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Former ASCnet Executive Director Jenkins Joins PIA National as VP of Business Development and Marketing

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2005 - Bill Jenkins, who most recently was executive director of the Applied Systems Client Network (ASCnet), has joined the...
January 13, 2005

Brevik Welcomes Former IIABA Vice President to PIA

Bill JenkinsWASHINGTON, January 13, 2005  - Bill Jenkins, who most recently was executive director of the Applied Systems Client Network (ASCnet), has joined the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing.

The appointment was announced today by PIA National Executive Vice President and CEO Leonard Brevik.

"When your goal is to reach the top, you need to recruit the top people to help you get there," said PIA National executive vice president and CEO Len Brevik. "I have known Bill Jenkins for over two decades and I know that he is tops in what he does. I am particularly pleased that he has decided to join the national staff of PIA."

Jenkins resigned as CEO of ASCnet to accept the position with PIA National. ASCnet represents over 110,000 insurance agents and brokers who are users of Applied Systems Software. From 1985-1993, Jenkins was director of advertising and a Vice President of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA), where he also helped create the Agents Council for Technology (ACT). Jenkins served two years as the director of ACT.

Jenkins said he is looking forward to helping PIA members grow their agencies.

"PIA members across the country are the front line of our industry," said Jenkins. "Just as our members offer professionalism, choice and added value to their customers, PIA is committed to providing our members with the best programs, products, services and insurance markets."

"I'm extremely pleased to be a part of the fastest growing agents association in America," Jenkins said.  "To all of my friends in the industry, I have one message: if you're looking for new opportunities, you can find them at PIA. The action is over here now."

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. Visit PIA at www.PIANET.com

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