May 11, 2017 – J. Smith Lanier & Co. is happy to announce Doug Johnson, President of JSL Aviation Insurance, a division of J. Smith Lanier & Co. was presented with the Pinnacle Award at the Aviation Insurance Association's (AIA) annual conference on May 3, 2016 in Miami, Florida.
“The AIA Pinnacle Award is the most prestigious award given by the Aviation Insurance Association. Recipients of the award have demonstrated that their career achievements exemplify the standards and goals of the Association and have gone above and beyond the call of duty,” said President of the AIA, David Sales.
J. Smith Lanier & Co., headquartered in West Point, Georgia, is an employee-owned company that was founded in 1868 and has become one of the largest privately owned insurance brokers in the United States. Since 1868, the company has grown from a three-employee local agency to a major regional firm employing over 600 employees in 22 branch offices. J. Smith Lanier & Co. offers commercial and personal lines insurance, employee benefits, surety, aviation and risk control.