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Young Agents

The IIA of IL Young Agents Committee has been recognized with many awards over the past few years during the Big “I” Fall Leadership Conference - Young Agents Leadership Institute.
Outstanding Community Service Award
  - For the Statewide Day of Giving

Outstanding Young Agents Meeting Award
  - For the EDGE Conference

Outstanding Membership Development
  - For excellent achievement in recruiting and maintaining Young Agent participation in Association activities

Hall of Achievement Award
  - For their commitment to the industry, the association, and the awards process

The Young Agents Committee is working hard to make this year a prosperous one for Illinois young professionals. If you have a suggestion on what could help you in your career, please send it in an email to Rachel Romines, YAC Liaison,

Illinois Young Agents

The Illinois Young Agents Committee (YAC) believes in strength through involvement and offers opportunities for young insurance professionals to develop leadership skills, participate in legislative issues, train for sales and management needs, and communicate ideas with highly motivated, sharp minded people. The YAC invites you to come together to share ideas and experiences, network with industry leaders and ultimately be more competitive in Illinois' insurance marketplace.

Young Agents Network

The purpose of the IIA of IL Young Agent Network is to encourage younger professionals, and those new to the business, to become engaged in and aware of all aspects of the insurance industry. The YA network fosters talent, promotes education and provides opportunities for growth to future industry leaders.

The Illinois YAC encourages young insurance professionals, licensed or not, who have been in the business less than 5 years or are under the age of 41, to join the network.

Joining the Young Agents Network can help you:
  • Expand your professional network to include not only other agents, but also carrier representatives and other industry professionals
  • Strengthen industry connections and make new ones
  • Get more involved in your community
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Learn how to get more involved in the political process and advocate for important agent issues
What can you expect aftering joining the Network?
  • Receive updates on events and networking opportunities
  • Receive email communications
  • Start growing your network of peers and connections with companies and vendors
  • And much more!

The Young Agents Network is open to everyone, not only agents, and is free to join - click here.

Join YAN

Young Agents Committee

The purpose of the IIA of IL Young Agents Committee is to help advance the careers of young Independent Insurance Agents by:

  • Improving communication skills
  • Sharpening marketing and sales talents
  • Providing opportunities to cultivate professional and interpersonal relationships
  • Developing overall knowledge and expertise
  • Enlightening agents on the importance of advocacy and legislative involvement to protect the interests of clients and businesses

The IL YAC promotes the independent agency system as a boundless career choice for young people.

Chairperson: Renee Crissie