iLEAD (Young Agents) Committee
Actively recruits the involvement of iLEAD members (Young Agents) in the affairs of the Association and works to develop leadership and networking in the iLEAD community. This is an active, hands-on committee that helps plan, facilitate and recruit involvement for various iLEAD events and programs including the Young Agents Development Conference, IIANC Charity Golf Tournament, philanthropic activities, local networking events, etc. This iLEAD Committee is open to member agents and PARTNER company reps age 41 and under or with less than five years industry experience.
Chairman: Thomas Rhodes, CPCU, CIC, AAI, AIC (John Hackney Agency, Inc., Rocky Mount, NC)
Vice Chairman: Owen Thomas, MBA (Dial Insurance Agency, Inc., Lumberton, NC)
Immediate Past Chairman: Justin Litaker, CIC, CRM (Litaker Insurance, Charlotte, NC)
Staff Liaison: Natalie Simpson - Vice President of Member Experience
Meeting Format/Frequency: Four in-person meetings and monthly conference calls with the full committee. Sub-committees also meet via conference call for additional planning.