For more than two decades, Texas Professional Insurance Agents has provided members meaningful assistance with the daily challenges of running an agency.  We provide specialized resources and services helping members and their staff with all aspects of their business. Whatever the issue or question, Texas PIA members turn to association experts for answers.

Membership in Texas PIA is an investment that provides tangible benefits & services, saving you time and money so you can increase your agency’s bottom line.  As a member of the Texas Professional Insurance Agents, you are also a member of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents and have access to a variety of valuable benefits and information that can support you in the growth and success of your business. 

Texas Connection March 2020 Special Edition:

2019 PIA National Guide to Member Benefits

Welcome to our newest members

John Bellamy
Bellamy Insurance Group, Austin

Leorlin Boyd
Leorlin S. Boyd Agency, Pearland

Mark Braly
Mark Braly Agency, McKinney

Kevin Brett
Kevin Brett Insurance, Keller

Cory Brown
Brown Insurance Group, Austin

Kathye Carpenter
The Kathye Carpenter Agency, LLC, Houston

Joe Cook
Joe Cook & Associates, Inc., League City

Darla Duncan
Darla Duncan Insurance Agency, Fort Worth

James Fite
Insurance Agency of San Marcos, San Marcos

Sandy Garza
Sandy Garza & Associates Inc., Richardson

Hal Harbor
Harbor Insurance and Financial Services LLC,  McKinney

Jay Harris
Insurance Solutions of Texas, Sugarland

Jeffrey Hunt
Hunt Insurance Group, Grand Prairie

Wade Hunt
Wade Hunt Insurance, Denton

Michael Kilgore
The Kilgore Insurance Group,  College Station

David King
David King Insurance, Coppell

Dina King
Dina King Insurance Agency, Dallas

Nathan Kurtin
Kurtin Insurance, Houston

Joshua Lewis
Joshua Lewis Insurance, Austin

Tony May
The May Group LLC, Houston

Jay McKee
McKee Insurance, Friendswood

Tem Morrison
Morrison Insurance Agency, LLC, Center

David Nix
The David Nix Agency, The David Nix Agency

Paschal Pantusa
Pantusa Insurance Agency, San Antonio

Jacque Pirtle
Jacque Pirtle Insurance, Arlington

Stacy Rake
Diamond Insurance Group, Sherman

Paula Ratliff
Ratliff Insurance, Dallas

Jared Rosckes
Consolidated Insurance Markets, Flower Mound

Melinda Rowland
MM Insurance Services, Fort Worth


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IRS: Tax Relief for Small Business Under New Law 

The U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (Labor) announced that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees.

This relief to employees and small and midsize businesses is provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Act), signed by President Trump on March 18, 2020. See full details from the IRS at this link.

 TDI Coronavirus Resourses

 This page provides information for stakeholders in the Texas Workers’ Compensation system as it relates to coronavirus (COVID-19). Here are some state and federal resources you may find helpful.The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is the lead agency on the coronavirus response in Texas

Windhaven Insuance Ceasing Operations, Assets to be Auctioned Off

Auto and home insurer Windhaven Insurance has alerted its agents and employees in Florida that it is winding down the insurance operations of its entities, including Windhaven National Insurance Co., ClutchAnalytics and The Hearth Group, and that its assets are being foreclosed on by a lender intending to sell them.  Read more.

2020 Texas PIA Annual Convention & Expo

October 14 - 16, 2020
Renaissance Austin Hotel

Join us for this year's convention & expo at the Renaissance Austin Hotel ideally situated in the North Austin Area near The Arboretum.  The hotel overlooks the incredible beauty of Texas Hill Country.  Just miutes away, you will find The Domain situated in a beautiful park-like setting featuring 100 upscale and mainstream retail stores and restaurants.  More information will be available soon.

PIA National to Provide ACORD Forms Access to Member Insurance Agencies

By now you may have heard that ACORD will be charging agents and brokers a new fee and requiring an End User License to utilize ACORD forms starting January 1, 2020. PIA is dedicated to providing support for independent insurance agents. To assist agents with the new imposed fee, PIA will cover the agent fee for the End User License for all qualifying PIA members under $50,000,000 in gross P&C revenue as part of their PIA membership.  Learn More

For more information on ACORD Forms, see