Sep 13, 2017
PIANY elects Holender president
GLENMONT, N.Y.—Fred Holender, CLU, CPCU, ChFC, MSFS, was elected president of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York Inc., at a meeting of the association’s board of directors today.
Holender is director of administration for Lawley Service Inc., in Buffalo, N.Y.
A member of PIANY since the 1970s, Holender has served on the board of directors since 2013 and served as president-elect in 2016-17 and vice president in 2015-16. He also is vice president of the Government Affairs and Nominations Committees and is a member of the Executive/Budget & Finance and Member, Benefits and Services Committee and the PIANYPAC Governing Committee. He also is chairperson of the association’s Buffalo Advisory Council, and primary coordinator of PIANY’s Legislative district office visits. In 2016, Holender received PIANY’s Director of the Year award in recognition of his hard work and dedication as a member of the association’s board of directors who has contributed remarkable time and talent to help support the association and its many programs.
Active in the industry, Holender is a member of PIA National’s Cybersecurity Task Force. He also is a member of the New York State Insurance Fund Advisory Council.
PIANY is a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout the state.