Invest partners with APCIA

Partnership will promote insurance education and training for students

Invest partners with APCIA

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

The Big “I” has announced that Invest, the classroom-to-career education program it administers, has partnered with the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA), a national trade association for home, auto and business insurers.

The partnership will help Invest promote and enhance insurance education and industry training, the Big “I” said.

“We’re pleased to partner with APCIA to spread the word about the wonderful career options the insurance industry has to offer,” said Whinee Dillard, executive director of Invest and Big “I” diversity. “With the average age of an agency principal at 55 years old, according to the most recent Agency Universe Study, attracting the next wave of insurance professionals is key to continuing to strengthen the independent agency distribution channel.”

“Advancing insurance education is a key priority for APCIA and our members,” said Tamra Johnson, associate vice president of public affairs for APCIA. “We look forward to working with the Invest team to expand access to economic educational resources and helping future policyholders learn how to establish financial security by protecting their investments.”

APCIA is the latest on a long list of insurance companies and industry groups partnering with Invest, including: AIG, Applied Systems, Chubb Insurance, CNA, Chromium, Donegal Insurance Group, Dryden Mutual, First Choice Agents Alliance, Foremost and Farmers, Frederick Mutual, Hanover Insurance, HSB and Munich Re, The Hartford, the Big “I,” The Institutes, Liberty Mutual and Safeco Insurance, National General, Nationwide Insurance, Progressive Insurance, Selective Insurance, State Auto, Travelers, Westfield, and Vertafore.

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