The South Carolina Association of Health Underwriters, SCAHU, recognized four individuals for exemplary service at the 2019 SCAHU Symposium Awards Dinner on March 21. The purpose of this ceremony is to recognize and honor outstanding service within the insurance industry and the community at large. Awards presented at this ceremony are not limited to association members.

2019 Awards Recipients


  • Mark Riley of American Benefit Services, Irmo, S.C., received The Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to his local community.
  • Russell Garner of G. Russell Garner LLC, Columbia, received The Outstanding Senior Agent Award, presented to an agent with 25 or more years experience and an exceptional professional success story.
  • Tom Swayne of David M. Gilston Insurance Agency, Charleston, S.C., received The Lifetime Achievement Award for his tenure in the benefits industry and an outstanding service record.
  • Carol Iverson of One Digital Health and Benefits, Coumbia, S.C., was named The Customer Service Advocate of the Year for going above and beyond in this industry.