Mar 7, 2019
Prast elected president-elect of PIACT
HARTFORD, Conn.—Gerard Prast, CPIA, of Wallingford, Conn., was elected president-elect of the Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut Inc., at the association’s Annual Convention, March 7-8, at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn.
Prast is vice president for XS Brokers, which has offices in Quincy and Worcester, Mass., West Hartford, Conn., Philadelphia and Orlando, Fla.
An active member of PIACT, Prast served as vice president of the association in 2018-19 and treasurer in 2017-18. He currently is vice president of the Association Programs Committee and a member of the Executive/Budget & Finance Committee. He also is an ex-officio member of the PIACT Western Advisory Council.
Active in the industry, Prast is treasurer of the New England Surplus Lines Association. He also served on the board of the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices Ltd.
PIACT is a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies and their employees throughout the state.