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General Information

The IIAM represents over one hundred independent insurance agencies and branches. Our members are small businesses that employ nearly one thousand Montanans in communities throughout the state.

As independent agents, our members provide Montana consumers with choice, customization and advocacy in both their personal and commercial insurance coverage. On the national level, IIAM is affiliated with the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, Inc. (IIABA)

Use the tabs below to find out more about our for-profit corporation, non-profit education foundation, and the Mountain Plains Alliance (MPA).

PRIM-logo.jpgPublic Risk Insurance Management, Inc. (PRIM) is a for-profit corporation formed by the Independent Insurance Agents' Association of Montana to conduct the business of the wholesale and retail sales of products and sale of services. PRIM provides management services for the Independent Insurance Agents’ Association of Montana and the Montana Insurance Education Foundation. IIAM owns 100% of the outstanding stock of PRIM.


The Montana Insurance Education Foundation (MIEF) is a nonprofit corporation established by the IIAM to encourage and develop insurance education within the State of Montana.  

MIEF Board Members

MIEF provides the following services:

Locally-Held Seminars

Live Webinars

On-Demand Internet CE

In-House Training

National Designation Programs

Loss Prevention Seminars

Continuing Education & Licensing Assistance

Scholarship Programs

The Mountain Plains Alliance (MPA) is a strategic alliance of the Montana, Alaska, North Dakota, and Wyoming independent insurance agent associations. The goals of the MPA are to collectively accomplish improved membership services. The MPA is currently working on a number of membership services, activities and benefits.
For more information contact Kerri Emmons at 406.442.9555 x 105.