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PIA National Names Empower Insurance Group MGA 2009 Managing General Agency of the Year

Don Owens, president of Empower Insurance Group MGA, the2009 PIA National Managing General Agency of the Year, center,with PIA National President Kenneth R. Auerbach, Esq.,...
October 9, 2009

Don Owens, president of Empower Insurance Group MGA, the 2009 PIA National Managing General Agency of the Year, center, with PIA National President Kenneth R. Auerbach, Esq., left, and PIA National President-elect Jon Spalding, right.
Don Owens, president of Empower Insurance Group MGA, the
2009 PIA National Managing General Agency of the Year, center,
with PIA National President Kenneth R. Auerbach, Esq., left, and PIA
National President-elect Jon Spalding, right.

San Diego, CA, October 9, 2009  - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Empower Insurance Group MGA, Inc. as recipient of its 2009 Managing General Agency of the Year Award.

"Empower Insurance Group MGA, demonstrates its commitment to the American Agency System in many ways," said PIA National President-elect Jon Spalding during a presentation ceremony held October 3, 2009 in San Diego, California.

"Empower is totally committed to the agency system, and does not offer any programs that compete directly with independent agents," Spalding said. "Empower demonstrates its commitment to independent insurance agents in many ways. Empower offers continuing education, business development seminars and consulting on marketing and advertising to its agent base at no charge to the agent."

The annual award recognizes outstanding achievement in furthering the interests of agents, a commitment to the agency system and successful efforts to create a better business environment for professional insurance agents. This is the second year that Empower Insurance Group has received PIA's Managing General Agency of the Year Award. "I cannot speak highly enough of Empower," said Randy Templeton, past PIA National director and current treasurer of PIA in Texas. "I was proud and honored to submit their nomination."

"We consider it an incredible honor to be recognized by the PIA for the second year in a row," said Empower Insurance Group President Don Owens. "We will continue to dedicate ourselves to serving our independent agent base that is responsible for our success."

Empower Insurance Group MGA, Inc. is based in Fort Worth, Texas and serves agents in Texas, Missouri and Colorado.  For additional information call 1-877-437-5010.  Empower's web address is www.empowerins.com.

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. PIA members are Local Agents Serving Main Street America(SM). PIA's web address is www.pianet.com.

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