A Day in the Life: LuAnn Wooters

This is the fourth installment of a series on our blog called “A Day in the Life,” where various IIANC staff members will be documenting what a typical day looks like for them – from start to finish! The following post is from LuAnn Wooters, IIANC’s VP of Professional Development. Enjoy! 12:15 PM – DAY

A Look Ahead to 2020… and Reflections on Our Past Year

For many of us, birthdays and anniversaries that end with “0” seem to have an added sense of significance. I think the same is true for calendar years as well. As we enter the decade of the twenty-twenties, I’ve found myself thinking back to the last decade change and recalling what some of the big

Insights for Independent Agents

Thanks to our recent partnership with IntellAgents LLC, a new industry-specific analytics-driven organization, we are excited to offer your agency access to the R.I.S.E. (Relevant Insights for Strategic Execution) Report at a discounted price exclusive to IIANC members! IntellAgents is focused on leading the industry, paving the way for independent agents to build a culture

Help IIANC Give Back This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season… am I right? The time for folks to feel just a little happier, more cheerful, eager to spend these chilly days with close family and friends – all to celebrate “the most wonderful time of the year.” What some of us often lose sight of (especially during this usually joyful time), are

PARTNER with IIANC in 2020

Would you like to gain exposure for your company to thousands of independent agents across North Carolina without the hassle of coordinating multiple sponsorships? Are you looking for a way to maximize your marketing dollars, extend your reach, and be guaranteed a strong return on your investment throughout the year? As the fastest growing Big

A Work of Insurance Art!

Some of you may know that my academic background and training was in religion and philosophy.  One of the areas of study in philosophy is aesthetics, which is essentially the study of beauty.  Mostly aesthetics focuses on the arts, i.e., paintings, music, poetry, drama, etc.  Rarely, if ever, is aesthetics mentioned in the world of

Get Educated in 2020

Is it really November already?  I know over the next two months everyone will be consumed with the holidays.  I admit it’s a hectic and fun time of year and sometimes stressful.  For the Professional Development team at IIANC, it’s also busy and hectic, but not because of turkey and decorations.  We are super busy

What Do Voters Want?

The common convention wisdom among pundits and analysts is that North Carolina will be among the nation’s most dynamic, volatile political battlefields in the 2020 election. The presidential contest, as well as the other key top-of-ticket races for US Senate and governor, are all currently assessed as highly competitive – these contests, with all the

Looking Ahead to the 2020 Elections

When candidate filing opens on December 2, the 2020 elections in North Carolina will be officially under way. That’s not to say we haven’t seen a fair amount of election-related activity in 2019, with several candidates having already announced their intention to run for various state and federal offices, as well as a few incumbents

A Day in the Life: Brad Faulkner

This is the third installment of a series on our blog called “A Day in the Life,” where various IIANC staff members will be documenting what a typical day looks like for them – from start to finish! The following post is from Brad Faulkner, IIANC’s Chief Financial Officer. Enjoy! 6:00am I hear a deep,