Atlanta, GA, August 2, 2016 – Members of the Professional Insurance Agents of Georgia (PIA of Georgia) elected Lorie M. Yauney, SPHR, to serve as Vice-president of the nation’s sixth largest affiliate at their Annual Meeting held at Lake Oconee, Georgia.
Ms. Yauney is Vice-president of Human Resources and Training, with J. Smith Lanier & Co, West Point, Georgia. She has served on PIAs Executive Committee for the past six-years.
Jerry Duke, CEO of PIA, said, “Lorie has been active with PIA for over eleven-years, and has always show the greatest interest in PIAs education programs, and has helped grow our overall education department by better than 35%. Dedicated individuals, like Lorie, help us meet the needs of our members, while strengthening our distribution system.”
Others elected as officers of PIA were: President - Hamilton Tillman, III CIC, CRM, (Tillman Insurance Services, Valdosta)President-elect - P. K. Martin, IV (Hood Insurance Agency of Lawrenceville); Treasurer - John T. Franks (Franks & Associates of College Park); and Secretary - Mike Kaplan (BB&T Insurance Services of Macon); National Director - Victor (Vic) Hamby, CIC (Hamby & Aloisio of Atlanta)
PIA of Georgia was founded in 1937 as the Mutual Insurance Agents of Georgia and has operated continuously for the past 79 years. Today, PIA serves 450 agencies and over 150 companies, providing education to over 5,000 students annually.
In addition to providing leadership and direction to over 47,000 insurance agents in Georgia, PIA is the sole provider and facilitator of designation courses through The National Alliance (CIC, CISR, Dynamics of Service, and CRM).
For more information regarding The Professional Insurance Agents of Georgia, visit our web site at www.PIAGA.com or contact PIA at 770/921-7585.