LakeSide Benefit Concepts, Inc. was founded by our President and CEO Raymond E. Johnson in 1994. Mr. Johnson earned degrees in Engineering and Finance from Virginia State University. He started his insurance career in 1989 with Combined Insurance Company. During his tenure there, Raymond set 57 company records and was recognized as " Rookie ", " Sales Manager" and "Regional Manager" of the year respectively. When Mr. Johnson was ready to take on bigger challenges he moved on to Mutual of Omaha. While there he received 37 company awards for sales and sales performance in Life, Health and Disabilities Insurance lines. Many of his records in sales still stand today.
Armed with the skills and drive of a visionary leader, Mr. Johnson created LakeSide Benefit Concepts, Inc. as a national brokerage. Currently, he is one of the top producers for Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America. For the last 25 consecutive years, he has personally produced and managed a portfolio of over 400 million dollars. In light of this phenomenal achievement Mr. Johnson has been recognized as a club qualifier and Allianz Legend. Raymond is a qualified member of the Million Dollar Round Table, Court of the Table and Top of the Table. Achieving any of these honors once during a career is very rare. However, for Mr. Johnson, this has been the standard level of achievement for over a decade, placing him among the very "Elite" in the industry.
In addition to his extraordinary service and accomplishments, Mr. Johnson is a nationally renowned speaker within the financial services industry. He has been servicing clients and mentoring new and experienced agents in the southeast region of the United States for more then 22 years. His professionalism, knowledge, attention to detail and experience has made him an outstanding leader within the financial services community.
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