Meet the PIIAC Consultants

PIIAC’s team of experienced agency consultants can work with you to
identify business gaps, overcome pain points, and implement proven
strategies to achieve your goals.

Jennifer Bejarano

Director of Consulting Services

Jennifer is a natural problem solver who has more than 25 years of insurance experience. Jennifer has taken on many roles in the industry, so she’s familiar with the problems agencies deal with and how to solve them. Her favorite opportunities are those that combine critical thinking and process development with team collaboration and relationship building.

Bryan Bernier


Bryan Bernier serves as CEO of PIIAC.  Bryan has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years. Prior to assuming the role of CEO at PIIAC, Bryan was an Independent Agent in New Hampshire. Bryan has served as the Past Chairman of the Board of the New Hampshire Association of Insurance Agents and served as State National Director on the IIABA National Board of Directors.  Bryan was recognized as the 40 under 40 for the State of NH in 2012.  His true passion is to work with young people to bring more youth and diversity into the insurance industry.

Angela Ford

 Continuous Imrpovement Director/Business Process & Automation Specialist

During her more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, Angela has demonstrated a passion for helping agencies improve their technology systems and business processes. Angela has developed and delivered continuing education and professional training programs on a national level for a variety of clients, including, professional organizations like NetVu (Network of Vertafore Users), large agencies and insurance brokerage firms.

Ashley Gold

 Legal Counsel

Ashley Gold, J.D., is a partner with Schulman, LeRoy & Bennett, P.C. in Nashville, Tennessee. She has worked around the insurance industry and independent agents for over 17 years, as the Chief Executive Officer and general counsel for the Insurors of Tennessee. In addition, she was a registered lobbyist for over 17 years representing the interests of independent agents on the state level. In 2020 she returned to private practice allowing her the opportunity to represent agencies, companies and individuals.


Marit Peters

 IIAT President & Executive Director

Marit is a passionate, innovative, success-oriented leader whose specialty lies in using strong relationship and business skills complemented with organizational design and strategic planning to create and sustain organizational growth and productivity. Marit believes people are the true heartbeat of every company – it’s a leader’s responsibility to understand employees’ strengths and give them the opportunity to engage and be part of the solution.

Carey Wallace

 Founder, Agency Focus

As the founder of Agency Focus, Carey uncovers data insights that agencies can use to grow and position themselves to successfully compete in the changing insurance marketplace. Carey has developed key business consulting services to ensure that agencies have the information and support needed to plan for their agency and successfully perpetuate it to the next generation. She has worked with hundreds of agencies to help them understand their agency’s value and plan for their future.

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