Richie Clements, owner of Clements Insurance Services and president of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) looks over at the 17th Street Canal.

Earlier this year, National Underwriter Editor-in-Chief Shawn Moynihan and Associate Editor Caterina Pontoriero traveled to New Orleans for a special two-day interview with Richie Clements, owner of Chalmette, La.-based Clements Insurance Services, and current president of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA).

NU-PC360 spent two days touring the neighborhoods that were most affected by Hurricane Katrina, including Lakeview, Gentilly and the Lower Ninth Wards. Ten years later, the effects of “The Storm” — as locals refer to Hurricane Katrina — are still seen and felt throughout the city.

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