Mike Allison

Director of Agency Development and Training


As Director of Agency Development and Training, Mike is responsible for developing and coordinating additional professional development opportunities for IIANC’s members. He is also accountable for implementation of an IIANC Insurance School to provide quality insurance education and training suitable for individuals to be “job ready” for insurance agency employment.

Prior to joining IIANC, Mike served as VP of Training and Development for a local multi agency firm here in NC where he developed new training processes, created educational content in the areas of Personal Planning & Business Consulting, and served as a regular instructor. Mike also has over 20 years in the insurance industry primarily focused on high net worth individual clients and business owners. Prior to entering the insurance industry, he served as the Director of Customer Service & Sales for a Fortune 500 company.

Mike is a Certified Training Director and is also certified in Exit Planning & Value Acceleration. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Richmond and completed Graduate Executive Programs at Michigan State University and Duke.

Fun facts about Mike:
  • He is a huge NC State Wolfpack fan - Go Pack!
  • He enjoys playing golf and tennis
  • Mike worked for the CIA during college as his parents were career employees for the CIA (Dad was a Wolfpacker - Go Pack!)