Braun Celebrates 70 Years of Service

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Published April 2, 2019

Braun Celebrates 70th Anniversary with MassMutual

Decatur, IL
March 2019

William J. (Bill) Braun, CLU, AEP former native of Belleville, IL has had only one job for the past 70 years and considers himself lucky to have it. Bill started in the life insurance profession in 1949 after serving in the Navy during World War II.

Bill joined the Decatur office of WestPoint Financial group, a team of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) agents 70 years ago after his military service. His work with the MassMutual agency was his first professional job. He joined the Navy immediately after graduating from the University of Illinois with a major in marketing and has represented the financial services firm continuously to the current date. He is past president of the Decatur Life Underwriters and the Central Illinois Chapter of Financial Service Professionals. He is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Decatur.

On the national level, Bill is past president of the Society of Financial Service Professionals (CLU) and of the National Association of Estate Planners. He served on the board of the American College and is also a life member of the Million Dollar Round Table.

Bill served in leadership capacity in local community activities including Boys & Girls Club of Decatur, Chamber of Commerce, United Way, Catholic Charities of Decatur and Illini Club of Decatur. He is a member of the Decatur Club and Country Club of Decatur.

Bill expresses his gratitude to his many clients and looks forward to continuing to serve their financial and estate insurance needs. Bill has had the good fortune of serving five generations of family and business clients.

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Bill Braun is a registered representative of and offers securities through MML Investors Services, LLC, Member SIPC ( Supervisory office 401 S.W. Water Street, Suite 303, Peoria, IL 61602 (309) 673-3839. WestPoint Financial Group is not a subsidiary or affiliate of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company or its affiliated companies.

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