BB&T Insurance Services earns recognition from FEMA

             BB&T Insurance Services earns recognition from FEMA

PR Newswire

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA) recently named BB&T Insurance Services as one of three "Agencies
of the Year" for contributions to the National Flood Insurance Program.

BB&T Insurance Services was recognized for superior flood insurance revenue
growth of 45 percent in 2012.

FEMA also lauded BB&T for:

  oinnovative marketing strategies
  oflood awareness activities
  oadherence to established underwriting guidelines
  ospecialized training for sales agents

Flood Department Supervisor Karissa Nadeau obtained her Associate in National
Flood Insurance (ANFI) designation in 2012, and her team of four sales agents
has started work on theirs.

FEMA typically receives nominations for its Agency of the Year award from
Write Your Own insurance companies; insurance trade associations; lenders;
claims adjusters; flood zone determination companies; FEMA and National Flood
Insurance Program Regional Offices; state and local officials; and other
insurance agencies.

About BB&T Insurance Services
Raleigh, N.C.-based BB&T Insurance Services, the sixth largest insurance
broker in the U.S. and the sixth largest internationally, is a wholly owned
subsidiary of BB&T Corporation. BB&T Insurance Services operates more than 100
insurance agencies in North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina,
Maryland, West Virginia, Tennessee, Florida, Kentucky and California. It
consistently earns Greenwich Excellence customer satisfaction awards for large
corporate and middle-market insurance brokerage in the United States. Visit to learn more.

About BB&T
BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S.
with $182.7 billion in assets and market capitalization of $23.8 billion, as
of June 30, 2013. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 1,851
financial centers in 12 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range
of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management,
mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is
consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by J.D. Power and
Associates, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and
others. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services
is available at More information about BB&T Corporation is
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Contact: Mike Arnaud, SVP, Personal Lines Manager, BB&T Insurance Services,
(336) 931-6220,
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