It would be difficult to accuse Ed Oravetz of resting on his laurels after being named Benefits Selling's 2014 Broker of the Year.

Marsh & McLennan Agency, Southwest, in Houston acquired his business just six weeks after the award was presented. Since then, he has helped oversee a smooth merger of the two corporate cultures and added $2 million in new revenue.

"The Broker of the Year recognition was important to me," says Oravetz, now president, employee benefits, for Marsh & McLennan. "As I said on stage when I accepted the award, it was a validation that our approach has value in the marketplace."

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