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Blum re-elected vice president of PIANJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—Bruce Blum of Somerset, N.J., was re-elected vice president of the Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey today at the association’s annual business meeting at Harrah’s in Atlantic City. Blum is owner of Blum & Walsh Group Inc., a division of T.E. Freuler Agency in Somerset, N.J.

As an active member of PIANY, Blum served as vice president in 2016-17; treasurer in 2015-16; and secretary in 2014-15. He also is vice president of the Business Issues Committee and a member of the Executive/Budget & Finance Committee. Blum also is a member of the Carrier Advisory Council.

Blum was appointed as a delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business representing the 11th district by Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-11. He also was reappointed by the Department of Banking and Insurance’s then Commissioner Kenneth Kobylowski, as the PIANJ representative to the commercial and personal automobile insurance plans.

Active in his community, Blum belongs to the New Jersey Masons Azure Masada Lodge #22; Livingston area Chamber of Commerce; the Northern New Jersey Scottish Rite; The Fraternal Order of Police New Jersey Lodge #46; and the Metro Business Alliance.

PIANJ is a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout the state.

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