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Welcome to the PIA of Wisconsin

Hundreds of insurance agencies, from the very small to the very large, in every corner of the state, proudly call themselves members of the Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin.

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2021 Convention

Check back July 1st!

YPC Golf Outing
Life & Health Classes

Life & Health FOCUS is back for July!

FREE for Members

July 15th & July 29th

Welcome to the PIA of Wisconsin

2020-2021 PIAW Board of Directors

Left to Right - Michael Winstanley; Steve Clements CPIA; Brian MacGillis CPIA; Ann Linstroth CISR, PWCAM; Sean Paterson CIC; Lacey Endres CIC; Julie Ulset CPIA; Jon Strom; Ryan Butzke CIC, CISR; Peter Hanson CAE; Sandra Hardrath CIC, CPIA, AAI; Mitch Tarras; Robert Wolfgram; Tracy Oestreich CIC, CPIA, AU, CPIW;

We would like to welcome you to the home of the Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin!

We are a community of independent agents and other dedicated insurance professionals, working to promote and improve the independent agency channel.  Our mission is to support the advancement and excellence of all independent agencies.

Educate. Advocate. Collaborate.

Educate

We are the premier association for insurance education in Wisconsin. Grow your knowledge and your bottom line, at our education sessions. Whether you want to pursue a CIC, CPIA, CISR or CRM designation, or just meet your bi-annual Wisconsin CE requirement, you have come to the right place.

Advocate

With two lobbyists representing you in Madison and many more in Washington, D.C., PIA is looking out for your interests and promoting the independent agency channel within state and federal government. Our goal is a regulatory environment that allows your agency to grow and prosper.

Collaborate

PIA is a place for you to collaborate with, and learn from, other agents and many other professionals in the industry. Starting an agency? We’ve been there. Growing an agency? We’ve been there. Considering a new agency management system? PIA members have been there. Whether at our Winter Get-Away event in Minocqua, annual convention (ENGAGE 2020), YPC Scholarship Golf Outing or dozens of other events, you can collaborate with other professionals who have “been there.”

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Our Recent Posts

Home Inventories Ensure You are Fairly Compensated For Losses – And There’s an App for That

By admin | January 28, 2015

MADISON, Wisconsin (January xx, 2015) – While no one wants to dwell on the negative, disasters such as fires, floods, tornadoes and other severe storms do occur in Wisconsin. Your best defense is to be well prepared. A key step you can take toward being prepared is creating a home inventory, which will help you…

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How to Prevent Ice Dams This Winter

By admin | January 5, 2015

MADISON, Wisconsin (January 05, 2015) – Winter has gotten a head start in Wisconsin, with many residents already experiencing significant snow falls. Such early snow increases the time period for ice dams to occur. Ice dams are caused when the sun shines on your roof or warmth from the attic melts the snow…and as the…

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The PIAW, YPC to Award Scholarships to High School, College Students

By admin | December 19, 2014

Scholarship Applications are Due February 15, 2015 THE PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE AGENTS OF WISCONSIN, YOUNG PROFESSIONALS CLUB TO AWARD 10, $2,500 SCHOLARSHIPS TO HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE STUDENTS MADISON, Wisconsin (December 18, 2014) – The Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (PIAW) Young Professionals Club, based in Madison, WI, is awarding $25,000 in scholarships to high school and…

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You Can Be Liable If Your Guests Have Too Much Holiday Cheer

By admin | December 8, 2014

The Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin remind you to protect yourself and your company MADISON, Wisconsin (December 4, 2014) – The holiday season is incredibly busy with gifts to buy, homes to decorate and parties to plan. In Wisconsin, those parties include plenty of fun, food, and beverages. And while no one wants to think…

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Professional Agents of Wisconsin Encourage Vets to Consider Insurance as a Career Opportunity

By admin | November 3, 2014

MADISON, Wis (November 3, 2014) – The Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (PIAW) realizes it can be difficult to find a job with our unsettled economy and urges veterans to consider the field of insurance as a rewarding career option. According to the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) more than 125,000 people in…

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