Our management team, brokerage directors, and underwriting team are regular contributors to industry publications, thanks to their years of experience and in-depth knowledge. Check out our collection of interviews and press clips below.

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2017

Ryan Pinney was featured in an article titled "Is communication costing you clients?" in the January/February 2017 issue of MDRT's Round the Table magazine.

2016

Ryan Pinney was featured in a video for MDRT's Resource Zone titled "Is communication costing you clients? Inside high-performing offices."

Ryan Pinney was featured in an MDRT blog post titled "5 steps to 50% more sales."

Renee Williams was recognized by Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) for her achievement during their 2016 National Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Renee was honored with the Topaz Circle of Excellence.

Ryan Pinney was named Vice President of MDRT's Guided Development Division for 2016-2017. Click here to read the press release.

MDRT Podcast: Agency Principal Series

Ryan Pinney participated in the MDRT Podcast Agency Principal Series, recorded at NAILBA 34 with agency principals and advisors.

Episode 1: How Industry Changes Influence Business Practices of Agency Principals and Advisors

Episode 2: Today's Landscape and Its Impact on Agent Productivity

Episode 3: Predicting the Future of Financial Services

Episode 4: Training and Technology Know-How

Episode 5: Differentiating Your Agency to Attract the Right Advisors

Ryan Pinney was quoted in an article titled "Advisors Yet to Realize the Power of Technology" for InsuranceNewsNet.com.

Ryan Pinney was featured on Australia's Financialobserver.com.au in an article called "Consistent Engagement Can Maximise Sales."

Ryan Pinney was featured in "MDRT 2016 Down Under Tour Roadshow Wrap" on Australia's Riskinfo eMagazine.

Ryan Pinney was quoted in an article titled "My Golden Rules for Prospecting" in the January/February 2016 issue of Advisor Today.

Pinney keeps track of prospecting, marketing and client communication with an insurance-specific client relationship management (CRM) system. Beyond managing contacts and automating tasks, it can target specific audiences within your book of business.

2015

Ryan Pinney was named one of 4 Under Forty for NAIFA's Advisor Today magazine (September/October issue).

Ryan Pinney was profiled in "BGAs Seek to Expand Distribution by Selling Direct, Using Call Centers as 'Laboratories' (& More from NAILBA 34)" on Insurance-Forums.net.

Ryan Pinney participated in a panel discussion at NAILBA 34, covered in the articles "4 of the Biggest Challenges Facing the Insurance Industry (and How to Overcome Them)" and "On the Cutting Edge at NAILBA 34: 4 Case Studies in Innovation" on LifeHealthPro.com.

Pinney Insurance was featured in an article for The Succession Initiative, "The Smart Way to Launch a Career in Insurance," on LifeHealthPro.com.

That future-focused brokerage, Pinney Insurance Center Inc., is a national distributor with thousands of agents, roughly 60 carriers and a focus on digitally automated tech.

Ryan Pinney wrote "Give Clients a Seamless Customer Experience" for InsuranceNewsNet.com.

Mike Woods, our underwriter, was quoted in a Bankrate.com article, "6 Steps to Ace Your Life Insurance Exam."

Ryan Pinney was profiled in "How Agents Are Making It Big On The Internet" on InsuranceNewsNet.com, talking about winning (and losing) strategies in insurance marketing.

NAIFA: Managing Your Practice Series

Ryan Pinney was quoted in a NAIFA special report, "Managing Your Practice Series: Technology."

Ryan Pinney was quoted in an article titled "Gender Gap: Fewer Women than Men Have Life Insurance, Leaving Families Vulnerable" on the Omaha World-Herald website.

Ryan Pinney was a guest on episode 40 of the ShiftShapers podcast, "Shorten Your Sales Cycles for Maximum Productivity."


2014

Ryan Pinney was named one of the 24 Most Creative People in Insurance by LifeHealthPro.com.

Nic West wrote the 2015 Outlook in Insurance & Tech post for LifeHealthPro.com, titled Genomes, Nanobots and Wearable Tech: What’s Next Will Change Insurance Forever.

Jan Pinney was a guest on the Sell Term Life podcast in an episode titled "Jan Pinney on Being Referable and His Formula for Success."

Nic West wrote an article called Marketing 2.0: Strategies for Online Lead Generation for LifeHealthPro.

Ryan Pinney spoke to Australia's Riskinfo eMagazine at MDRT's 2014 annual meeting for an article titled "How to Embrace a Changing World and Create New Opportunities."

Nic West was quoted in "Insurance & Tech: What Is Big Data and How to Use It?" on LifeHealthPro.com.

Mike Woods, our underwriter, was quote in a Fox Business article, "Will e-Cigarettes Puff Up Your Insurance Rates?"

Nic West wrote "The 21st Century Agent's Guide to Selling Life Insurance" for LifeHealthPro.com.

Ryan Pinney was interviewed for "Harnessing the Power of Digital Marketing: Using Non-Traditional Tools to Sell a Traditional Product" on Insurance-Forums.net.

There’s little doubt that Pinney Insurance is one of the industry leaders in digital marketing...

Nic West was a guest on the Modern Life Insurance Selling Podcast in an episode titled "5 Most Common Objections When Selling Life Insurance over the Phone."


2013

Ryan Pinney contributed to a producer roundtable discussion on the future of our industry titled "Tablets and e-Signatures: The Future of Life Insurance Sales?" for LifeHealthPro.com.

Nic West was featured in an article titled "How Pinney Insurance Saved Me $48,000 per Year and Increased My App Received Ratio from 62% to 90%" on eLifeTools.com.

I’ve never seen a life insurance application I liked until I saw Pinney’s 1 page app through EZLifeSales.com...Pinney is always pushing the envelope with technology.

Ryan Pinney contributed to a producer roundtable discussion on social media titled "To Tweet, or Not to Tweet?" for LifeHealthPro.com.

Ryan Pinney contributed to a producer roundtable discussion on technology in the life insurance industry titled "Technology for Beginners" for LifeHealthPro.com.

Nickelle Leist was named one of EBA's 2013 Rising Stars in Advising for her leadership and sense of what it takes to grow and thrive in the current market environment.

Ryan Pinney had his blog post republished on Producers eSource. The article originally appeared here, titled "2 Steps on How to Become a 21st Century Producer."

Ryan Pinney was quoted in an article titled "ePolicy Delivery: Is the Industry Ready?" in the July/August issue of Perspectives: Brokerage Industry Insights.

2012

Ryan Pinney delivered a presentation titled "How to Build Your Business Using the Power of Technology" at the NAIFA Illinois 2012 Young Advisors Conference.

Ryan Pinney delivered a presentation titled "How to Be a 21st Century Producer" at the MDRT Top of the Table 2012 Annual Meeting.

Pinney Insurance Center was featured in an article titled "Multi-Generational Agencies...Focusing On Each Other's Strengths And Contributions To The Team!" in the November 2012 issue of Broker World.

Ryan Pinney wrote an article titled "Don't Blow it with Social Media" for the MDRT Insights column in the November issue of InsuranceNewsNet Magazine.


The Pinney Executive Team Is Available for Interviews and Select Appearances.

If you have a story about insurance, technology, marketing, or all of the above, we welcome requests for a quote or sound bite! Please direct all press inquiries to marketing(at)pinneyinsurance.com.


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