Awards and Recognition
Insured Retirement Industry Awards
The Insured Retirement Institute's awards program acknowledges leaders who make valuable contributions to the insured retirement industry and champions retirement security for all Americans.
Below are the categories for the awards program.
2023 Award Recipients
Sammons Institutional Group
2023 Industry Champion of Retirement Security
Insured Retirement Institute
Lincoln Financial Group
Jackson National Life Insurance Company
Champion of Retirement Security
This award was established to recognize policymakers' work to enhance retirement security in the United States. The award is bestowed upon policymakers who support and advance IRI-supported policies to improve retirement security for America's workers and retirees.
Industry Champion of Retirement Security
As the association's highest honor, this award acknowledges currently serving insured retirement industry leaders who make valuable contributions toward expanding retirement security; influence, develop, and improve the industry's ability to serve clients, employees, and communities; and uphold rigorous professional and ethical standards.
Hall of Fame
The Hall of Fame is a recognition of leaders who exercised great leadership and vision and dedicated their work to the advancement of the insured retirement income industry.
The Leadership Award recognizes an industry leader who has shown exemplary performance in one of IRI’s strategic pillars in advocacy, operations and technology, diversity, equity, and inclusion, member engagement, and other critical areas.
New in 2024. This award recognizes an emerging leader who shows exemplary service to their profession, colleagues, and the insured retirement industry.