Westfield Insurance's Amber Genet Named 30 for the Future Recipient

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WESTFIELD CENTER, Ohio, July 14, 2014 - Westfield Insurance, a customer-focused property and casualty insurance company, announced that Amber Genet, Event Planner, was named a "30 for the Future" recipient by the Greater Akron Chamber. As part of the Greater Akron Chamber's strategy to attract and retain talent in the region, the 30 for the Future award honors young provisionals (ages 25-39) whose stellar contributions impact their industries and the Greater Akron Region.

"We are proud of Amber and not at all surprised she has received this recognition," said Mark Farrell, Group Hospitality Operations Leader. "She adroitly balances the role of leader and team player, with her entire focus on providing the best experience possible for Westfield customers."

Each year, the Greater Akron Chamber asks its members and the community to nominate outstanding young professionals in our region. An independent Advisory Council then selects the award recipients based on the finalists' Leadership Documents, which showcase professional and community accomplishments, team-building, leadership and creativity in overcoming obstacles.

As an event planner for Westfield, Genet leads the creation of corporate events and meetings for Westfield Insurance and Westfield Bank that deliver on the promise of creating meaningful and memorable events experiences for its employees, agents and customers. Prior to joining Westfield, Genet served as the Club O2 Director for Carnival Cruise Lines and as a Community Events Coordinator for the City of Akron. In all, she possesses nearly a decade of marketing, event management and leadership experience.

Genet earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Akron and has served in volunteer and leadership positions with a variety of community organizations, including: Akron Young Professionals Group, Akron Zoo, Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Downtown Akron Partnership, Summa Hospital, Torchbearers Akron and University of Akron Alumni Association.

About Westfield Group
Westfield Group is a customer-focused insurance and banking group of businesses headquartered in Westfield Center, Ohio and in business for more than 166 years. Westfield Insurance provides commercial insurance in 21 states, personal insurance in 10 states and surety services to customers in 31 states. Westfield is one of the nation's 50 largest property and casualty insurance groups, represented by a network of more than 1,000 independent insurance agencies. Westfield Bank provides banking solutions for businesses and individuals, and Westfield Services provides service and training support for independent insurance agencies. Lean more about Westfield Group at www.WestfieldInsurance.com and www.Westfield-Bank.com.


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Carl Alexoff
External Marketing Communications Manager
(330) 887-6059
carlalexoff@westfieldgrp.com




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