Carlton L. Gill, Jr., executive vice president with Towne Insurance, has been named the prestigious Agent of the Year by Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia (IIAV). This award distinguishes him among Virginia’s 4,000 licensed agents in over 460 independent insurance agencies. Carlton was recognized for his outstanding achievements and contributions to the insurance industry.
“Carlton has contributed his talents, and has always made himself available, to IIAV in terms of teaching, consulting, and serving in whatever capacity is needed. As a highly rated instructor of continuing education courses for more than 20 years, Carlton tops the shortlist of gurus and is my ‘go to’ expert on the complicated nature of workers’ compensation issues,” commented Robert Bradshaw, President and CEO of IIAV. “He exemplifies what is the best in independent insurance agents, and we’re honored to recognize him as our 2015 Agent of the Year.”
“We were very excited to learn of Carlton’s recognition as Agent of the Year,” said Dudley Fulton, President and CEO of Towne Insurance. “This award is a testament to Carlton’s hard work, his commitment to clients and peers, and his passion for the insurance industry. We are honored to have him on our Towne Insurance team.” Carlton was honored at the IIAV Annual Convention on June 21-23 at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Other notable Towne recipients include: Jim Bradner, 2009; Robert Yergey, 2007; and Doug Favre, 2002.