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PIA’s Growth & Profitability Tool for Agencies

(2/27/2013) PIA has released a new “members only” benefit that will help you track and project personal lines business growth and profitability on a five-year basis... full story

Liberty Mutual Phases Out Eight Regional Brands

(1/16/2013) Liberty Mutual Insurance has decided to go all Liberty Mutual, all the time... full story

Hartford CEO Back to Work After Brain Surgery

(1/16/2013) Hartford Financial Services Inc. said its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Liam E. McGee has returned to work Jan. 14 after undergoing successful... full story

Motorists Mutual Helping Agents Expand Their Online Marketing

(9/28/2012) Motorists Mutual Insurance Co. has introduced a new web-based resource to help independent insurance agents increase their online marketing efforts full story

The PIA Partnership’s Agency Touch Points Subject of Rough Notes Magazine Article

(1/10/2012) Research for “Touch Points – The Voice of the Customer”, a project of The PIA Partnership, is the subject of an article in the January issue of Rough Note... full story

Research by The PIA Partnership Creating Buzz

(12/20/2011) Groundbreaking research conducted by The PIA Partnership for “Touch Points – The Voice of the Customer” is creating industry buzz 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

McCormack Succeeds Campbell as Chairman of The PIA Partnership

(10/31/2011) Doug McCormack, Assistant Vice President, National Client Practices, at The Hartford has been named Chairman of The PIA Partnership full story

Harleysville CEO Briefs PIA on Merger with Nationwide

(10/18/2011) Michael Browne, president and CEO of Harleysville Mutual Insurance Co., participated in an informational conference call with PIA to address Harleysville's plan... full story

Nationwide to Acquire Harleysville in $800 Million Deal

(10/04/2011) Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. will acquire Harleysville Mutual Insurance Co. in a deal valued at around $800 million, both companies said in an announcement o... full story

Selective Insurance Joins The PIA Partnership

(6/22/2011) PIA National is pleased to announce that Selective Insurance Group, Inc. has joined The PIA Partnership. Comprised of senior insurance company executives, The P... full story

Hansen Appointed PIA National Board Representative to the PIA Partnership

(4/19/2011) PIA National President Fred Thomas has appointed PIA of Nebraska & Iowa National Director Rob Hansen as the PIA National Board of Directors representative to...... full story

Reaching Gen Y And Making The Internet Work For You

(5/31/2010) We know how important it is for agencies to attract customers and clients in the Gen Y age group (20 - 35 years of... full story

Encompass Offers Universal Security Policy to Help Make Life Easier

(5/11/2010) Are you looking to represent a line of insurance that can make life easier? Consider Encompass! It provides simplicity - for you and your... full story

PIA National Leaders Meet With Top Insurance Company Leaders

(2/18/2010) PIA National leaders, through the activities of The PIA Partnership, met earlier this month with leaders from eight major insurance companies to focus on develo... full story

Motorists Insurance Group to Leverage Agent, Policyholder Service Initiatives

(1/27/2010) Agent and policyholder service initiatives will receive "even greater attention and focus" in a newly created division, according to John J. Bishop, chairman, p... full story

Is Your Agency Reaching Gen Y?

(9/22/2009) In the June issue of PIA Connection, readers had an opportunity to explore the newest PIA member benefit created by The PIA Partnership: Reaching Gen... full story

The Hartford Raises $900 Million in Equity Offering

(8/12/2009) The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: HIG) announced on August 6 that it increased the size of and completed its discretionary equity issuance plan... full story

Grady Campbell Named Chairman of The PIA Partnership

(7/30/2009) WASHINGTON, July 30, 2009 - Grady B. Campbell, CIC, AAI, vice president for property and casualty marketing for Motorists Mutual Insurance Company, has... full story

The Hartford to Offer AARP-Branded Auto Insurance Through Independent Agents

(7/29/2009) The Hartford has announced that it is now offering AARP¨-branded auto insurance through select, authorized independent agents. Previously, the insurance was on... full story