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May 2016 - PIA Connection

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May 2016    National Association of Professional Insurance Agents


In This Issue:

              PIA Brings Main Street to Capitol Hill

The PIA National Awards

Honoring the Agent of the Year, YIP of the Year and CSR of the Year

PIA Testifies on Cyber, Flood

At the Spring Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

Independent Agent Marketing – As Unique As the Agencies Themselves

Profiles of Two Agencies and Their Unique Approaches to Marketing

President’s Message
PIA National President Robert W. Hansen, Jr. on PIA’s Broad Approach to Advocacy

CEO’s Message

Mike Becker on the Buy Button As Conceived by PIA

News Briefs

ACA Premiums to Rise Sharply…UnitedHealth to Exit ACA in 22 States…100 Year Floods…Texting and Driving Is Like Drunk Driving…Private Flood Bill Advances…Hurricane Forecaster William Gray Dies

NAIC Moving Forward on Cybersecurity Model Law

An Update From PIA National Counsel & Director of Regulatory Affairs Lauren Pachman

New Deloitte Study Echoes Some PIA Partnership Findings

Shows That Small Business Owners Are Staying With Their Agents

PIA National Announces Call for Fall Award Nominations

Company Award of Excellence, Company Rep of the Year, MGA of the Year, Excellence in Social Media

PIA Product Spotlight

Products, Services and more for PIA Members

The Last Word

Augusto Russell on The Need to Give Back


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Ted Besesparis




Alexi Papandon

Advertising Director



Sade N. Hale

Managing Editor


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