Carolina Agents Journal

Carolina Agents Journal

Carolina Agents Journal, the quarterly magazine published by IIANC, is the primary periodical for exploring the issues and concerns facing independent agents in the state today through editorials, standard columns and special feature articles. Carolina Agents Journal publication is also a vehicle for association news and highlighting IIANC events and members.

Contact Editor Rena Todd at or 919-863-6540 with questions. 

Advertising Information

IIANC offers opportunities to advertise in the Carolina Agents Journal. Circulation includes more that 7,000 employees in North Carolina, plus an additional 200 industry professionals, insurance company personnel, the NC Department of Insurance, IIABA member associations in every state, and business leaders and professionals in related fields. An online version is also included on the website below.

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Contact Advertising Manager Rena Todd at or 919-863-6540 with questions.

Carolina Agents Journal Archive

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2013 - Issue II  
45 Years of the Trusted Choice Big "I" National Championship
Trusted Choice Logo Resource Guide
Operation EDITH: What It's All About
Weekend Getaways: Charleston, SC
Crafting the Customer Experience for People Not Like You (by: Kelly McDonald)
116th Annual Convention
Affordable Care Act Update (by: Jerry Rhinehart)
The New Faces of Insurance
Recap: 2013 InsurEXPO


2014 - Issue I

  • Giving Back: Lending a Helpful Hand to Those in Need
  • NC Insurance Industry: 2012 Market Share & Loss Ratio Report
  • InsurEXPO14: A Recap
  • 2013 PAC Contributors
  • Young Agents Spotlight: A Red Night at the Museum Gala
  • Weekend Getaways: A Visit to Charlotte, NC
  • IIANC Education Department: What's Hot in 2014

2014 - Issue II

  • Weekend Getaways: Myrtle Beach, SC
  • 2014 Joint Young Agents Conference
  • 117th Annual Convention
  • Freedom Is You: Join the Freedom Campaign
  • Recap: 2014 Legislative Conference
  • North Carolina Wins Major PAC Awards
  • Cloyce Anders Honored with Woodworth Memorial Award
  • The End of an Era: Vince Sorgi Retiring in August
  • Dare to be Different (by: Scott Addis)
  • Prepare Your Clients for Flood Risks as Hurricane Season Approaches (by: Floodsmart)
2014 - Issue III

  • Kelley Erstine Leaves IIANC
  • IIANC Has a New Website
  • Creativity and Innovation: The One, Two Punch to Knock Out Your Competition (by: Scott Addis)
  • Recap: 2014 Joint Young Agents Conference with South Carolina
  • North Carolina Young Agents Give $19,000 to Ronald McDonald Houses of NC
  • Don't Miss Annual Convention
  • Trusted Choice Freedom Campaign
  • Weekend Getaways: Asheville, NC - Beer City, USA
  • Workers' Comp Enforcement is Here!
  • Photos: Trusted Choice Big "I' Junior Classic State Golf Tournament
  • IIANC Makes Big Strides for Industry Perpetuation at Local University (by: Dr. David Marlett)

2014 - Issue IV

  • A Message from the New IIANC CEO Aubie Knight
  • IIANC Participated in the Make-A-Wish Walk for Wishes in November
  • Recap: 117th Annual Convention
  • Congratulations to the 2014 IIANC Award Winners
  • New IIANC Board of Directors Installed
  • Don't Miss InsurEXPO15 in February
  • Can Your Agency Afford a Data Security Breach?
  • The Handoff: Setting Gen Y Up for Succession (By: Amy Skidmore)
  • Meet Scott Evans: IIANC's New Chairman
  • North Carolina Wine Uncorked
  • Stuart Powell Honored with Prestigious ECU Scholarship Endowment

2015 - Issue I
  • InsurEXPO15 Has Been Rescheduled
  • Member Spotlight: Lipstone Insurance, Cary, NC
  • New Guidelines for 2015 Trusted Choice MRP
  • 2015 Legislative Landscape: A Preview of What's Ahead
  • Thank You 2014 PAC Contributors
  • Meet IIANC's New CEO: Aubie Knight
  • Save the Date: 118th Annual Convention
  • Securing Your Agency Data (By: George Robertson)

