West Bend Mutual Insurance
Madison Wisconsin across Lake Monona

Welcome to the PIA of Wisconsin

More than 620 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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Your support allows us to provide benefits to agency members. We appreciate your commitment to the independent insurance agency community.

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PIA of Wisconsin offers classes to fulfill your licensing requirements and to earn your designation. Whether it be CIC, CISR, CRM, CPIA, or one of many others, learn from experienced professionals.

Welcome to the PIA of Wisconsin

2019-20 - PIAW Board of Directors

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 three 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.”

Our Recent Posts

What’s Your Agency Worth?

By admin | June 24, 2015

New From PIA of Wisconsin PIAW Members receive 10% off John Dismukes Agency Valuation or other services. What Is Your Agency Worth?  That’s one of the most frequent questions agency owners ask PIA.  Members can now receive a professional valuation from a leading industry expert at a fraction of the industry-standard pricing.  Several options are…

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PIA National – June Government Relations Update

By admin | June 3, 2015

Senate Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs Mark-up On May 21st, the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs Committee held a mark-up for “The Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015,” and was voted out of the committee along party lines, with 12 voting in favor and 10 voting against the measure. The bill was introduced…

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Leaking Roof?

By admin | March 9, 2015

After a Long Winter, Wisconsin Homeowners May Find Roofs are Leaking Due to Ice Dams, Storms – Insurance Will Likely Cover It MADISON, Wisconsin (February xx, 2015) – After dealing with rounds of snow, cold and melting this winter, homeowners may find themselves with leaky roofs this spring. Many homeowners are confused about whether insurance…

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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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