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PIA National Names J.M. Wilson Corporation 2011 Managing General Agency of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO, October 3, 2011 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named J.M. Wilson Corporation as recipient of its 2011...
October 3, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, October 3, 2011  - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named J.M. Wilson Corporation as recipient of its 2011 Managing General Agency of the Year Award.

The award was presented September 23, 2011 during a ceremony in San Francisco, California held in conjunction with a national PIA board of directors meeting. The 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.

"Team members from J.M. Wilson are always asking how they can be involved to help agents build strong agencies," said PIA National President-elect Thomas Adderhold, who presented the award. "Their motto is 'Relationships - It's why we stand out from the crowd.' And each of their employees lives out this motto - developing solid relationships with agents and with PIA."

J.M. Wilson Corporation is an MGA that writes commercial transportation, professional liability, property/casualty, personal lines and surety for independent agents in 24 states. Over the years, J.M. Wilson has been a key supporter of the Michigan PIA.

"I'm grateful for the opportunity I've had over the last year to be involved with the Michigan Young Insurance Professional committee and its members," said Erin Herson, J.M. Wilson Underwriting and Agency Relations Manager. "Working with these member agencies has allowed me to develop great relationships which motivate me to be a better underwriter and educator."

J.M. Wilson is a third generation Managing General Agency and Surplus Lines Broker founded in 1920 with offices in eight states. J.M. Wilson can be found on the web at www.jmwilson.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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