Carrie Hutchins, new business marketing, commercial lines for Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA), Fulton, recently earned the agency’s 2012 “Above and Beyond” award, it was announced by Martha Murray, agency president. Hutchins works at ESA’s North Syracuse office.
“Carrie has developed wonderful working relationships with her customers, “ Murray said. “She is a consummate professional and she has played a pivotal role in helping us grow and expand our commercial lines business.
“The Above and Beyond program is designed to recognize the individual who goes above and beyond their normal job duties to exceed the needs of fellow employees, our customers and our agency.”
Hutchins started at ESA in 2010 as a Customer Service Representative for small business and she has worked 15 years as an insurance industry professional. She resides in Clay with her husband, Jay, and daughters Jersey and Zya.
Hutchins is a tutor for Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County and has served as a board member for the CNY Arts Center.
“It’s truly humbling to be recognized by your peers for just trying to do the best job you can,” Hutchins said. ”I really love dealing with our clients and discovering all the many different things people do for a living.”
Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice® agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company. ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boat, farm, recreational vehicle, workers compensation, and bonds. In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services through strategic alliances.
“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Murray. “And we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. 2012 is our 26th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance.
“We offer personal and commercial lines risk analysis and have commercial service units for small business, middle market, construction and public entities such as municipalities, schools, and emergency services.
”Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is an independent agency with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Phoenix, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, N. Syracuse and Walworth. The Fulton office can be reached at 598-6000.