Bobby Salmon Awarded The Lifetime Achievement Award by IIANC

Big “I” NC renames prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award to honor Bobby Salmon of INSURE, Raleigh, NC  

At the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina Inc. InsurExpo Banquet Bobby Salmon, Manager of INSURE, a Member of Correll Insurance Group, was awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award”, in addition, the IIANC renamed the award to now be called the “The Bobby Salmon Lifetime Achievement Award.”

Throughout their 125-year history, this award has only been awarded to 15 other individuals. This award recognizes individuals beyond the agent community who contribute to the vitality and strength of the independent agency system. It is one of the most prominent recognitions in the nation for a lifetime of work dedicated to furthering independent agencies. 

Salmon was the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina Inc. National Director from 2018 until being elected to the IIABA Executive Committee in September 2023 at the Big I’s Fall Leadership Conference.  

With 31+ years in the industry and management experience, Bobby brings a wealth of insurance knowledge, specifically in the commercial and liability insurance arena. During his career, his book of business is highlighted in handling professional liability coverage for insurance carriers, architects, engineers, and some technology companies.  Bobby’s agency, INSURE, is a strong supporter of IIANC and IIABA programs.   

Bobby is the recipient of the 2022 IIANC Chairman’s Citation Award which is presented to an individual who has gone above and beyond to support the Chairman of the Board. 

Bobby has been one of IIANC's most dedicated volunteer leaders for many years having served on numerous committees and task forces, and many times as the chairman. Involvement includes Young Agents Committee - Past Chair; Legislative, PAC, Products & Services, Advertising, Surplus Funds, and Audit Committees; Bylaws Task Force - Past Chair; IIANC Board of Directors - Past Chairman; Governance & Leadership Committee – Past Chair.  

Bobby Salmon and his wife, Kim Salmon at the IIANC InsurExpo Banquet

In addition to his involvement with IIANC Bobby has played a vital role at the national level. Bobby's extensive involvement with the independent insurance agency industry includes:  

  • North Carolina National Director 2018-present 

  • IIABA Professional Liability Committee 2016-2018 

  • IIABA Government Affairs Committee 2018-present 

  • IIABA Board Steering Committee 2019-present 

  • IIABA InsurPac Committee 2020-present 

  • IIABA Executive Committee – present 

Congratulations, Bobby! The entire Correll family is beyond proud of you! 

Very friendly and knowledgeable. 

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