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February 27, 2014
Thomas J. Archer, CLU, ChFC, Houston, has received the 2013 Benjamin “Woody” Woodson Award presented by the Society of Financial Service Professionals Houston Chapter. The Woodson Award is presented to an individual from the Houston insurance community in recognition of meritorious service to the insurance industry and community.
"Tom is a perfect choice for this honor," said Jo A. Casady, CFP, SFSP Houston president. "He embodies the true spirit of this award by giving his best to clients, colleagues and community. We are pleased that the Society of FSP Houston has recognized his contributions to the industry.”
Mr. Archer is President and owner of Elite Marketing Group, an insurance BGA that has been in operation since 1987. He has been an active member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals since the mid-eighties and served as its President in 2001-2002, during which time the Chapter received the Medal of Honor. He, and his wife of over twenty years, Donna live in Houston where they are active members of the community.
The Foundation for Financial Service Professionals is a charitable organization created to foster research, education and ethical practices among financial service professionals to benefit the public. The leadership of the Society of FSP established the Foundation in 1982. Other Foundation initiatives include the Journal of Financial Service Professionals Author Award to advance scholarly research and writing in financial services; the American Business Ethics Award to recognize ethical practices in the American business marketplace; and Financial Education Partners (FEP), to provide pro bono financial guidance to individuals in need. More information is available at www.FinancialProFoundation.org.
Ellie Kennedy, Executive Director,