We All Know Someone… PIA National Wants Your Awards Nominations

We all know someone in this business who goes above and beyond. Maybe it’s customer service, or involvement in the community. It could be any number of things that separate that special someone from the rest of the pack.

PIA National is looking for three special someones.

Every year PIA National gives out three special and very prestigious awards. That leads us back to you and the special someone you know that deserves consideration. The association has extended the nomination deadline to April 1st. So you have time to nominate someone.

Here are the awards.

Professional Agent of the Year

Young Insurance Professional (YIP) of the Year sponsored by The Rough Notes Company

Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year

Click here to see the official nomination forms: https://www.pianational.org/awards.

They can be completed electronically and returned via email. For questions or additional information on the awards, contact Sade Hale at awards@pianational.org or (703) 518-1350.

Here are the details on each award. The first is PIA National Professional Agent of the Year. It honors a PIA member agent who has distinguished his or herself as an independent agent.

Nominees are judged on their:

• Contributions to their agency

• The agents professional education and experience

• The agents contribution to the American Agency System in general and PIA in particular

• The agents involvement in community affairs and their performance as an industry spokesperson.

Nominees may not have held any of the following PIA National positions during the three years prior to the nomination deadline. Those positions are president, president-elect, vice president/treasurer, secretary/assistant treasurer and immediate past president.

PIA National YIP of the Year is sponsored by The Rough Notes Company. That award honors an employee, owner or principal of a PIA member agency who is under the age of 40 or a member of a PIA affiliate Young Insurance Professionals association.

Judging Criteria:

Nominees are judged on their:

• Professional experience and education

• Involvement in the insurance industry

• Promotion of PIA

• Involvement in community affairs

• Anything else which demonstrates the candidate is an outstanding Young Insurance Professional (YIP) and asset to his or her agency and clients.

In states where the PIA affiliate has a Young Insurance Professionals association there is no age cut-off, however, the nominee must be a member of that association. In states where there is no PIA-affiliated Young Insurance Professionals association, the nominee must be under the age of 40 on the nomination deadline.

The winner will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize and recognized via a PIA press release and online video.

PIA National CSR of the Year. This award honors the professionalism and unique contributions of an outstanding Customer Service Representative (CSR) who works for a PIA member agency.

Judging Criteria:

Nominees are judged on their:

• Exemplary talents

• Abilities and aptitudes

• Dedication to a PIA member agency

• Ability to provide clients with a high level of customer service

• Commitment to betterment through education

• Contribution to his or her community

Winner will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize and recognized via a PIA press release and online video.


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The Professional Insurance Agents Western Alliance is a membership organization promoting and enhancing the success of independent agencies seeking to grow, learn and be heard within the industry.


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