, Bill Conklin, Brian Diffily, Jarrod Burke

Missing: Nick Donato, Jr., Steve Geis, Matt Hill, and Joe Oakes, III

AFS Leaders Meeting Qualifiers

Jeff Steinmann, Bob Dole, Dan Boychuck, Christina Nash, Tom Whelan, Marc Papa, Walter Scott, Joe Oakes, IV, Bill Oakes, Rob Ferrari, Joe DeGange, Ed Donegan, and Bill Conklin

Missing: Jason Hill, Nick Donato, Jr., Eric Wagner, Matt Hill, Dan Polizzotti, and Brett Sigler

2016 George V. Minton “Staff Member”

This award represents a support staff member who demonstrated a commitment to excellence and exemplary attitude and was presented to Nick Hanley, Director of Compliance. Pictured are Nick and his wife, Kristin with Joe Oakes.

The AFS “Protection” Lives Leader

This award was presented to Bill Oakes for producing the greatest number of cases from the sale of protection products—life, long-term care, and disability.

2016 AFS Junior Associate

Presented to Marc Papa

2016 AFS Senior Associate

Presented to Tom Whelan.




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