Awards

Texas PIA Awards Information

The Awards Committee develops and evaluates the annual awards program recognizing outstanding contributions from individuals and companies to our industry and their impact on the mission of Texas PIA.  They do so by reviewing suggestions for any awards, developing the criteria for each award to be presented, facilitating and overseeing the voting policies and procedures as well as planning the presentation ceremony for the awards program.  

Texas PIA Accepting Votes for its 2018 Awards

From now until April 13, 2018, Texas PIA is asking you to vote online for four prestigious awards: Professional Insurance Agent of the Year, Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year, Company/MGA of the Year, Company/MGA Representative of the year and Young Insurance Professional of the Year

The Texas Professional Insurance Agent of the Year Award

The Texas PIA Agent of the Year Award is Texas PIA’s highest state award of distinction. It is presented each year in recognition to one outstanding Texas PIA member agent who has distinguished himself or herself as an independent agent demonstrating the highest ethical and service standards. Winner may not have held any of the following Texas PIA positions during the three years prior to the voting deadline: President, President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary or Past President. Each winner should be judged on the below criteria, his or her:

  • Contributions to their agency.
  • Professional education and experience.
  • Contributions to the American Agency System.
  • Contributions to Texas PIA.
  • Involvement in community affairs.

The Texas PIA Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year Award

The Texas PIA Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year Award is presented to an outstanding agency Customer Service Representative who works for a Texas PIA member insurance agency.  He or she must be an employee of a Texas PIA member agency and not an agency owner or principal. Each CSR nominee is judged on the below criteria; he or she must represent the following qualities:

  • Possesses exemplary talents, abilities, and aptitudes
  • Exhibits dedication to a Texas PIA member agency
  • Provides clients with a high level of customer service
  • Demonstrates a commitment to betterment through education
  • Contributes to the betterment of his or her community

The Texas PIA Company/MGA of the Year Award

The Texas PIA Company of the Year Award is presented to an outstanding company that represents the following qualities:

  • Exhibits dedication to Texas PIA member agencies
  • Provides clients with a high level of customer service
  • Demonstrates a commitment to betterment through education
  • Is a contributing member of his or her community
  • Contribute to the future of The American Agency System

The Texas PIA Company/MGA Representative of the Year Award

The Texas PIA Company/MGA Representative of the Year Award is presented to an outstanding representative who represents the following qualities:

  • Possesses exemplary talents, abilities, and aptitudes
  • Exhibits dedication to Texas PIA member agencies
  • Provides agent clients with a high level of service
  • Demonstrates a commitment to betterment through education
  • Contributes to the future of The American Agency System

The Texas PIA Young Insurance Professional of the Year Award

The Texas PIA Young Insurance Professional of the Year Award is presented to an employee, owner or principal of a Texas PIA member agency that is 45 years or younger and who represents the following qualities:

  • Possesses exemplary talents, abilities, and aptitudes
  • Exhibits dedication to Texas PIA member agencies
  • Provides clients with a high level of customer service
  • Demonstrates a commitment to betterment through education
  • Is a contributing member of his or her community
  • Actively involved in seeking to attract more young people to the industry

The Awards Program will be presented during a ceremony on Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Arlington, Texas during the Texas PIA Annual Convention & Expo at the Arlington Sheraton Hotel & Arlington Convention Center.

For questions or additional information on the awards, contact Vicki Reece at vicki@piatx.org or 972.862.3333