The award, presented annually to an undergraduate student business by the Babson Alumni Association, was presented to Jacox-Hilton Corporation, developers of a web application for financial advisors called LifeAssist.

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Babson College undergraduate student business Jacox-Hilton Corporation has received the Student Business of the Year Award from Babson College Alumni Association.
Jacox-Hilton developed a web application for Financial Advisors called lifeAssist.
The software provides sales support to Advisors by mining their in-force life insurance policies to find production and service enhancement opportunities. Today, lifeAssist is being used by independent insurance advisors, general agencies, and carriers across North America. http://jacoxhilton.com/ 
Jacox-Hilton Management Team
  • James Hilton ‘12, Managing Partner, James heads the business development and all operations for the United States side of the business
  • Cameron Jacox ’12, Managing Partner, heads the business development and operations for the Canadian side of the business
  • Karan Kanodia ‘13, Operations, heads product and operations development for the company.
Student Business of the Year Award
Established in 1959, this prestigious award is presented by the Babson College Alumni Association in recognition of an undergraduate student’s outstanding commitment to launching and operating a successful enterprise while pursuing an education.
Selection is based on initiative, character, originality, persistence and success, with emphasis on the learning experience. Winners exemplify Babson’s entrepreneurial tradition.  List of SBYA Winning Businesses
Finalist in 2012 SBYA Competition
2nd Prize - Kommon Thread
Kommon Thread provides an innovative solution for organizations to custom screen print apparel for their every need, through an efficient and affordable online platform that ensures quality service.
Leo Martinez ‘13
Michelle Garmen Chin’14 
Harsh Saraf ‘13
3rd Prize - SWRV, LLC
Bringing the Hawaiian spirit through design worldwide.
Ronald Diep ‘15
2012 SBYA Final Round Judges
Mr. Bradford M. Maher '86
Mr. H. Jeffrey Mulligan '82, Chair
Ms. Gillian Newton Callaghan '85
About Babson
Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society—while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. Visit www.babson.edu

By Nancy Sullivan, | 05/03/2012 07:45