Thursday, September 18, 2014

 IIAD September Legislative Luncheon

On Thursday, September 18th, 2014, 150 IIAD members were joined by 7 Legislative guests including Senator Kelly Hancock – Senate District 9, Senator-Elect Van Taylor – Senate District 8, Representative Angie Chen Button - Texas House District 112, Representative Cindy Burkett – Texas House District 113, Representative Jodie Laubenberg – Texas House District 89, and Representative Pat Fallon Texas House District 106. 

Lee Lofit, Director of Governmental Affairs of IIAT moderated a small panel including Senator Hancock and Senator-Elect Taylor. Pertinent statewide topics were discussed, including the Texas Transportation Funding Amendment, Proposition 1. 

Lance Goff with Philadelphia entertained the crowd with an All Industry Day teaser regarding the Family Feud game that will be taking place during the trade show. 

IIAD will be hosting one more luncheon this year in October. Please join us on October 16, 2014 at the Bent Tree Country Club. Registration is available at

Thursday, August 28, 2014

   Dallas, TX
   August 26, 2014

IIAD Installs New Board of Directors for 2014-2015 Fiscal Year

On August 21st, 2014, the Independent Insurance Agents of Dallas IIAD held their annual installation of officers at the Bent Tree Country Club. Alan Hardin, CEO of CPro Associates presided over the official oath of office. Brook Crawford, CEO of AmeriCap Insurance Group was duly installed as President of IIAD.  Over 200 industry professionals were in attendance.

As President, Mr. Crawford is the presiding officer over the IIAD Board for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.   Mr. Crawford will lead the board as they focus on the interests of IIAD’s members, develop sustainability strategies and continue oversight of the board’s governance model.

Other officers installed during the ceremony were John Losurdo of RHSB as President-Elect, Anne Sheahen of Hotchkiss as Secretary/Treasurer, Ben Patterson of Patterson & Associates as Immediate Past President, and Tammy Land as Executive Director of IIAD.  The 2014-2015 IIAD board for the fiscal year was also announced.  The board members are Robert Ferguson with Family Financial Group, Von Breaux with Sleeper Sewell Insurance Services, Paul Fredette with Legacy Texas Insurance Services, Jim Hamby with Texcap Concord Insurance Services, Matt Orlie with Wood-Wilson Company, Adam Sammons with MHBT Inc., Bruce Sams with Champion Commercial Insurance, Allen Sparks with Independent Insurance Group Inc., and Bob Spurgin with Ben Spurgin Insurance Agency.

Over the next year, IIAD will continue their focus to support the members’ interests, education, community outreach, legislation as well as networking to build business partnerships.  Insurance Employment Services of IIAD, (IES) continues to play an important role as the insurance recruiting arm and will continue working to expand the impact on the professional lives of students through InVEST.

General information is available at For more information, contact Tammy Land at 214-217-2900


Tammy Land, CIC-Executive Director

Jaimee Goehring, IES Director
Elizabeth Nelson - Director of Communications and Marketing

Christy Pope-Administrative Assistant

Monday, August 11, 2014

Please join the Young Agents of Dallas on Thursday, August 21st, at Park Tavern, for the August social hour.
Food and beverages will be provided.
Please invite insurance professionals from your office and bring your business card.
The event will be held from 5PM-8PM.
8166 Park Ln Pl, Dallas, TX 75220

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Our Sponsors made All Industry Day possible. Please take a moment to see each of our wonderful sponsors. 

Special thanks to our All Industry Day Exhibitors!

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Insurance Scam

Insurance Scamming is huge in Russia, which is why Russians tend to have dash cams.
Fast forward through the first 20 seconds to watch the unbelievable footage.