PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATES
Years in business: 60
Leadership: Paula Hammack, CEO; Paul Hammack, president
When Sterling L. Hammack founded Professional Insurance Associates [PIA], he instilled the principle that “each customer is entitled to the highest standards of industry expertise and hands-on service.” That legacy carries on today. PIA currently places more than $250 million in annual premiums and has access to upwards of 200 products and programs. Committed to giving back to the community, PIA raises awareness and funds for various causes and maintains the Sterling L. Hammack Foundation to assist in protecting endangered species and providing resources to people in underprivileged areas.