2015 - Issue II
  • Commissioner's Corner: Oppose New Tax on Car Insurance
  • Recap: InsurEXPO15
  • The Drones are Coming... But, They May Not Be Insured
  • It's Time to ACT Now (By: George Robertson)
  • 2015 Joint Young Agents Conference
  • Recap: Big "I" Legislative Conference
  • Keep Calm and Blog On (By: Jason Peacock)
  • Registration Now Open: 118th Annual Convention
  • The Definitive Guide to Disaster Planning (By: Agility Recovery)
  • Measure the Right Things: Ways to Better Serve Team Members (By: Matt Tenney)
2015 - Issue III
  • Commissioner's Corner
  • Recap: Joint Young Agents Conference with South Carolina
  • UNC + Trusted Choice = A Winning Combination
  • Does Every Business Owner Need to Be an Attorney? (By: Stuart Powell)
  • IIANC Announces Three New Services for Our Members
  • Recap: 2015 Trusted Choice Big "I" Junior Classic
  • IIANC Sponsors Four Walk for Wishes Events in 2015 for Make-A-Wish in NC
  • 10 Ways to Better Secure Your Agency Data (By: IIANC's Agency Management & Technology Committee)
  • Thank You 2015 PAC Donors
  • Life-Saving Driving: Protecting Teens From Becoming Just Another Statistic
2015 - Issue IV
  • Commissioner's Corner
  • A Message from the IIANC CEO
    • To Foster or Not to Foster? That is the Question. (By: Stuart Powell)
  • Trusted Choice MRP - Don't Miss Out on Free Money!
  • IIANC/Trusted Choice Donates $19,725 to NC's Make-A-Wish Chapters
  • Don't Miss InsurEXPO16!
  • Perpetuation Planning (By: Robert Pettinicchi, Insurbanc)
  • Last Chance to Donate to PAC in 2015
  • Meet Jim Mozingo, IIANC's New Chairman
  • Join the 2016 IIANC PARTNERS Program
2016 - Issue I
  • Commissioner's Corner
  • Recap: InsurEXPO16
    • Workers' Compensation Changes (By: Stuart Powell)
  • Who Are These People? (By: Dorothy O'B. Howell)
  • Internships: A How-To Guide for Agencies
  • Join the InVEST Program
  • Trusted Choice MRP - Don't Miss Out on Free Money!
  • Understanding the Numbers of the ACA (By: Misty Baker)
  • Thank You 2015 PAC Contributors
  • Young Agents Spotlights

2016 - Issue II

  • Commissioner's Corner
  • Recap: 1st Annual YAC Charity Golf Tournament
  • Message from Aubie W. Knight, IIANC CEO
  • The Evolution of the Insurance Agency Cluster Relationship (by: Chris Langille)
  • Adding a Mobile App is a Win-Win for Agencies & Clients (by: Kiki Johnson)
  • What's So Great About Digital Marketing? (by: Charlotte Hicks Crockett)
  • IIANC Members Recognized by IBA's Top Producers 2016
  • Implementation of New Overtime Regulations: Are You Ready? (by: Manning Fulton)
  • Recap: IIABA Legislative Conference
  • IIANC's Veterans Licensing Scholarship

2016 - Issue III

  • Commissioner's Corner
  • Thank You Stuart Powell
  • 119th Annual Convention: Don't Miss It!
  • Trusted Choice + UNC = A Winning Combination
  • Recap: Trusted Choice Big "I" Junior Classic
  • Find the Need and Fill the Void (by: Erin Nutting)
  • Young Agents Development Conference
  • Universal Truths in the Sales Process (by: David M. Connolly)
  • Thank You PAC Contributors
  • Whatever Happened to Predictability, the Milk Man, the Paper Boy, and Hurricane Forecasting? (by: Floodsmart)

2016 - Issue IV

  • Commissioner's Corner
  • 2016: A Year in Review (by: Aubie Knight)
  • Photo Recap: 119th Annual Convention
  • Congratulations to IIANC's 2016 Award Winners
  • IIANC Elects New Officers and Directors
  • Wishes Really Do Come True: IIANC Young Agents' Involvement with Make-A-Wish
  • Who Insures a Solar Car? (by: Bruce Mallette)
  • Meet Bill Vogedes, IIANC's Newest Chairman
  • Photo Recap: 2016 Young Agents Development Conference

2017 - Issue I

  • Commissioner's Corner
  • A Message from the IIANC CEO
  • Trusted Choice Marketing Reimbursement Program
  • Five Things Any Agency Owner Can Do Today to Grow Their Agency
  • How Do You Sell an Intangible Product on Social Media?
  • Set Your CSRs Up for Success
  • Don't Miss InsurEXPO17: FREE for IIANC Members!
  • Risk Advisory: Cyber Liability
  • Thank You 2016 PAC Contributors

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