Phil Hicks honored by Shelter Insurance® [Columbia, Mo.] Phil Hicks, Shelter Insurance Companies agent at Greenwood, Ark., has been honored as one of Shelter’s highest achieving sales representatives, based on overall 2012 agency operations. The Champion designation recognizes members of a select group of Shelter agents who demonstrate the highest overall excellence in insurance services and meet corporate standards of sound agency operation during the previous year. Hicks has represented Shelter since March 1990. Since then, he has earned the Champion recognition 12 times. Phil Hicks Inc. is located at 1740 W. Center St., Greenwood.

Shelter Insurance® is a group of companies with two direct personal lines property and casualty companies, a reinsurance company, and a life and annuity insurer. Shelter offers auto, home, life, farm and business insurance services to customers in 17 states via a network of 3,100 local insurance agents and claims representatives. The firm’s Home Office is at Columbia, Mo. For more information, visit our website at: