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Julie Turpin Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of The Advocator Group, LLC

Leading Social Security Disability Advocacy Firm Announces New CEO to Lead Company Forward With Business Transformation Experience and Deep Market Insight

WAKEFIELD, MA--(Marketwired - April 29, 2014) - The Advocator Group, LLC, a nationwide advocacy organization for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), has appointed Julie Turpin as Chief Executive Officer and Profit Center Leader. In this role, Ms. Turpin brings over 15 years of experience in executive roles with legal, energy, and insurance brokerage companies with US-based and global operations.

Since joining the company in 2012, Ms. Turpin has led The Advocator Group in implementing process improvements, technology innovations, and service standards that have generated productivity gains and higher output, along with industry-leading satisfaction ratings. She transitions into this position from her current role as Chief Operating Officer.

"When I joined The Advocator Group, I knew that this was a special company, poised for great success," notes Ms. Turpin. "I was compelled by the company mission to guide people in need through life's changes and I felt confident that I could play a role in moving the company forward. I am thrilled to be appointed as CEO and build on the tremendous foundation created by our founders and our outstanding team members."

In this role, Ms. Turpin has been tasked with executing against a multi-year strategic plan that will drive ambitious growth for the organization. Her immediate goals include continuously delivering on The Advocator Group's brand promise of phenomenal service, increasing core business and pursuing new business line opportunities, identifying key value drivers for partners and continuously exceeding that proposition, and enhancing employee culture to produce industry-leading satisfaction rates and the ability to attract top-notch talent.

Mike Crowe, founder of The Advocator Group and Senior Vice President, Brown & Brown, Inc. Services & Acquisitions, comments, "Julie is one of the most exceptional professionals with whom I have ever had the opportunity to work. Her business instincts, her talent for setting for a strategic vision, and her ability to execute flawlessly on a plan are unmatched. Under Julie's leadership, the company is positioned for extraordinary growth."

ABOUT THE ADVOCATOR GROUP - The Advocator Group, LLC is a nationwide advocacy organization dedicated to helping individuals apply for and obtain Social Security Disability Insurance. In addition, The Advocator Group assists Medicare beneficiaries in identifying the best coverage possible for their unique needs. The Advocator Group's team of experienced Social Security and Medicare advocates ensures that each client is provided phenomenal service while each case receives close attention. The company's core values include humility, integrity, commitment, optimism, learning and creativity. For more information, visit http://www.advocator.com.

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