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The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Presents Stan Evans with the 2018 Rob Holmes Financial Professional of the Year Award

HORSHAM, Pa. - June 15, 2018 The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual) has announced today that H. Stan Evans, CFP, is the recipient of their 2018 Rob Holmes Financial Professional of the Year Award.  Evans is the Founder of Capital Financial Benefit Solutions associated with AspireWealth Planners, Penn Mutual’s Mid-Atlantic office.

The award recognizes individuals for their commitment to continuing education and a high standard of ethics and performance in helping clients achieve financial security. Recipients of the Rob Holmes Financial Professional of the Year Award must demonstrate exceptional dedication to their clients and the financial services profession, be members of good standing of specific industry organizations, and have achieved a high degree of sales success.

Evans, who recently celebrated his 37th year in the financial services industry, specializes in the small business and professional markets, in addition to personal and business financial planning with clients. Throughout his tenure, he has remained steadfast in his philosophy of advising clients to be prudent in their insurance and investment decisions to maximize and protect wealth management plans.

“I am honored to receive this prestigious award,” said Evans. “I am truly proud to be in this business, and I am committed to serving as a lifetime learner in this business as I continually strive to educate my clients and top relationships about the impact of this industry, and open their eyes about the importance of wealth accumulation and preservation.”

Eileen McDonnell, Chairman and CEO of Penn Mutual echoes the sentiment and says of Evans, “Stan has dedicated his career to serving the best interests of his clients. Through comprehensive financial planning and sound advice which has stood the test of time, he continues to positively impact the lives of his clients.  Penn Mutual is honored to bestow this honor on Stan.”

In addition to the award recognition through Penn Mutual and Aspire Wealth Planners, Evans has other notable career milestones, including membership in the Million Dollar Round Table, a global independent association of financial services professionals recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business, HTK’s Broker Dealer Peak Performance, and has been awarded “Agent of the Year” in the local Baltimore market.  He has also achieved Penn Mutual STAR status and HTK Peak status, which recognizes top performing advisers with each company.    

Formerly the Financial Professional of the Year Award, the recognition now honors Rob Holmes, a long-time financial adviser from 1847Financial who passed away in 2017.

About The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company
Since 1847, Penn Mutual has been committed to helping people live life with confidence. At the heart of this purpose is the belief that life insurance is central to a sound financial plan. Through our network of trusted advisers, we are dedicated to helping individuals, families and businesses achieve their dreams.  Penn Mutual supports its advisers with retirement and investment services through Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc. Registered Investment Advisor and wholly owned subsidiary. Member FINRA/SIPC.  We are proud to work together in a values-driven and relationship-based culture. Visit Penn Mutual at


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