ADAMS, Mass. — David R. Bissaillon of Smith Bros.-McAndrews Insurance Agency recently earned the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor.
William T. Hold, Ph.D., president of the Society of CIC, conferred the designation on Bissaillon in a ceremony in Boston at the Massachusetts Insurance Agents' Conference.
The Society of CIC is a key member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, a provider of insurance and risk management education. The National Alliance conducts more than 2,500 programs annually in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. More than 31,000 agents and insurance professionals throughout the country have received the CIC designation.
To achieve CIC designation, Bissaillon demonstrated his professional competence through the successful completion of the five CIC institutes and comprehensive written examinations focusing on all major fields of insurance, insurance management, and agency operations.
Bissaillon has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. At Smith Bros.-McAndrews, he sells life, auto, homeowner's, and business insurance. He is chair of the Adams-Cheshire Educational Foundation, serves on the boards of ProAdams and the Plunkett Nominee Trust and formerly was president and CEO of the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce.
In addition, Bissaillon is an occasional columnist for iBerkshires.com.