Parsons elected president-elect of PIANY
GLENMONT, N.Y.–John C. Parsons II, CIC, CPIA, AAI, executive vice president of Parsons & Associates in Syracuse, N.Y., was elected president-elect of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York State Inc., at a meeting of the association’s board of directors today.
An active member of PIANY’s board of directors since 2006, Parsons served as first vice president in 2014-15 and as vice president from 2011-14 and was treasurer in 2010-11. He is vice president of the Company/Industry Relations Committee and is a member of the Executive/Budget & Finance and Government Affairs committees. Parsons also is chair of the association’s Syracuse Advisory Council. He has served on the board of the PIA of New York Young Insurance Professionals and received the PIANY Young Insurance Professional of the Year award in 1999. PIANY-YIP is an organization dedicated to the professional and personal growth of newcomers to the insurance industry and an affiliate of PIANY.
In his community, Parsons has been active with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and has volunteered with the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. He also is an active blood donor for the American Red Cross and has volunteered with the American Diabetes Association helping with its Tour de Cure.
PIANY is a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout the state.