El Dorado Hills, CA — At PIIB’s 25th-anniversary celebration/convention Chairman Kirby Wells announced that President and CEO Larry Manning will be retiring from his current duties on December 31st, 2020. Larry will remain with PIIB as a consultant, for a minimum of two years, focusing on the development of new and significant programs to enhance PIIB’s value to both our affiliates and carriers.
Wells also announced that the Board of Directors elected Tiffany Bertolini, currently serving as PIIB’s Vice-President, as Larry’s successor. She will assume the role of President and CEO of PIIB on upon Larry’s retirement from the role of President/CEO.
PIIB is hugely pleased to have this continuity in leadership, this action secures the values and culture that PIIB has built and earned over the years.
Tiffany graduated with honors from Sacramento State with a BS degree in Business with a focus on Marketing. In May of 2004, she joined PIIB as an administrative assistant. Over the years she has grown in both her duties and responsibility, this also included management and oversight of the profit-sharing calculation process. Tiffany was promoted in 2011 to the position of Sales and Operations Manager, in that role she helped PIIB grow from 100 affiliates to 240 affiliates. Tiffany has been a critical factor in every aspect of PIIB’s success over the last fifteen years; implemented systems, procedures and in expanding PIIB’s reach to eight additional states. Tiffany has helped built a top-notch team resulting in continued growth for PIIB, with an absolute commitment to our affiliates. In January of 2018, Bertolini was elected by the Board of Directors to the position of Vice President.
During the Awards luncheon, Tiffany Bertolini stated “I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to lead this company. We have seen great success for the last 25 years, and we are hungry for more. I am confident in our affiliates, our carrier partners, our Board of Directors, and most importantly, our team. We are positioned for great things to come.”