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PIA Flood Expert Rita Hollada Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

(5/10/2012) Austin, TX — M. Rita Hollada, CPCU, CIC, CPIA, AAI, was honored with a PIA Lifetime Achievement award for excellence and expertise in flood insurance full story

PIA National Names Maureen Sexton 2012 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(4/10/2012) WASHINGTON — Maureen Sexton, CPCU, of The Hanson Insurance Group of Corvallis, Oregon was named the 2012 PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Y... full story

Dan Weber Named PIAPAC Person of the Year

(4/10/2012) WASHINGTON — Dan Weber, CIC, AFIS, of Casselton, North Dakota has been named the 2011 Person of the Year by the Professional Insurance Agents Political Action... full story

PIA National Names Brad Butler 2012 Professional Agent of the Year

(4/02/2012) WASHINGTON — Brad Butler, CIC, CPIA, CRIS, HIA, has been named the 2012 PIA National Professional Agent of the Year full story

PIA National Names Donna Chiapperino 2012 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

(4/02/2012) WASHINGTON, April 2, 2012 — Donna Chiapperino has been named the 2012 PIA National Young Insurance Professional of the Year full story

Professional Insurance Agents Decry Attack by Federal Employees Union

(2/24/2012) WASHINGTON — A federal employees union wants to expel private sector crop insurance agents – and possibly insurance companies – from a large swath of the ... full story

Main Street Insurance Agents to Converge On Capitol Hill for 2012 PIA Federal Legislative Summit

(1/30/2012) WASHINGTON — Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will bring Main Street to Capitol Hill when they convene March 21-22 i... full story

PIA Announces Call for Awards Nominations

(12/12/2011) WASHINGTON, December 12, 2011 — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has announced a call for nominations for three prestigious awa... full story

New Research by The PIA Partnership Shows Insurance Customers Want What Independent Agents Offer

(12/09/2011) WASHINGTON, December 9, 2011 — For the past 18 months, The PIA Partnership has been conducting research with insurance customers of all types from across the ... full story

PIA Expresses Disappointment at HHS Rejection of NAIC Request to Support Consumer Access to Licensed Agents

(12/05/2011) WASHINGTON, December 5, 2011 — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has expressed disappointment that the Obama administration has ... full story

Richard A. Clements Elected Secretary/Assistant Treasurer of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA)

(12/01/2011) WASHINGTON, December 1, 2011 — Richard “Richie” Clements of Chalmette, Louisiana has been elected Secretary/Assistant Treasurer of the National Associatio... full story

PIA Agency Marketing Guide Available Online

(12/01/2011) WASHINGTON, December 1, 2011 – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has made its 2011 PIA National Agency Marketing Guide ... full story

PIA National Wins Three MarCom Awards

(11/01/2011) WASHINGTON, November 1, 2011 — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has been presented with three prestigious MarCom Awards by the ... full story

PIA National Working to Resolve Longstanding Problems with Certificates of Insurance

(10/12/2011) WASHINGTON, October 12, 2011 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is working to resolve problems with certificates of insurance t... full story

PIA National Names Westfield Insurance 2011 Company of the Year

(10/04/2011) SAN FRANCISCO, September 30, 2011 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Westfield Insurance as the recipient of its... full story

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

(10/03/2011) SAN FRANCISCO, October 3, 2011 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named J.M. Wilson Corporation as recipient of its 2011... full story

Mark Suhr Receives PIA National Excellence in Social Media Award

(10/03/2011) SAN FRANCISCO, October 3, 2011 - Mark Suhr, a PIA member from Seward, Nebraska has received the 2011 Excellence in Social Media award... full story

PIA National Names Edward J. Fernandez 2011 Company Representative of the Year

(9/30/2011) SAN FRANCISCO, September 30, 2011 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Edward J. Fernandez as its 2011 Company... full story

PIA Releases 2011 Agency Marketing Guide

(8/17/2011) WASHINGTON, August 17, 2011 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has unveiled the second edition of its annual Agency...... full story

PIA Wins APEX Award for Agency Marketing Guide

(8/04/2011) WASHINGTON, August 4, 2011 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has been awarded the APEX 2011 Award of Excellence... full story