ABOUT US

About PIANC - Who we are

Professional Insurance Agents of North Carolina or PIANC is the North Carolina affiliate of Professional Insurance Agents, a national organization with headquarters located in Alexandria, Virginia. CAPIA (PIANC) originally founded in the 1930's was rechartered under the new name, Professional Insurance Agents of North Carolina in 1999. It is now incorporated as a 501c(6) not-for-profit trade association.

PIANC is formed to enhance the members' ability to prosper, to represent the members' interests, and to identify and address consumers' needs.

This association is owned by the members and operated by a board of directors. It is governed by its articles of incorporation and bylaws.

PIANC strives to provide members with educational resources and information, to do all things necessary to facilitate the work of its members, and to serve members' business needs. We promote high ideals and ethical standards throughout the insurance industry. We disseminate information to the public concerning the role and services performed by its members, and we represent the interests of its members before the various governmental and regulatory bodies.

Board of Directors

Dean Wooten, LUTCF and LILI

President

Wooten Insurance
Statesville, NC

Keith Hayes, AAI, CRIS, CPIA

Vice President

Jake A Parrott Insurance Agency, Inc.
Kinston, NC

Christopher John Meinberg, CIC, AIC

Secretary/Treasurer

Piedmont Insurance Agency
Winston-Salem, NC

Amy Cranford Perkins, CPIA, CIIP, CLP, CLCS

Director

The Cranford Agency, Inc.
Asheboro, NC

Todd McLeod, CPIA

Director

McLeod Insurance Agency, LLC
Kinston, NC

Crystal Joy Bauer, CPIA

Director

Bauer Insurance Agency
Lexington, NC

Saray Uribe, CPIA, CRIS, MLIS, CIRE

Director

CharSan Insurance & Consulting
Charlotte, NC

Murray White III, CIC, CPIA

Director

Murray M White Insurance Agency
High Point, NC

Staff

Sheryl Chasse
CPIA

Association Executive

804-486-4218

Lisa Farnham
CPIA, ACSR

Account Manager – Professional Liability
Membership Coordinator

804-486-4222

Charletta Jones

Education Director

804-486-4221

Dennis Rockwell
CIC, AU

Marketing and Membership Manager

704-519-5164

Kim Bishop

IT Support

919-247-4045