A little Sunday school philosophy and a good measure of diligence have added up to kudos for Ken Rosenson, regional sales manager of the Pacific Metro region for OppenheimerFunds of New York. Frank Gleberman, principal at Los Angeles-based Century Benefits Group, singled out Rosenson from his peers, praising the wholesaler's service-oriented approach.

"It's my view that not only will wholesaler intermediaries like Ken build very substantial blocks of business for the companies they represent, but have the potential to create an entire new industry with their talents," he said.

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