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PIA National Names Lisa Tepper 2010 Company Representative of the Year

Traverse City, MI, Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Lisa Tepper of Travelers...
October 6, 2010

Traverse City, MI, Wednesday, October 6, 2010  -   The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Lisa Tepper of Travelers as its 2010 Company Representative of the Year. The award was presented October 2, 2010, during a ceremony in Traverse City, Michigan, held in conjunction with a national PIA board of directors meeting.

"Our recipient today has distinguished herself in many ways," said incoming PIA National President Fred Thomas, who presented the award. "As Regional President for Travelers, Lisa Tepper is responsible for fostering the growth and profit of Travelers' business in the downstate New York and New Jersey region."

"Lisa Tepper is committed to developing a sound working relationship between agents and the company," Thomas said. "Her goal is to help find a balance between company objectives and the objectives of agents and brokers. In addition, she has demonstrated her support for agents through her involvement with PIA, particularly the Young Insurance Professionals program."

The criteria used to select the PIA National Company Representative of the Year includes professional experience, assistance given to agents, technical knowledge and demonstrated awareness of industry problems and market conditions. Their contributions to the industry through participation in PIA and other insurance organizations are also considered, as are their contributions to serving the public and their community.

"I am honored to accept this award on behalf of Travelers and all of the employees who represent our company. Establishing sound working relationships with our agents and brokers is something that we all are committed to," said Tepper.  "At Travelers we strive to be an industry leader respected by our agents and brokers and known for our community support.  These values I embrace with passion and weave into my role as Regional President. I sincerely thank the many agents and brokers I have had the pleasure of working with over the years. You have been trusted advisors, professional partners and personal friends. For that I am very grateful."

The Travelers Companies, Inc. is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2009. Click here for more information about Travelers.  

Founded in 1931, PIA is a national trade association that represents member insurance agents and their employees who sell and service all kinds of insurance, but specialize in coverage of automobiles, homes and businesses. PIA members are Local Agents Serving Main Street America SM. PIA's web address is


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