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Acuity Named 2018 Company of the Year by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Acuity the recipient of its prestigious 2018 Company Award of Excellence. The presentation was made on September 28, 2018 at a gala ceremony held in conjunction with PIA’s Board of Directors meeting in Portland, Maine...
October 3, 2018

WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Acuity the recipient of its prestigious 2018 Company Award of Excellence. The presentation was made on September 28, 2018 at a gala ceremony held in conjunction with PIA’s Board of Directors meeting in Portland, Maine.

“This is our Association’s highest annual company honor,” said PIA National President Tim Russell, in presenting the award. “In all that it does, Acuity places a high value on creating the best partnership with independent agents. One of Acuity’s major priorities is making it easy for agents to do business with them.”

“Acuity is a perfect business partner for independent insurance agents,” Russell said.

“Acuity loves agents,” said Ben Salzmann, Acuity President and CEO. “Acuity has the heart of a regional carrier with the strength of a national and is honored to have earned the PIA National Company Award of Excellence.”

The PIA National Company Award of Excellence honors a company for its commitment to PIA, to the American Agency System and to furthering the interests of professional insurance agents by creating a better business environment.

“To be recognized as company of the year from PIA National is a tremendous honor and very humbling,” said Wally Waldhart, Acuity Vice President - Sales and Communications. “We work to be a strong business partner and the ‘go-to’ company for independent agents, and to receive national recognition for our efforts is a wonderful validation of the efforts of everyone at Acuity.”

Acuity Insurance, headquartered in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, insures over 100,000 businesses, including 300,000 commercial vehicles, and nearly a half million homes and private passenger autos across 26 states. Rated A+ by A.M. Best and S&P, Acuity employs over 1,300 people.

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 www.pianet.com.

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