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PIA National Names Amy Diggett 2014 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(4/16/2014) WASHINGTON — Amy Diggett, of the Byrnes Agency, Inc. of Dayville, Connecticut, was named the 2014 PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year... full story

PIA Praises National Governors Association for Its Strong Defense of State-Based Insurance Regulation

(4/08/2014) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents praised the National Governors Association for speaking out forcefully in support of th... full story

PIA National Names Cole Tucker 2014 Professional Agent of the Year

(4/08/2014) WASHINGTON — Cole Tucker, CIC, CRM, LUTCF, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, has been named the 2014 Professional Agent of the Year by the National Association of ... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Reflect on Successful 2014 PIA Federal Legislative Summit

(4/02/2014) WASHINGTON — Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents got a warm welcome—and got their points across—in congressional visits d... full story

PIA National Names Timothy P. Clements 2014 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

(4/01/2014) WASHINGTON — Timothy P. Clements of Clements Insurance Services in Chalmette, Louisiana, has been named the 2014 PIA National Young Insurance Professional of ... full story

PIA Challenges FIO Assertion That Insurance Should Be Regulated Like Banks, Securities

(3/24/2014) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents takes issue with an assertion made by Michael McRaith, the director of the Federal Insu... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Announce 2014 PIA Federal Legislative Summit

(2/12/2014) WASHINGTON — Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will reconnect Main Street with Capitol Hill when they convene March 2... full story

John Petrucci of State Auto Group Named Chairman of The PIA Partnership

(1/28/2014) WASHINGTON – John M. Petrucci, CPCU, Vice President of Sales for the State Auto Group, has been named chairman of The PIA Partnership... full story

The PIA Partnership Unveils New Tool for PIA Members

(12/17/2013) WASHINGTON – A new tool designed to help independent insurance agencies achieve growth and profitability has been unveiled by the National Association of Prof... full story

PIA Announces Call for Award Nominations

(12/13/2013) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has announced a call for nominations for three prestigious awards in its 2014 Spr... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Ask in New Ads: “Do You Need Help With Health Insurance?”

(12/11/2013) WASHINGTON – Do you need help with health insurance? full story

Mike Becker Named Executive Vice President & CEO of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

(11/15/2013) WASHINGTON – Mike Becker has been named Executive Vice President & CEO of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National), effective ... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Agree That Buying Insurance Is Not Like Buying a Song on iTunes

(11/15/2013) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) agrees with a statement made by President Obama in which he said, “Buying healt... full story

PIA Agents Respond to the McKinsey Report

(11/06/2013) WASHINGTON – Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) disagree vehemently with the conclusions and many of the observations ... full story

Consumers Should Consider Using Licensed Insurance Agents and Brokers for Health Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act

(10/22/2013) WASHINGTON – As millions of consumers consider purchasing health insurance through the insurance marketplaces set up as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ... full story

PIA Partners with Drivers History to Help Agents Reduce MVR Expenses

(10/15/2013) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today announced the formation of a groundbreaking partnership with Drivers Histor... full story

PIA National Names Frankenmuth Insurance 2013 Company of the Year

(10/15/2013) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Frankenmuth Insurance as the recipient of its prestigious 2013 Company ... full story

Paradiso Receives the 2013 PIA National Excellence in Social Media Award

(10/15/2013) WASHINGTON — Paradiso Financial & Insurance Services has received the 2013 Excellence in Social Media Award from the National Association of Professional Insu... full story

PIA National Names Johnson & Johnson, Inc. 2013 Managing General Agency of the Year

(10/08/2013) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Johnson & Johnson, Inc. of South Carolina as recipient of its 2013 Managing G... full story

Connie Boyd Named 2013 PIA National Company Representative of the Year

(10/08/2013) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Connie Boyd as its 2013 Company Representative of the Year... full story