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Congratulations to the 2018 CSR of the Year

Sara Mancini, CISR Elite, AIS
Market Financial Group, Ltd. 
Crystal Lake, IL

Click here to read her award winning essay.


Read the FAQ about the CSR Award. 


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Educational Scholarship & Eugene Sberna Memorial CIC Scholarship  

IIA of IL is proud to offer our members and their staff the opportunity to earn educational scholarships to all of IIA of IL’s education programs.

In remembrance of IIA of IL Past President, Eugene Sberna, and his unconditional support of the CIC program, IIA of IL is proud to offer scholarships for those students willing to take the necessary commitment of time, hard work and dedication to earn the CIC designation. Please see the scholarship application for more information including qualifications, rules and restrictions, click here

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2019 CSR of the Year

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 National Outstanding CSR of the Year. This award is the highest honor for insurance customer service representatives who have distinguished themselves through contributions to their industry and profession.
(Self-submissions are encouraged.)

Open to everyone regardless of affiliation or professional designation, candidates must:

  • Be an insurance customer service representative, or have primary responsibility for customer service duties
  • Write an essay of 500-1000 words on the following topic: “Many agencies recognize the professionalism and knowledge of Account Managers and CSRs who successfully weave sales into their day-to-day responsibilities. Please summarize the sales training (if any) you've received from your agency or company and discuss what you believe are the three (3) most effective sales techniques or tools that make you a better Account Manager/CSR."
  • Submit letter(s) of recommendation from a professional reference(s).

To make a nomination, please complete this form and return to today so that your nominee may be contacted.

You may nominate yourself.

Deadline for all materials is May 1, 2019.

Click here to make your nomination.