WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Henry Furtick of Travelers as its 2016 Company Representative of the Year. Furtick is Regional President for Travelers Southern Region. The presentation was made on September 24, 2016, during PIA's Board of Directors meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.
"PIA is very well represented by Travelers agents and Henry is a tireless supporter of those agents," said PIA National President Robert W. Hansen, Jr., in presenting the award. "He devotes much time to the development of young people who express a desire to enter the insurance industry. He serves as a role model for those who might not think of a career in insurance and an advocate for a diverse and robust new generation of insurance professionals."
"Henry Furtick is a leader in our industry," Hansen said. "He is very well respected by his peers and he has been a tireless supporter of PIA and its efforts to provide quality, industry specific education to insurance professionals."
"I am honored to receive this award, and grateful for the opportunity to work with some of the best in the business," said Furtick. "Thank you to everyone at the PIA for their ongoing support and dedication to helping Travelers deliver world-class products and services to agents and customers."
Founded in 1931, PIA is a national trade association that represents member insurance agents and their employees who sell and service all kinds of insurance, but specialize in coverage of automobiles, homes and businesses. PIA members are Local Agents Serving Main Street America SM. PIA's Web address is www.pianet.com.
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SOURCE National Association of Professional Insurance Agents