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May 18, 2016, 12:51 ET NetVU Endorses PIA Position on Buy Button for Independent Agents

The Executive Board of NetVU, the Network of Vertafore Users, has voted to formally support the position of the National Association of...


Apr 28, 2016, 17:16 ET Professional Insurance Agents Laud House for Passing Bipartisan Private Flood Insurance Bill

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) commends the House of Representatives for passing the Flood Insurance Market Parity...


Apr 21, 2016, 16:22 ET Professional Insurance Agents Name Senator Dean Heller Legislator of the Year

Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has been named the 2016 PIA National Legislator of the Year by the National Association of Professional...


Apr 14, 2016, 12:08 ET PIA National Names Augusto Russell 2016 Professional Agent of the Year

 Augusto Russell, CIC, of Farmington, Connecticut, has been named the 2016 Professional Agent of the Year by the National Association of...


Apr 14, 2016, 12:04 ET PIA National Names Ryan Von Haden 2016 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

Ryan Von Haden, Partner and Vice President of Business Accounts with TRICOR insurance in Madison, Wisconsin, has been named the 2016 PIA...


Apr 14, 2016, 12:02 ET PIA National Names Jane Crispen 2016 Customer Service Representative of the Year

Jane Crispen of the Knight Insurance Group in Ohio was named the 2016 PIA National Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year. The award was...


Jan 29, 2016, 17:20 ET PIA National Releases Advocacy and Policy Priorities for 2016

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) this week released PIA's 2016 Advocacy and Policy Priorities, which include...


Dec 18, 2015, 14:37 ET PIA Hails Passage of Policyholder Protection Act

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has hailed passage of the Policyholder Protection Act. The measure was...


Dec 18, 2015, 14:37 ET PIA Hails Passage of Policyholder Protection Act

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has hailed passage of the Policyholder Protection Act. The measure was...


Dec 04, 2015, 13:13 ET PIA Praises Reversal of $3 Billion Cut to Crop Insurance

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praised Congress for reversing a $3 billion cut to the budget of the Federal Crop...


Dec 04, 2015, 13:13 ET PIA Praises Reversal of $3 Billion Cut to Crop Insurance

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praised Congress for reversing a $3 billion cut to the budget of the Federal Crop...


Nov 19, 2015, 15:30 ET PIA Calls Industry Meeting to Discuss Potential of Policy Binding on Agent Websites

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will conduct an industry discussion session to flesh out the concept of agents...


Nov 02, 2015, 17:21 ET Jon Gentile Named VP of Government Relations of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA)

 Jon Gentile has been named Vice President of Government Relations of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA). The...


Sep 22, 2015, 11:28 ET MMG Insurance Named 2015 Company of the Year by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named MMG Insurance as the recipient of its prestigious 2015 Company Award...


Aug 10, 2015, 15:17 ET PIA Research Reveals Commercial Lines Customers Continue to Prefer Independent Insurance Agents

Extensive nationwide research conducted by the agency-company council of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has found...


May 06, 2015, 18:13 ET PIA Endorses Two Bills to Repeal 40% Excise Tax on Employer-sponsored Health Plans

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has endorsed two bills in Congress that would both fix a major flaw in the...


Apr 23, 2015, 11:12 ET PIA Agency Marketing Guide Available Online

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has made its 2014 PIA Agency Marketing Guide available to insurance professionals...


Apr 02, 2015, 17:34 ET PIA National Names Jeff Neverman 2015 Professional Agent of the Year

Jeffrey D. Neverman, CIC, CPIA, of Neverman Insurance Agency in Westlake, Ohio, has been named the 2015 Professional Agent of the Year by...


Apr 02, 2015, 17:23 ET PIA National Names Nicholas W. Ruickoldt 2015 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

Nicholas W. Ruickoldt of the The Russell Agency, LLC, of Southport, Connecticut, has been named the 2015 PIA National Young Insurance...


Apr 02, 2015, 17:15 ET PIA National Names Sarah Sun 2015 Customer Service Representative of the Year

Sarah Sun of Klinger & Associates in Germantown, Maryland, was named the 2015 PIA National Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year....


Mar 23, 2015, 11:14 ET Professional Insurance Agents to Hold 2015 Federal Legislative Summit March 25-26

Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will bring Main Street to Capitol Hill when they convene March 25-26 in...


Mar 20, 2015, 10:54 ET Congressman Peter King (R-NY) to Receive the Professional Insurance Agents 2015 Legislator of the Year Award

Congressman Peter King (R-NY) will be presented with the 2015 Legislator of the Year Award by the National Association of Professional Insurance...


Feb 25, 2015, 13:53 ET Professional Insurance Agents Announce 2015 PIA Federal Legislative Summit

Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will bring Main Street to Capitol Hill when they convene March 25-26 in...


Apr 30, 2014, 17:57 ET Attention Walmart Shoppers: Professional Insurance Agents Are a Better Choice for Auto Insurance

 Buying auto insurance through a local, independent insurance agent is better than doing it through Walmart, according to the National...


Apr 16, 2014, 17:05 ET PIA National Names Amy Diggett 2014 Customer Service Representative of the Year

 Amy Diggett, of the Byrnes Agency, Inc. of Dayville, Connecticut, was named the 2014 PIA National Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the...