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FOR RELEASE: Mar. 20, 2012
PIACT honors Olderman as Professional Agent of the Year

HARTFORD, Conn.–Howard Olderman, of Milford, Conn., received the Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut Inc.s Professional Agent of the Year award during the associations Annual Convention at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Conn., March 15-16.

     The Professional Agent of the Year award is given to an agent who has demonstrated excellence and achievement in insurance marketing and service; has shown a personal commitment to professionalism; and has contributed to PIA and the community.

      "Throughout his career, Howard has demonstrated a deep level of dedication to our industry. He has earned the respect and trust of his colleagues and customers," said Timothy Russell, CPCU, newly elected, president of PIACT. "PIACT is very pleased to give Howard this award."

  Olderman is president of The Olderman & Hallihan Agency Inc. in Ansonia, Conn.

      An active member of PIACT, Olderman served as president for 2010-11. He also serves as chairperson of the Administrative/Nominations Committee and is a member of the Executive/Budget & Finance and Legislative/Business Issues Committees. In 2007, Olderman received PIACTs Committee Chair of the Year award. He was honored for his service as chair of the Legislative Committee. This award honors the PIACT volunteer who best demonstrates dedication and effort in chairing one of PIACTs committees.        

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