PIA Conn. Director Award To Kimberly Tompkins

NU Online News Service, March 22, 3:32 p.m. EST?Kimberly Tompkins was honored as the Connecticut Young Insurance Professional Director of the Year during the association’s conference last week in Mashantucket, Conn.[@@]

Ms. Tompkins, who last year was named PIA National’s Customer Service Representative of the Year, is program coordinator for Housing Insurance Services, based in Cheshire, Conn.

Chestina Dowgiewicz, territory manager for Rocky Hill, Conn.-based Peerless Insurance Co., was named Connecticut Young Insurance Professional of the Year.

Three persons received $250 Pride in Professionalism Scholarship awards toward association educational programs:

? David A. ViVenzio, vice president of commercial lines sales for ViVenzio & Associates in Vernon, Conn.

? Dennis J. Marcoux, a producer with Allied Insurance Center in Bristol, Conn.

? Heidi Scerra a personal lines and workers’ compensation underwriter for S. H. Smith & C0., in Bristol, Conn.