PIA National

Senate Panel to Hear Extending Flood Insurance Program This Week

September 20, 2010 - The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is set to expire on Sept. 30, just as the 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season reaches its height. The House has already passed an extension, while a Senate...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/09/20/113357.htm

Agents Applaud House Passage of Flood Insurance Program Extension

July 16, 2010 - The U.S. House of Representatives has a measure extending the federal flood insurance program for five years. The bill, H.R. 5114, the "Flood Insurance Reform Priorities Act of 2010," sponsored by...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/07/16/111646.htm

State Farm Won’t Add New Flood Policies

June 21, 2010 - State Farm Insurance Co. has decided to discontinue writing new flood insurance policies with the National Flood Insurance Program but the company says it will still service existing policies and...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/06/21/159754.htm

State Farm Won’t Add New Flood Policies but Agents Will Still Sell Them

June 8, 2010 - State Farm Insurance Co. has decided to discontinue writing new flood insurance policies with the National Flood Insurance Program but the company says it will still service existing policies and...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/06/08/110539.htm

People

May 3, 2010 - TD Insurance Inc. in South Portland, Maine, has hired Leah K. Halsey as an account executive in employee benefits. She is responsible for working with employers throughout northern New England to...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2010/05/03/159548.htm

PIA National Names Russell Agent of the Year; Tahaney CSR of the Year

March 24, 2010 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) named Timothy G. Russell of Sandy Hook, Conn., as the 2010 Professional Agent of the Year and Jennifer A. Tahaney of The Seltzer...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/03/24/108430.htm

Truth or Lore? Insurance ‘Factorama’ Explores the Known and Little-Known

December 20, 2009 - It's the end of the decade that apparently has no name as yet, but that doesn't stop those of us at Insurance Journal from looking back at the past 10 years and beyond for known and little-known...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2009/12/20/159118.htm

Insurance Agents Unhappy with House Healthcare Bill

November 15, 2009 - The leaders of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIBA) are not pleased with the healthcare reform bill that was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. Agents are...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2009/11/15/159058.htm

Insurance Agents Hit House Health Bill As Bad for Small Business

November 9, 2009 - The leaders of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIBA) are not pleased with the healthcare reform bill that was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. The group is...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2009/11/09/105192.htm

Texas-based Firm Named PIA’s Managing General Agency of the Year

October 13, 2009 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Empower Insurance Group MGA Inc., headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, as recipient of its 2009 Managing General Agency of the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2009/10/13/104481.htm

PIA Names Ohio Mutual Insurance Group 2009 Company of the Year

October 13, 2009 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Ohio Mutual Insurance Group as the recipient of its 2009 Company Award of Excellence. The annual PIA National Company Award of...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2009/10/13/104482.htm

People

April 20, 2009 - New York-based Delos Insurance Group has named Alex A. Hammett senior vice president and chief actuary. In his new role, Hammett will oversee all actuarial functions within Delos, which specializes...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2009/04/20/158022.htm

People

April 20, 2009 - Mike Grushon of Thomas & Grushon Agency in Bellbrook, Ohio, has been honored by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) as its 2009 PIA National Professional Agent of the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2009/04/20/158035.htm

People

April 20, 2009 - Ron Wright, chief operating officer of Texas Mutual Insurance Co. since 1997, is set to become president and CEO of the company effective Sept. 1, 2009. Wright will succeed Russell R. Oliver, who...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2009/04/20/158059.htm

Ohio Agent Named 2009 PIA National Professional Agent of the Year

April 7, 2009 - Mike Grushon of Thomas & Grushon Agency in Bellbrook, Ohio, was honored by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) with the 2009 PIA National Professional Agent of the Year...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2009/04/07/99396.htm

National Flood Insurance Program Set to Expire Tomorrow

March 5, 2009 - The U.S. Senate has yet to approve a measure extending the nation's flood insurance program, which expires tomorrow. While the U.S. House of Representatives passed an extension to the National...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2009/03/05/98437.htm

September 22, 2008 - Austin, Texas-based insurance education provider, The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research, selected Kathleen G. Speer as director of national business for the not-for-profit...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2008/09/22/156966.htm

Spaht to Lead PIA of Louisiana

September 9, 2008 - During its recent Annual Membership Meeting, the Professional Insurance Agents of Louisiana (PIA of LA) elected Dale H. Spaht as president for 2008-2009. Spaht is the co-owner of Fife-Spaht...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2008/09/09/93511.htm

People

August 4, 2008 - Aon Re Global named Jan-Oliver Thofern CEO and chairman of its German subsidiary, Aon Ruck. Thofern was previously a member of the company's executive committee. He succeeds Holger Gaserow, who...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2008/08/04/156697.htm

Motorists Mutual Provides New Guide to Agent Planning

July 9, 2008 - Columbus, Ohio-based Motorists Mutual Insurance Company recently announced that it is offering a new program to help its more than 4,000 independent agents "plan" for success. The company is...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2008/07/09/91737.htm