Illinois Mutual recently recognized Bill McDaniels, right, for his distinguished 50-year career as a general agent with the company, during Illinois Mutual’s 98th annual meeting inPeoria, Ill. “When Bill entered the business on July 1, 1959, he became a general agent, representing Illinois Mutual as his primary company. Bill has worked for the company in that capacity for 50 years and is the only general agent to have ever done so,” said Illinois Mutual Chairman and President Michael A. McCord, CLU, left. “His exceptional sales abilities are only surpassed by his work ethic, integrity and desire to do right for his policyowners and Illinois Mutual. His career has been truly exemplary in every way, and everyone with the Company deeply appreciates that.”