ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Sept. 30, 2014 — The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) is proud to announce that Jon Jensen AAI, AIP, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, was installed as the newest executive committee member at the association’s recent 2014 Fall Leadership Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Jensen is president of Correll Insurance Group, headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
“Jon has long been a leader in the South Carolina agent and business community, in addition to his service at the national level,” says Robert Rusbuldt, Big “I” president & CEO. “The Big ‘I’ is pleased to announce that he has been elected as the executive committee’s newest member and we look forward to benefiting from his insight and utilizing his experience on our leadership team.”
As an industry leader, Jensen has served on committees of the South Carolina Department of Insurance and as the chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of South Carolina. He is the immediate past South Carolina national director for the Big “I,” is a past national chairman of the IIABA InsurPac Board of Trustees, and immediate past chairman of the National Big “I” government affairs committee. Jensen was awarded the IIABA National Chairman’s Award in 2009 and the Sydney O. Smith Award in 2010, which is the highest legislative award given by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America.
Jensen is an active leader and philanthropist in his community. He serves on various boards including the Spartanburg Regional Health System Foundation – Cancer Division, SRHSF Grants and Allocation Committee, and is a founding member of its Legacy Society. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for Limestone College. Jensen is a graduate of Appalachian State University’s Insurance Executive Program.
Founded in 1896, the Big “I” is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing a network of approximately a quarter of a million agents, brokers and their employees nationally. Its members are businesses that offer customers a choice of policies from a variety of insurance companies. Independent agents and brokers offer all lines of insurance—property, casualty, life, health, employee benefit plans and retirement products. Web address: www.independentagent.com.