Atlanta, Georgia – Network of Vertafore Users (NetVU) celebrated outstanding achievements in automation excellence, technology advocacy, leadership, volunteer service and Chapter management at an Awards Gala held during its 2018 NetVU Conference at the CNN Center in Atlanta, GA. “Each year, we recognize those who have made significant and lasting contributions to the NetVU community and the insurance industry,” said NetVU CEO Kitty Ambers, CIC, CPIA, CISR. “These are individuals and organizations whose dedication and service have made NetVU’s educational, networking and advocacy initiatives possible.” This year Benjamin Lynds, MCITP:EA, NcSA, Vice President of Information Systems for the F. A. Peabody Company of Houlton, Maine earned the 2018 New England Chapter’s Most Valuable Player Award. Chapter MVPs have established a standard of excellence for “sharing insurance computer knowledge” and for helping other Vertafore product users advance their automation goals. Chris Anderson, President of the F.A. Peabody Company, said ‘Ben goes above and beyond in whatever he does with honesty, integrity and hard work. Being selected MVP is a testament to his values’.