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October 2016 - PIA Connection

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October 2016    National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

In This Issue:
Who Says Insurance Is Boring? Not Millennials

            New Study by Vertafore Finds Millennials Bullish on Insurance Careers


DOL Overtime Rule Looms
PIA’s Jon Gentile on Efforts to Stop, Delay or Slow the Impact of the Rule


Keys to Progress          
Progressive Insurance Hosts Vehicle Giveaway Event for Veterans


The PIA National Awards    
            West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. Named Company of the Year
            Henry Furtick of Travelers Named Company Rep of the Year
            Ryan Agency Wins Social Media Award
            Johnson & Johnson Is MGA of the Year


A Social Media Take on Community Service
The Watkins Insurance Group Expands Its Engagement        


PIA Affiliates Receive Membership Growth Award           


President’s Message
PIA National President Gary Blackwell on New Efforts to Help PIA Members Succeed


CEO’s Message
Mike Becker on the Need to Nix or Fix the DOL Overtime Rule     


News Brief
MetLife Says Goodbye to Snoopy and the Gang…NJ Bill Would Create State-run Health Insurer…Consumer Watchdog Rebuffed by Court…Much of New Orleans Removed form Flood Zone…Foo Fighters Settle Terrorism Insurance Lawsuit…


PIA Product Spotlight
DocIT for Agents Can Help You Reduce MVR Expenses


The Last Word

PIA’s Tom Adderhold Remembers Arnold Palmer

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Ted Besesparis




Alexi Papandon

Advertising Director



Sade N. Hale

Managing Editor



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