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

Keith Hayes

President

Jake A Parrott Ins Agency
Kinston, NC

Murray M. White III

Vice President

Murray White Insurance Agency, Inc.
High Point, NC

John Cook

National Director

Pinnell Insurance Agency, a division of Watkins
Henderson, NC

Dean Wooten

Secretary/Treasurer

Wooten Insurance
Statesville, NC

Ann Cranford

Director

The Cranford Agency, Inc.
Asheboro, NC

Todd McLeod

Director

McLeod Insurance Agency, LLC
Kinston, NC

Staff

Kevin Kowar
CIC, AU

Association Executive

804-486-4218

Lisa Farnham
CPIA, ACSR

Account Manager – Professional Liability
Membership Coordinator

804-486-4222

Sheryl Chasse
CPIA

Education Director

804-486-4221

Dennis Rockwell
CIC, AU

Marketing and Membership Manager

704-519-5164

Kim Bishop

IT Support

919-247-4045