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What’s happening with the association, including recent news from PIA Northeast.

PIA Northeast honored by Utica National for its policy retention

GLENMONT, N.Y.—PIA Northeast’s recently promoted Director of Sales Stephanie Y. Smith, CISR, CPIA, attended the Utica National E&O State Sales & Appreciation Conference from Oct. 18-19, at the Sheraton Chicago O’Hare, in Chicago, Ill. At the event, Smith...

CTYIP honors individuals at its annual Gala

HARTFORD, Conn.—The Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut’s Young Insurance Professionals recognized extraordinary insurance professionals from around the state during its Annual Industry-Wide Gala Awards Night held Oct. 12, at Anthony’s Oceanview in New Haven,...

PIA New York elect new officers; Slavin president

ALBANY, N.Y.—Gary Slavin, CLTC, CIC, LUTCF, of Massapequa N.Y., was elected president of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York Wednesday at the association’s annual business meeting. Slavin is a financial services representative and investment advisor...

PIA New York leadership meets with industry, legislative leaders

ALBANY, N.Y.— The Professional Insurance Agents of New York State Inc.’s President-elect Gary Slavin, PIANY Executive Director Kelly Norris, PIA Management Services President & CEO Jeff Parmenter, and PIANY’s Director of Government & Industry Affairs Bradford...

PIA New York leadership participates in Albany Lobby Day

ALBANY, N.Y.—Representatives from the Professional Insurance Agents of New York State Inc., met with state legislators at the Legislative Office Building in Albany, as part of the association’s 2023 Albany Lobby Day program. Participants spent the day on May 2, 2023,...

PIA Connecticut elects officers for 2023-24, names Dougherty president

HARTFORD, Conn.—The Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut Inc., elected J. Kyle Dougherty, CIC, president during the association’s Annual Convention held March 23-24, 2023, at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. Dougherty is a second-generation president for the...

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