Three TWS Professionals Honored at Insurance Professionals of Gainesville, 45th Annual Awards Ceremony
- May 19, 2015
- Category: News
Turner Wood & Smith Insurance was well represented at the Insurance Professionals of Gainesville, 45th Annual Awards Ceremony. Three members of the TWS Insurance agency were honored and took home awards for their service to the insurance industry and the community. Peggy Kanaday was named “Insurance Professional of the Year”, Whitney Mote was named “Insurance Woman of the Year”, and Katie King was named “Insurance Rookie of the Year”.
Peggy Kanaday is a Commercial Lines Account Executive and has been with Turner Wood & Smith Insurance for 35 years. She is actively involved with several insurance professional organizations. Peggy currently serves as the president of the Insurance Professionals of Gainesville and has been named their “Insurance Woman of the Year” three times. The Northeast Georgia Medical Center has benefitted from her volunteer efforts, as has her church, Bethel Tabernacle, where she co-directs the ladies and children’s ministries.
Katie King is a Commercial Lines Account Administrator and has been with Turner Wood & Smith Insurance since 2013. She has been working in the insurance industry since 2000 as an agent, as well as working for a multinational property and casualty insurance company specializing in Workers Compensation. Katie is a member of the Insurance Professionals of Gainesville.
Whitney Mote is Life & Health Account Executive and has been with Turner, Wood & Smith Insurance since 2011. Whitney has worked in the insurance industry since she was only sixteen and is a licensed agent in Life, Accident & Sickness insurance and also Property & Casualty insurance. Whitney enjoys being involved with volunteer work around our community as well as abroad. She is a CASA volunteer, where she helps make a positive impact on children’s lives as a court advocate. Whitney has also worked with the Hands of Hope Ministries in West Virginia helping to improve life in the impoverished mountain communities.
At Turner Wood & Smith Insurance we take pride in having top notch professionals ready to serve our great clients and community.