Employee Benefit Adviser 2018 Rising Star – After a nationwide review Bob Jr. was named an Employee Benefit Adviser 2018 Rising Star. The award is reserved for 20 professionals under age 35.
BenefitsPRO 2018 Broker of the Year Finalist – As the first ever co-nomination, Bob Gearhart Sr. and Bob Gearhart Jr. have been selected as one of the five finalists for BenefitsPRO Broker of the Year. The Broker of the Year will be named in April of 2018.
Association of Insurance Leadership – In 2018 DCW Group, under the leadership of Bob Gearhart Jr., was awarded 2 of the 6 awards given by the Association of Insurance Leadership. They were recognized for the Fast Ascent Award for their go to market speed and the Agency Growth Award for their unprecedented growth in 2017.
Best Selling Author – Bob Gearhart Jr. co-authored “Breaking Through the Status Quo: How Innovative Companies are Changing the Benefits Game”. The book launched in September 2017 and reached No. 22 among all nonfiction books on Amazon’s Kindle Store, as well as No. 1 in the Insurance, Business, and Health categories.