Qualified Financial Advisor Kristine Reynolds has scooped a prestigious industry award for earning top marks in specialist exams.

Ms Reynolds was awarded the 2018 Life Assurance Educational Achievement Award at the 2018 Brokers Ireland Annual Lunch last week.

She was the joint winner of the accolade alongside Kate Duffy. Both women succeeded in gaining the highest marks in the Retirement Planning Advice (professional designation designed for pension specialists) exams with the Life Insurance Association of Ireland.

Life Insurance Educational Achievement Award Winners Kate Duffy and Kristine Reynolds with Duncan Duke and Pat O’Sullivan of the LIA. PHOTO: David Kenna. dak photography

Kristine Reynolds is a Qualified Financial Advisor and Retirement Planning Advisor with Reynolds & Associates Financial Advisors, Lower Main Street, Letterkenny.

This award is a remarkable achievement for Kristine, as it showcases her professionalism, industry skills and expertise to peers, clients and insurer partners.

Kristine tells DW how this award brought her great career satisfaction: “It’s really important for me to make a positive difference in people’s lives and planning for your retirement makes that difference.

“Getting this Professional Diploma gives me the extra knowledge which allows me to help others secure a comfortable and happy future, and the award was a hugely satisfying way of being recognised for my commitment to this.”

2018 MyBrokersIreland Award Winners. PHOTO: David Kenna. dak photography

The Brokers Ireland awards are designed to give recognition to staff members within Broker member offices for their hard work, dedication and achievements throughout the last 12 months.

This year’s awards were held at the Mansion House Dublin on Thursday 18th October, and attended by 600 Insurance Industry Professionals and guests.