Young Agents Archive

Getting Involved… Virtually!

The following blog post was written by Merritt Tongen, AINS, a member of the iLEAD (Young Agents) Committee at IIANC. How quickly things can change! IIANC’s iLEAD (Young Agents) Committee had planned lots of great networking activities in 2020 to connect with Young Agents around the state. We were really excited about a fun Happy

Rollerblades and Parades: Spreading Joy and Withstanding the Pandemic

The following article was written by Owen Thomas, senior account executive at Dial Insurance Agency in Pembroke, NC. It was reprinted from IIABA with permission. How am I dealing with the coronavirus pandemic? Going into a new decade I was filled with energy and excitement. However, that was halted by the pandemic, the likes of

A Week in the Life: Travis Collier

The following blog post was written by IIANC member Travis Collier, CBIA, Agency Advisor for SIA of North Carolina. Travis is a member of the iLEAD (Young Agents) Committee. I was extremely excited when I was asked by the iLEAD (Young Agents) Committee to put together a quick blog to highlight why I got involved

Where Insurance Meets Technology

The following blog post was written by Delwin Clark, of Trapp Insurance Group in Cary, NC. Delwin currently serves as a member of IIANC’s iLEAD committee. Agents throughout the country work hard every day to find the competitive edge to gain and retain clients, whether it’s the growth of their network, or becoming an expert

Recap: 4th Annual IIANC Charity Golf Tournament

May 16th was a beautiful day at the prestigious Ballantyne Country Club in Charlotte, NC for the 4th Annual IIANC Charity Golf Tournament. We were thrilled to have 120 golfers participate in the tournament, in addition to the support of dozens of company and vendor sponsors. For the fourth year in a row, all net

Be Someone’s Fairy Godmother

As the mother of two young boys, their health and happiness are two of the most important things in my life. So, when I hear of families that have to experience their children dealing with critical illnesses, it just breaks my heart. The strength that these parents, children and their loved ones display during very

Making a Difference!

IIANC’s Young Agents Committee was proud to host our First Annual Young Agents Charity Golf Tournament on April 21,2016 at UNC Finley Golf Club in Chapel Hill.  All proceeds from golf sponsorships, golf attendees, and donations raised more than $38,000 for Make-A-Wish Central & Western NC and Make-A-Wish Eastern NC to grant wishes.  Anna Bailey with Allen Tate

Getting Involved

This blog post is part of a series written by members of the IIANC Young Agents Committee. Guest Post By: Le’Trisha Lewis, CISR – First Citizens Insurance Services, Raleigh, NC Being a Young Agent you have the opportunity to be involved in many things, including working on projects. Our project this year is Make-A-Wish America. You can give

How to Instill a Sales and Growth Culture within your Agency

This blog post is part of a series written by members of the IIANC Young Agents Committee. Guest Post By: Cameron Annas, CIC – Granite Insurance, Granite Falls, NC Don’t we all LOVE to see revenue and profitability growth within our agencies?  While we all love to see this growth, according to Reagan Consulting’s “Organic Growth and

5 Insurance Industry Trail Blazers You Must Follow in 2016

This blog post is part of a series written by members of the IIANC Young Agents Committee. Guest Post By: Josh Lipstone – Lipstone Insurance Group, Cary, NC We are at a very serious crossroads in the insurance industry today. Some may argue we are still a few years away, but I personally believe they are being