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The Young Insurance Professionals of Louisiana (YIPS)

The Young Insurance Professionals of Louisiana (YIPS) is an association committed to providing benefits and services that assist young professionals with career development. YIPS is dedicated to:

   •    Creating a network of young insurance professionals for the purpose of exchanging information and ideas.
   •    Providing timely information and promote quality education to foster the career development of the members.
   •    Enhancing the image of the young insurance professional through community involvement and consumer awareness efforts.
   •    Coordinating with the Professional Insurance Agents of Louisiana toward the fulfillment of mutual objectives.
   •    Cultivating future leaders of the Professional Insurance Agents of Louisiana.

Mission Statement

Cultivating young professionals and future leaders of PIA by providing opportunities for education and networking.

Membership Eligibility/Classifications

Active Members: Individuals who are engaged in the insurance business as insurance agents, producers or staff of insurance agencies who have not yet reached the age of forty-five (45) and are employed by a current PIA Member Agency are eligible for Active Membership.

Associate Members: Company representatives or other individuals who provide products or services to the insurance industry, have not yet reached the age of forty-five (45), and are employed by a current PIA Associate Member are eligible for Associate Membership.

College Students: Individuals attending college full time who are interested in the insurance industry are eligible for College Student Membership.

Alumni Members: Individuals who are engaged in the insurance business as insurance agents, products, agency staff, company representatives or other individuals who provide products or services to the insurance industry and who have reached the age of forty-five (45) and are employed by a current PIA Member Agency or PIA Member Company are eligible for Alumni Membership.



OFFICERS

President
Brandi Lamonte (2017)
Riverlands Insurance Services, Inc.
13919 River Road, Suite 101
Luling, LA 70070
Phone: (985) 331-2766
blamonte@rivins.com

President-Elect
Jessica Clayton (2018)
Classic Insurance Agency
4207 Williams Blvd., Suite A
Kenner, LA 70065
Phone: (504) 467-1453
jmurillo@classicinsagency.com

Secretary/Treasurer
Ryan Page (2019)
Page & Sons Insurance Agency
5911 Main Street
Houma, LA 70360
Phone: 985.872.5711
ryan@cpageinsurance.com

Immediate Past-President
Casey Lane (2012, 2015)
Lane & Associates
3701 Williams Blvd., Suite 350
Kenner, LA 70065
Phone: (504) 467-3123
Cell: (504) 416-2839
clane@lane-assoc.com






PIA/YIPS Liaison
Jody Boudreaux
PIA of Louisiana
4021 W. E. Heck Ct., Building K
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Phone: (225) 766-7770 or (800) 349-3434
Cell: (225) 573-7400
jody@piaoflouisiana.com

PIA of Louisiana President
Al Pappalardo, Jr., CIC
Pappalardo Insurance Agency, Inc.
2020 N. Causeway, Suite 1A
Mandeville, LA 70448
Phone: (985) 674-2695
al@insurela.com

BOARD MEMBERS

Baylie Babin (2019)
Imperial PFS
212 E. Gatehouse Drive Unit D
Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: 504-228-7160
baylie.babin@ipfs.com

Victoria Caldarera (2020)
Acosta Insurance Agency
LaPlace, LA
Phone: 985-653-4744
victoria@acostaagency.net

Guy Chabert (2019)
Chabert Insurance Agency
201 Canal Blvd, Suite B
Thibodaux, LA 70301
Phone: 985-448-0431
guyc@chabertinsurance.com

Mary Dias D'Antonio (2021)
Dan J. Burghardt Insurance Agency, Inc.
2317 Veterans Boulevard
Kenner, LA 70062
Phone: (504) 455-7283
mary@danburghardt.com

Jason DiMaggio (2020)
Safepoint Insurance
12640 Telecom Drive
Tampa, FL 33637
jdimaggio@safepointins.com

Britt Grieme (2021)
AmWINS Access
3014 Dauphine Street
Suite M
New Orleans, LA 70117
Phone: 504-6208541
britt.grieme@amwins.com

Chad Harrington (2020)
Hull & Company
3850 N. Causeway Blvd, Suite 850
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-613-5368
chad.harrington@hullco.com

Austen Powell (2021)
Powell & Associates
P.O. Box 1109
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
Phone: 985-386-8542
apowell@powellins.net

Kristin Swanson (2021)
Swanson & Associates, Inc.
5301 Elysian Fields Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70122
Phone: 504-458-9264
kristin@theswansongroup.net

Eric C. Vocke (2017, 2020)
Capstone Insurance Agency
3333 W. Napoleon Ave., Suite 102
Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: (504) 831-7010
evocke@capstoneinsure.com



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Thanks to Our 2019 PIA Partners:

Capital Premium Financing


Gulf States Insurance Co.


LUBA Workers' Comp


Markel FirstComp

National General Insurance

SafePoint Insurance

SageSure Insurance Managers, LLC

Stonetrust Commercial Ins. Co.

Professional Insurance Agents of Louisiana
4021 W. E. Heck Ct., Building K • Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816
(800) 349-3434 • (225) 766-7770 • (225) 766-1601 (fax)