National Association of Professional Insurance Agents News

Michigan’s Auto-Owners Insurance Named PIA National’s Company of the Year

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Lansing, Mich.-based Auto-Owners Insurance Co. as recipient of its 2017 Company Award of Excellence. “Auto-Owners is highly deserving of this, our association’s highest company honor,” said PIA National President Gary …

Northeast PIA Survey Shows Prices Rising, But at Slower Pace

In the first month of 2014, the PIA affiliates in Connecticut, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New York conducted their second-annual Market Trends Survey and found that the heralded hard market may not be launching as expected. In fact, when …

National PIA Installs New Officers; Virginia’s Lee Takes Helm as President

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has new national officers. Each will serve one-year terms that began on Oct. 1, 2013, and run through September 30, 2014. John G. Lee, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, is the new president; Richard …

PIA National Names Becker as Federal Affairs VP

Mike Becker has been promoted to vice president of Federal Affairs for the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA). Becker will head PIA’s lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill, direct the annual PIA National Federal Legislative Summit and be the …

Pennsylvania, Delaware Agent Groups Part Ways With PIA National

Two independent agent associations in the northeast said they will discontinue their affiliations with the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA). The Insurance Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania (IA&B of Pa.) said on Tuesday it informed the PIA that …

N.J. Insurance Veteran Fernandez Wins PIA Award

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named New Jersey insurance veteran Edward Fernandez as its 2011 Company Representative of the Year. Fernandez is president of the Palisades Companies, an independent agency insurer and part of the Plymouth …