We Are PIA

We Are PIA

Welcome to the Professional Insurance Agents of Arkansas (PIAAR), the Arkansas affiliate of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National). We are an association dedicated to delivering exceptional and individual service to Arkansas’ small to mid-sized agencies and related companies serving the insurance industry. We invite you to learn more about the outstanding value of a PIA Membership.

PIA is the premier association for professional independent insurance agents; PIA has provided excellence to its members for 90 years.

PIA has members in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, District of Columbia, and Guam. Through the strength of PIA affiliates, we are able to advance the independent agency system from coast-to-coast.

PIA is a resource to the insurance community. It strives to improve the industry through advocating, education, and inclusion. It helps the agents with the resources they need to become successful and give the companies a platform in which to meet and familiarize themselves with the agents. It is a great asset to industry as a whole.

Amanda Dickey, CIC, CISR-Elite, CPIA PIA Arkansas President-Elect


Provide an inclusive community for independent insurance professionals through benefits, services, and developmental growth. Through connection and commitment, members work collectively in the protection and evolution of the local and national independent agency channel.


A member-driven organization that combines generations of insurance professionals' knowledge, enthusiasm, and purpose to create confident risk advisors. Utilizing professional mentorship, leadership development and individual talent for the growth and profitability of the Arkansas insurance industry.

Our Pillars

PIA has an enduring mission to advance the needs of our members and be a leading voice in the insurance industry. Our four pillars provide the foundation for this mission.

The incredible team at PIA at both the state and the national level work tirelessly to provide support to all PIA members. We owe it to our members to help them evolve so they are more profitable, more efficient and more successful.

Mike Becker Executive Vice President & CEO, PIA National


The authoritative source of information relevant to the insurance industry, especially our members.


Offerings that feature nationally recognized instructors and designations that strengthen the skills and knowledge of insurance professionals.


Advocacy at the state and national levels to ensure PIA members' voices are heard by lawmakers and regulators alike.


Delivery of products and services specifically designed for insurance professionals to protect and grow their businesses.