Woodbridge, NJ (PRWEB) May 09, 2012
Marquis Agency, a national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, announced today that the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) has been conferred upon two of its business leaders.
Troy Kent, Vice President and Practice Leader of Marquis Transportation Practice, and Michael Edwards, Assistant Vice President and Regional Sales Manager have attained the prestigious designation from The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research, the nation’s preeminent provider of insurance and risk management education.
The National Alliance conducts more than 2,500 programs annually, throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Currently, more than 29,000 agents and insurance professionals throughout the country have received the CIC designation.
Mr. Kent and Mr. Edwards have demonstrated their professional competence through the successful completion of the five CIC institutes and comprehensive written examinations focusing on all major fields of insurance, insurance management, and agency operations.
Both Mr. Kent and Mr. Edwards have been with Marquis Transportation Practice since the specialty division was launched by the agency more than four years ago. They have been instrumental in the division’s growth and have been successful in helping their clients enhance their coverage while reducing their expenses.
The Marquis Transportation Practice provides a broad range of insurance brokerage and risk management services. The company services a wide variety of transportation businesses including, but not limited to:
- Trucking Operations
- Intermodal Carriers
- Messenger/ Courier Services
- School Bus Contractors
- Bulk Transportation
- Airport Ground Transportation
- Charter/Tour Bus Operators
- Specialized Carriers & Riggers
- Limousine Services
About The Marquis Agency (link to http://www.marquisagency.com)
The Marquis Agency is a business unit of NIP Group, one of the top 100 U.S. Insurance Brokers operating in all 50 states except Alaska. The company is organized into specialty practices, drawing on it’s industry expertise to address the unique insurance and risk management issues facing highly specialized businesses. Each unit is managed by industry leaders and staffed by experienced brokers, claims and safety personnel. The company’s current areas of focus include: Transportation, Professional Services and Employee Benefits.