You are here:HomeNews CenterNews About PIA

News About PIA

Avoiding Employee Lawsuits - A Brief for Agency Principals

(2/22/2006) Lawsuits and EEOC complaints for sexual harassment, diversity-related employee discrimination and performance-based discipline discrimination are a major threat... full story

Deadline This Week for PIA Awards Nominations

(2/22/2006) On April 8, 2006 PIA will be presenting the PIA National Professional Agent of the Year Award, the PIA National Customer Service Representative (CSR)... full story

Small Investment, Big Return

(2/15/2006) - Best's Review, November 2004. "By leveraging insurer- sponsored e-learning tools, insurers and their agents have at their disposal a flexible alternative to c... full story

NEW MEMBER BENEFIT: PIA Members Now Get Rough Notes Agency OnLine At Lowest Cost

(2/14/2006) PIA has negotiated a special agreement with The Rough Notes Company (publisher of Rough Notes magazine) to make new subscriptions for The Rough Notes Agency... full story

NEW MEMBER BENEFIT: Beating the High Cost of Licensing - PIA Member-Only 15% Discount

(2/14/2006) Based on studies conducted by PIA and other industry organizations, multi-state insurance agencies on average dedicate a substantial portion of the time of one ... full story

"Business Drivers" That Drive Your Business

(2/10/2006) Every company knows - or should know - that its human capital really is capital. Employees generate revenue when they... full story

PIA Provides Unlimited Opportunities

(2/10/2006) By Leonard C. BrevikExecutive Vice PresidentNational Association of Professional Insurance Agents The vision statement of the National Association of Profession... full story

PIA of Ohio Letter Leads Taft to Call for Review of Ads in Vehicle Registration Renewals

(2/08/2006) Ohio Governor Bob Taft (R) says the inclusion of an ad for a major insurance company in mailings from the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles... full story

Ohio Gov. Taft Orders Review of Ads for Auto Insurance in State Registration Renewals

(2/07/2006) WASHINGTON, February 7, 2006 - You get your vehicle registration renewal notice in the mail. It says you must certify that you have... full story

PIA National Issues Call for Award Nominations

(2/01/2006) Nominations are being accepted between now and February 24, 2006 for PIA National's Professional Agent of the Year Award, the PIA National Customer Service Repr... full story

PIA of Ohio Protests Insurance Ads in Vehicle Registration Renewals

(2/01/2006) PIA of Ohio is speaking out on behalf of independent insurance agents and consumers in the state by objecting to auto insurance advertisements being included...... full story

PIA and Rough Notes Magazine Announce Inaugural National Young Insurance Professional Award

(1/31/2006) WASHINGTON, January 31, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) and Rough Notes magazine have announced the creation o... full story

PIA's Brevik Named to Top 100 'Most Powerful' List for Second Year in Row

(1/18/2006) For the second year in a row Leonard C. Brevik, executive vice president and CEO of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA), has... full story

PIA of Georgia Holds Legislative Reception

(1/18/2006) Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine was among the featured guests January 10 at the seventh annual legislative reception sponsored by the Professional Insuranc... full story

PIA's 75th Anniversary

(1/03/2006) The year 2006 marks an auspicious milestone for PIA. It is our association's 75th anniversary. In 1931, a group of independent insurance agents gathered... full story

PIA National Past President Terry Adams Honored in Congressional Record

(12/28/2005) PIA National Immediate Past President Terry Adams has received a commendation in the Congressional Record recognizing his dedication and professionalism. The co... full story

PIA of Florida Honors Three With Awards

(12/20/2005) Mark O'Connell, PIA of Florida CEO, presented Langston with the President's Award, to honor and recognize him for serving on the PIA board and... full story

Peretti Says Being of Service Is the Key

(12/07/2005) PIA National PresidentRay Peretti Insurance agency owner Ray Peretti calls Renton, Washington home, but for the next year he will be equally at home... full story

PIA Affiliates Year-end Updates

(12/01/2005) Each year, PIA Connection invites all PIA affiliates to send in a brief summary of an accomplishment that benefited their members during the preceding year.... full story

Getting Young People Excited About Joining Our Ranks

(12/01/2005) I have to admit, insurance was the last career on my mind when I entered college in 1988. Although my father worked in the... full story