PIA News

PIA of Tennessee Adds New Program Administrator

PIA of Georgia Elects New President

Members of the Professional Insurance Agents of Georgia (PIA of Georgia) elected Dwight L. Taylor, to serve as president of the nation’s sixth largest affiliate at their annual meeting held in Savannah, Ga. Taylor is a partner and senior vice …

PIA of Florida Partners with Windhaven to Provide Additional Market Access

The Professional Insurance Agents of Florida and Windhaven Insurance have formed a partnership that gives PIA members a direct appointment to write policies with Windhaven Insurance upon meeting minimal criteria. The PIA of Florida has added an auto carrier to …

PIA, Floodbroker.com Offer Agents Flood Insurance Sales Tool

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has formed a partnership with Floodbroker.com that allows agents to sell flood insurance. Through PIA’s exclusive partnership, PIA members’ clients and prospects will be able to learn about their flood risks and …

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 …

Norris Assumes Executive Director Role for Northeastern PIA Affiliates

Kelly K. Norris has been named executive director of the Glenmont, N.Y.-based Professional Insurance Agents associations of Connecticut, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and their affiliated organizations.PIA affiliates are managed by PIA Management Services Inc., the umbrella corporation that …

The PIA Partnership Launches Growth Tool For Agency Members

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) and its agency-company council, The PIA Partnership, have designed a new tool to help independent insurance agenciesgrow and increase profits. “Closing the Gap – Growth & Profit” provides agents with calculators to …

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: Agencies See Significant Underwriting Changes in Homeowners Market

The Professional Insurance Agents’ (PIA) recent survey of more than 400 independent agencies showed significant market changes in the Northeast — with the homeowners insurance and commercial property market appearing to be most affected by the shift. More than 400 …

Wisconsin Agent and PIA Member Wins Re-Election to State Assembly

Wisconsin insurance agent and member of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA), Mary Czaja, on Nov. 6 won her race to capture the 35th Assembly District in northern Wisconsin. Czaja is a Republican who ran on a pro-business …