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Below you'll find information about PIA Connection's valued display advertisers. PIA members, please consider patronizing these companies as their advertising dollars help PIA advocate on your behalf and create deliverables to support your agency. Please tell them you heard about them in PIA Connection. If you'd like to learn more about advertising in the PIA Connection, please contact Alexi Papandon at (703) 518-1353 or

Applied Underwriters logoApplied Underwriters

Phone Number:. 877-234-4450
Description of Services:. Applied Underwriters® provides financial services and workers' compensation solutions to meet the needs of small and mid-sized businesses nationwide. Most classes approved. Our insurance carriers are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company. A Berkshire Hathaway company.

AtlasLogo149x96.pngAtlas Financial Holdings, Inc. | The Atlas Group of Companies

Contact Name: Ann Jenkins, Manager Business Development
Phone Number: 847-700-8224
Description of Services:.The Atlas Group of Companies provides industry leading insurance for taxi, limousine, car service, paratransit, airport transit, and business auto. We offer superior products in Commercial Auto Liability, Physical Damage, and General Liability. Our objective is to continue building and retaining long-term, mutually profitable relationships with our partner agents, through direct appointments, competitive compensation, and expanding coverage throughout the U.S. With over 85 years of experience, we understand the needs of Passenger Transportation policyholders, and work to get their operation fully functioning in a quick, cost-effective manner. You can depend on our expertise, strength, and commitment. We’re here for you.

Auto Owners Logo 185x54.jpgAuto-Owners Insurance

Contact Name: Andy Flanagan
Phone Number: 517-323-1201
Description of Services: For over 100 years, Auto-Owners Insurance has been dedicated to the independent agency system. Headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, this Fortune 500 Company is among the nation’s largest insurers, providing insurance to over 3 million policyholders in 26 states. Auto-Owners is rated A++ (Superior) by the A.M. Best Company and has received numerous awards for their customer service and quality. For all of your life, home, car, and business insurance needs, Auto-Owners Insurance is a company you can count on.

BurnsWilcox Logo Stacked CMYK B.jpgBurns & Wilcox

Phone Number: 800-981-5900
Description of Services: Burns & Wilcox is North America’s leading insurance wholesale broker and underwriting manager, internationally recognized for its expertise in commercial and professional liability, property, marine and personal insurance.

Burns & Wilcox is a privately-owned company whose standards of service, depth of market relationships and outstanding talent are unsurpassed in the specialty insurance sector.

Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Metro Detroit, Burns & Wilcox is a member of H.W. Kaufman Group, a global network of companies dedicated to shaping the insurance industry, employing more than 2,000 professionals in 60 offices across the US, Canada and the UK.


Contact Name: Scott Cluney
Phone Number: 877-932-2382
Description of Services:
EZLynx provides innovative insurance software that helps streamline your agency’s workflow. You can bundle products to supercharge your agency's productivity or purchase products individually to meet the unique needs of your business. Each product integrates with our comparative rater and agency management system to provide a single platform to manage customers through their full life cycle.

EZLynx is the only agency solution that is truly ONE PLATFORM—for comparative rating, agency management, accounting, eSignature, consumer quoting, email marketing, text messaging, client self-servicing, and so much more.

Liberty Mutual logo 170x108.jpgLiberty Mutual Insurance

Contact Name: Sherri Ferrguson
Phone Number: 617-654-4411
Description of Services: You’re passionate about your business. Liberty Mutual Insurance is passionate about protecting it. We rank on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the United States (based on annual revenue). As a leading property and casualty insurer, Liberty Mutual Insurance has the resources and expertise to provide tailored domestic and multinational insurance and risk-management solutions to meet your business’s specific needs, regardless of size and location. Visit, or contact your independent agent or broker.

MMG Logo with Tagline_155x101.jpgMMG Insurance

Contact Name: Keith Sperrey, Marketing Director
Phone Number: 877-256-2609
Description of Services: MMG Insurance has a 118-year history of providing quality home, auto, and commercial insurance based on a tradition of unique service and performance. With corporate offices in Maine, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania, MMG proudly partners with 180 Independent Insurance Agents across more than 450 locations in its five state operational footprint of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best, MMG is known for its valued agency partnerships, ease of doing business, policyholder promise and commitment to excellence.

