iLEAD (Young Agents) Committee
Actively recruits the involvement of iLEAD members (Young Agents) in the affairs of the Association and works to develop leadership and networking in the iLEAD community. This is an active, hands-on committee that helps plan, facilitate and recruit involvement for various iLEAD events and programs including the Young Agents Development Conference, IIANC Charity Golf Tournament, philanthropic activities, local networking events, etc. This iLEAD Committee is open to member agents and PARTNER company reps age 41 and under or with less than five years industry experience.
Chairman: Landon Bentham, MBA, TRA - Callahan & Rice, Fayetteville, NC
Vice Chairman: Owen Thomas, MBA - Dial Insurance, Pembroke, NC
Immediate Past Chairman: Thomas Rhodes, CPCU, CIC, AAI, AIC - John Hackney Agency, Inc., Rocky Mount, NC
Staff Liaison: Natalie Simpson - IIANC Vice President of Marketing
Meeting Format/Frequency: Quarterly in-person meetings at IIANC office (virtual option is offered as well)