Itasca, IL (PRWEB) May 12, 2010
The shareholder members of Associated Risk Managers International, Inc. (ARMI) have elected Craig A. Payan AAI to serve as Chairman of the ARMI Board of Directors.
Payan is President of PA&T Insurance and Financial Services, an independent insurance agency located in Orland Park, Illinois.
Active in the organization for many years, Payan has served on the ARMI board since 2006. Payan is also a past Director and President of ARM of Illinois, Inc.
Payan is a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. He is a charter recipient of the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) professional designation.
Payan is a past Director of the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois (IIAI) and Past Chairman of the organization’s Young Agents Committee, Agency/Company Relations Committee and Technology Task Force. He is a past recipient of the IIAI’s Young Agent of the Year Award and Chairman of the Year Award. In addition, he served as a Regional Director for the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America’s (IIABA) Young Agents Committee.
Associated Risk Managers International, Inc. is a marketing network of more than 250 independent insurance agencies which collectively generate an annual premium volume in excess of $4 Billion. ARM Partners, created by ARMI and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG), one of the world’s largest insurance brokers, provides ARMI members with preferred access to a suite of AJG products, markets and risk management services. For more information visit http://www.armiweb.com or contact Scott Spangler at ARM Partners, 630-285-4324 or scott_spangler(at)ajg(dot)com.