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QUALIFIED: Nikolas A. Kamarados, a certified financial planner and a financial planner with the Prudential Insurance Co. of America’s Keystone Mountain Financial Group, has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table for the 15th consecutive year, making him a qualifying and life member — one of the life insurance industry’s most prestigious organizations.

“Nikolas exemplifies everything that MDRT stands for — the highest standards of professionalism, competence, integrity and putting the needs of our customers first,” said Brad Hearn, president of Prudential Advisors. “We are very proud of Nikolas and congratulate him on an outstanding year.”

Round table membership is based on excellence in customer sales and service, and only a small percentage of life insurance and financial services professionals qualify for membership each year.

Founded in 1927, Million Dollar Round Table, is a global, independent association of more than 66,000 of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 72 nations and territories. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. Membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business.

Kamarados, whose office is located in Weirton, can be reached at nikolas.kamarados@prudential.com, or by calling (304)748-3156.

ATTORNEY RECOGNIZED: James J. Sellitti has been certified as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

A graduate of the West Virginia University School of Law, Sellitti, a Weirton resident, practices in the areas of personal injury, birth trauma, medical malpractice, automobile and motorcycle accident and insurance claims.

The forum is recognized as one of the top groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar and multi-million verdicts, awards and settlements. Founded in 1993, there are approximately 5,000 members, which represents fewers than 1 percent of U.S. lawyers.

It honors excellence in advocacy and provides members with a national network of experienced colleagues and professional referral and information exchange.

He practices with the Weirton-based firm Sellitti, Nogay and McCune.

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