Sep 13, 2018
PIANY elects Ferris president
GLENMONT, N.Y.—Jamie A. Ferris, AAI, CIC, CPIA, of Lansing, N.Y., was elected president of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York, at a meeting of the association’s board of directors today, at PIANY headquarters in Glenmont, N.Y.
Ferris is president of P.W. Wood & Son Inc., in Ithaca, N.Y.
An active member of PIANY, Ferris served as president-elect in 2017-18; vice president in 2014-17 and as secretary in 2013-14. He currently is vice president of the Government Affairs and Nominations Committees and is a member of the Executive/Budget & Finance and Member, Benefits & Services Committees. Ferris also is a member of the Glenmont National Alliance Committee and is vice chairperson of the associations Southern Tier Advisory Council.
Active in his community, Ferris is a member of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce. He also is the chairman of the New York State J. David Ferris Memorial 4H Foundation Memorial Golf Open. This tournament, named in memory of the late J. David Ferris, raises money for 4H programs throughout the state. The P.W. Wood Agency is a signature sponsor for this event.
PIANY is a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout the state.