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The Rising: PIA President Richie Clements' Personal and Professional Resurrection, Post-Katrina

PIA National President Richie Clements reflects on the moment he became a "real" insurance agent, his agency's rebirth, and the challenges still faced by his beloved city 10 years after Hurricane Katrina in the cover story of the March 2015 issue of the National Underwriter...
March 11, 2015

Richie Clements Underwriter CoverPIA National President Richie Clements reflects on the moment he became a "real" insurance agent, his agency's rebirth, and the challenges still faced by his beloved city 10 years after Hurricane Katrina in the cover story of the March 2015 issue of the National Underwriter.

The extensive article traces Richie's pre- and post-Katrina experiences as a local insurance agent working to serve his clients, helping them cope with one of the biggest natural disasters in American history. You can read the article here.

National Underwriter Editor-In-Chief Shawn Moynihan, who spent two days in New Orleans and surrounding environs with Richie viewing the aftermath of Katrina 10 years after it hit, shared his feelings about the experience last month in a column he wrote.

PIA is an association of local, Main Street insurance agents who are there to help their neighbors in their times of need. This is one more story—and a shining example—of the value that PIA members bring.

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