Lanny L. Hair, CIC, ARM, AAI, RPLU
Sr. Vice President of Government Affairs
Lanny Hair has over 45 years of insurance experience, starting as a property appraiser for State Farm Insurance in 1969. He has covered the gamut of agency responsibilities, from principal and corporate officer to manager, account representative and salesperson. In his years serving members of the IIABAZ, Lanny has personally run most of the areas he now oversees, including the Errors and Omissions program, for which he handled administration, underwriting, marketing, and loss prevention.
As Sr. Vice President of Government, one of Lanny's key responsibilities now is to monitor legislative affairs for the industry. Still active in education, Lanny is on the National Faculty for the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. He is a member of the Arizona License Exam Review Board and the Independent Insurance Agents of America's State Government Affairs Committee. He also served on IIABA's Small Agents Task Force.
Lanny has been honored with numerous awards, including the Archie Mendelsohn Award, the Southern Arizona Chapter of CPCU's Lamp of Knowledge Award, the Independent Insurance Agents of Arizona's Outstanding Service Award, the Tri-City Plus Insurance Women Association's Associate of the Year Award, the 1998 outstanding service award from the Greater Phoenix Association of Independent Insurance Agents and awards from all the local associations affiliated with the IIABAZ. On August 22 2013, Lanny was inducted into the IIABAZ's Arizona Insurance Hall of Fame.