MarshBerryLogo180x44 jpgMarshBerry

Contact Name: Lauren Byers
Phone Number: 440-392-6546
Description of Services: Founded in 1981, MarshBerry's primary objective is to help insurance agents, brokers and carriers as they work to maximize their value through our industry-specific services that include: Merger & Acquisition Advisory*, Management Consulting, Organic Growth Consulting, Intellectual Capital and Peer Exchange Networks. Ranked #1 M&A Advisor by SNL Financial for each of the past 17 years*, MarshBerry has advised on 531 transactions since 1999 and completed more than over 250 diagnostic and confirmatory due diligence projects over the last twelve years. Visit to learn more. * Securities offered though MarshBerry Capital, Inc., Member FINRA and SIPC, and an affiliate of Marsh, Berry & Co., Inc. 28601 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 400, Woodmere OH 44122, 440-354-3230

Nason Associates, Inc.Nason Associates logo

Contact Name:. Lorri Shuey
Phone Number: 913-677-1550
Description of Services: Nason Associates handles all aspects of aviation insurance and deals through licensed agents and brokers worldwide. We do business with all of the U.S. based aviation insurance companies and pools, in addition to Underwriters at Lloyds. We have over seventy years of combined experience in aviation insurance. We can assist you in placing coverage for aircraft, major airlines, airports, fixed based operators, avionics repair and service operations, aircraft manufacturers products liability, aviation workers compensation, aviation related property and airshows.

NIPR logoNational Insurance Producer Registry

Contact Name:.Kingston Koser
Phone Number:.816-783-8467
Description of Services:.The National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) is the premier public-private partnership supporting the work of the states and the NAIC in re-engineering and streamlining the insurance producer licensing process through uniformity. Available products include the Producer Database (PDB), electronic applications for Non-Resident and Resident Licenses (initial and renewal) and the ability to submit an Address Change Request (ACR) electronically.


Contact Name: Lisa McAbee
Phone Number: 770-257-1707
Description of Services: NBIS is the premier insurance provider to the crane, rigging, concrete pumping and specialized transport industries. NBIS IS an open agency MGU staffed with Trade specific industry experience. Providing insurance coverage and innovative risk management solutions for over 22 years. NBIS offers unparalleled contract management, preventative risk analysis and planning before claims handling is necessary. NBIS provides coverage from “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Companies, and licensed in all 50 states. Proudly serving as the exclusively endorsed property and casualty insurance provider for the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) and the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA).


Contact Name:.Ryann Tyler
Phone Number:.480-454-6114
Description of Services:.Nextiva is an award-winning business communication solution used by major insurance providers all over North America. Our Business Communication Suite includes business phone service (VoIP), customer relationship management (CRM), website live chat for sales and service, customer satisfaction surveys, and customer analytics – and starts as low as $20 per month. Get everything you need to increase renewals, referrals, and pipeline on one simple and easy-to-use platform. Contact us today to get started and grow your business fearlessly.

PIA Services Group Insurance Fund LogoPIA Services Group Insurance Fund

Contact Name:.Lockton Risk Services (Administrator)
Phone Number:.800-336-4759
Description of Services:.Help build your family's financial future with PIA Trust insurance plans. As a PIA member you can choose from several high-quality, competitively priced insurance plans to help protect you, your employees and families. Customize your protection to best suit your needs. Plans currently include: Basic Term Life Insurance, Voluntary and Dependent Term Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Hospital Indemnity, and Business Overhead Expense.

Prime Insurance Company  LogoPrime Insurance Company

Contact Name:.Rick J. Lindsey
Phone Number:. 800-257-5590
Description of Services:.Prime Insurance Company is an excess and surplus lines insurance company that offers underwriting, risk management, claims, brokerage and financing services. Prime has offices in Chicago, Naples, Philadelphia and Salt Lake City, and offers customized solutions for specialty risks nationwide. Prime is the proven solution for a growing number of producers who are looking for a good insurance company partner.  We have earned a reputation of providing options and solutions to the specialty liability, commercial auto (available in most states), professional liability, property and casualty insurance marketplace. We have achieved success by providing a partnership approach to flexible underwriting, risk management, and extraordinary claims results.

Warnock Agency logo for advertisers web pageSuretyBonds.Market

Contact Name: Lamon Warnock, President
Phone Number: 866-757-2616
Description of Services: SuretyBonds.Market is a pinnacle partner of PIASouth. Our automated program provides easy surety bond solutions for agents nationwide. Quote, issue, and service contract and commercial surety bonds online, 24 hours a day. There is no volume commitment. We provide excellent commission and flexible in-house underwriting. Our many surety providers and 20 years of underwriting experience make it easy to meet any surety need regardless of complexity or credit situation. With us you hear “Yes” more and “Yes” more often. SuretyBonds.Market is built for agencies, we sell only surety and we want your business!

Hanover Insurance Group logoThe Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG)

Contact Name:. Dan Mastrototaro 
Phone Number:. 508-855-7877 
Description of Services:.The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG) is proud to be celebrating 160 years of delivering on its promises to its agent partners and their customers. The Hanover offers a wide range of property and casualty products and services to businesses, individuals, and families, and is ranked among the top 25 property and casualty companies in the United States. The Hanover is the holding company for a group of insurers including The Hanover Insurance Company, Citizens Insurance Company of America, Chaucer Holdings plc. Through Chaucer, the company underwrites business at Lloyd’s of London in several major insurance and reinsurance classes.