NEW YORK–National Underwriter presented its sixth annual “Commercial Insurance Agency of the Year” awards today to three firms committed to risk management regardless of market conditions.

Cottingham & Butler of Dubuque, Iowa, was named NU’s “2007 Champion.” David Becker, president and chief operating officer of C&B, was presented with the award here just prior to the start of NU’s “State Of The Independent Agent Roundtable.” Highlights of the discussion will appear in the Oct. 29 edition of NU.

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