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PIA National Names Scott Shappee 2019 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

The YIP award was sponsored for the 14th year in a row by The Rough Notes Company.
PIA National Names Scott Shappee 2019 Young Insurance Professional of the Year
April 10, 2019

WASHINGTON – Scott Shappee of the Insurance Center of Monroe in Monroe, Michigan hasbeen named the 2019 PIA National Young Insurance Professional (YIP) of the Year. The award was presented April 2, 2019, by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) and was sponsored by The Rough Notes Company.

The PIA National Young Insurance Professional of the Year award recognizes outstanding achievement by a young insurance professional. Sponsored for the 14th year in a row by The Rough Notes Company, it was presented during a gala luncheon ceremony during PIA governance meetings in Arlington, Virginia.

“It has been my absolute pleasure to work with Scott Shappee on numerous state and national initiatives over the last dozen years,” said PIA National Secretary/Assistant Treasurer Tony Curti, in presenting the award.

“Scott has been active in the insurance business for the last 14 years,” Curti added. “He is committed to the independent agency system and has been an integral part in the success of the Michigan PIA affiliate, of which he is a Past President. Scott carries respect and credibility in the industry among his peers.”

Curti shared some of the industry accolades that were submitted in support of Scott Shappee’s nomination, including one from David Hand, Regional Sales Manager for Progressive:  “Not only is Scott a great board member and representative of PIA, he’s a great agent. Scott is the future of the independent Agent channel, and he exemplifies the reason why Progressive continues to be so excited about the IA channel.”

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.PIA’s web address is www.pianet.com.

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