Hazlehurst Lamon Award Nomination Information & Nominee Criteria

The Southeast Benefits Education Network (SBEN) presents this prestigious award each year to an exemplary individual as recognized by his or her peers at the Hazlehurst Lamon Award Dinner which also serves as the Kick-Off Dinner for the Fall Fly-In. This award is named in honor of Blackburn H. Hazlehurst and Harry V. Lamon, Jr., co-founders of the SBEN, as well as recognized pioneers in the field of Employee Benefits.


  • The individual must be or have been in the employee benefits field working in one of our recognized disciplines.
  • The individual must have ten years of industry experience.
  • The individual must be or have been an SBEN member for a minimum of five (5) years.
  • The individual should have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their respective profession.
  • The individual should have made some significant contribution(s) to society outside of the industry
  • The individual must be a recognized leader within his/her organization or within the industry.

Members are nominated by completing a “nomination” form. The form will ask for the candidate’s name, certify that he or she meets the criteria, and a brief paragraph simply making the case for consideration.

The forms will be reviewed by the entire Steering Committee, or some subset thereof, for selection.  Click here to nominate someone today!

Click here to see a list of our past award winners.

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