Durr Boyles of Boyles Moak Insurance Services in Ridgeland was recently elected Chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents of Mississippi. Durr’s previously was Vice-Chairman, Chairman-Elect, and as a Board and Executive Committee member.
He began his career at Boyles & Moak, Inc. in 1984, and now is a principal in Boyles Moak Insurance Services. He has been on several industry boards, both regionally and nationally, and is a member of the board representing the Mississippi State University Insurance Chair.
Durr also serves in the Mississippi National Guard as a Brigadier General and was recently named The Adjutant General by Gov. Phil Bryant. He recently completed a one-year deployment with NATO in Europe.
Other officers include: Cecil Vaughan of Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance Agency in Columbus as Chairman-Elect; Ray Robertson of Marchetti Robertson & Brickell Insurance and Bond Agency in Ridgeland as Vice Chairman; Ray Collins of Collins Insurance Agency in New Albany as Treasurer; and Shaw Johnson III of SouthGroup Insurance Services in Clarksdale as National Director
In addition to the association officers, Chairman Boyles named the following agents to serve on the IIAM Executive Committee for 2016-2017: Brian Berry of Bi-County Insurance Agency in Centreville; Tatum Brown of R.L. Brown Insurance Agency in Oxford; Roman Galey of SouthGroup Insurance Services in Hattiesburg; Susan Johnston of Vicksburg Insurance Agency in Vicksburg; Brad Kent of SouthGroup Insurance Services in Laurel; Josh Smith of Insurance & Risk Managers in Brookhaven; Pam Wilson of Lemon-Mohler Insurance Agency in Ocean Springs; and Scott Woods of Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance in Jackson.
The following agents were also elected at the 118th Annual Convention to serve a three-year term on the IIAM Board of Directors: Kyle Chandler IV of Galloway Chandler McKinney Insurance Agency in West Point; Roman Galey of SouthGroup Insurance Agency in Hattiesburg; Richard Mattiace of Lemon-Mohler Insurance Agency in Gulfport; and Amy Smith of Ross & Yerger Insurance in Jackson.
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