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PIA Member Named NFIP Agency of the Year

(5/25/2004) Kimberly Tompkins, PIA National's 2003 CSR of the Year, accepted an award on behalf of her agency, Housing Insurance Services, Inc., at the 21st Annual... full story

New Jersey YIP Sets Goal for Annual Special Olympics Fun Run

(5/18/2004) To mark its 20th anniversary, the New Jersey Young Insurance Professionals' Fun Run expects to raise $100,000 for Special Olympics New Jersey this year. ... full story

PIA National Receives Marketing Award from Professional Insurance Communicators of America

(4/23/2004) WASHINGTON, April 23, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) received honors for a membership marketing project from the Profess... full story

PIA in the News

(4/20/2004) PIA Appoints New CEO (National Underwriter 4/12/04, subscription only) Brevik Named to Head PIA National (Insurance Journal 4/12/04) "Oxley's Reform Plans Wins ... full story

PIA National Appoints Len Brevik as Executive Vice President, CEO

(4/14/2004) PIA National has announced the appointment of Leonard C. Brevik as executive vice president of the association and chief executive officer of its for-profit sub... full story

PIA National Elects Officers for 2004-2005

(3/31/2004) WASHINGTON, March 31, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has elected a slate of officers who will serve one-year terms that.... full story

PIA National Names Ronald Silverman 2004 Professional Agent of the Year

(3/29/2004) © 2004, Martin Lueders/INSIGHT PHOTOS WASHINGTON, March 29, 2004 - Ronald N. Silverman, CIC, CISR, was named 2004 Professional Agent of the Year by... full story

PIA National Names Mishell Magnusson 2004 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(3/29/2004) Photo: (from left to right) Shelly Diegel, Vice President, Distribution Management, Zurich North America Small Business, sponsor of the 2004 CSR award; PIA Nat... full story

PIA Touted in Medical Economics

(3/16/2004) Medical Economics¨ a magazine published for health care industry professionals, has published an article in its March issue on how to select an insurance agent... full story

Mission Possible - PIA of Louisiana's Push to Attract More Carriers

(2/10/2004) PIA of Louisiana has embarked on a public relations campaign designed to let insurers know that changes in the state's insurance laws have made the... full story

PIA's Keith Savino Named to ACORD Board of Directors

(2/10/2004) Keith A. Savino, CPIA, a member of the Board of Directors of PIA of New Jersey, has been elected to the board of ACORD, the... full story

PIA Signs Letter of Support for Seat Belt Bill

(2/03/2004) As a coalition member with Advocates for Auto and Highway Safety, PIA National has signed a letter urging the U.S. Senators to co-sponsor S. 1993,... full story

Arthur I. Moll Scholarship Awarded

(1/21/2004) PIA of New York has announced that Nicole DeVito will receive its Arthur I. Moll Memorial Scholarship award this week during its Metropolitan Regional Awareness... full story

PIA Advises The Brookings Institute

(1/21/2004) One of the nation's most influential public policy "think tanks" is formalizing its involvement in insurance related issues and has asked PIA to participate. Th... full story

PIA's 2004 Issues of Focus

(1/20/2004) Other issues of importance to agents that may see movement this year include reauthorization and reform of the federal flood insurance program, renewal of... full story

PIA National Announces Call for Nominations

(12/18/2003) Nominations are being accepted between now and February 6, 2004 for the association's Professional Agent of the Year Award, and the PIA National Customer... full story

Von Haden Comments on Auto "Black Boxes"

(12/16/2003) PIA of Wisconsin Executive Vice President Ron Von Haden commented on the use of so-called automobile "black boxes" in an article in the West Bend... full story

PIA National and Zurich North America Small Business Announce 2nd Annual National CSR of the Year Award

(12/12/2003) WASHINGTON, December 12, 2003 - For the second year in a row, the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) is joining with Zurich...... full story

PIA Member Named Man of the Year by Jewish War Veterans

(11/03/2003) Steve Zeitz of Eagle Associates Insurance of Cheltenham, Pennsylvania has been named Man of the Year by the Jewish War Veterans of the USA. Zeitz... full story

PIANJ Golf Tournament Raises $40K for Special Olympics

(9/23/2003) PIA of New Jersey held its 20th annual PIANJ Golf Classic, which raised a record amount of $40,000 for Special Olympics New Jersey. The sold-out... full story