Ridgefield, CT – April 21, 2016: Mark R. Connelly, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fairfield County Bank Insurance Services, LLC, has been elected as secretary to The Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut Inc. (PIACT) for the 2016-2017 term and re-elected to serve for a two-year term on its Board of Directors. Mr. Connelly will also serve as member/consumer relations vice chairperson of the Association Programs Committee.

PIACT is a voluntary, membership-based trade association that represents independent casualty and property agents. The organization prides themselves in meeting their members’ needs through education, networking and providing the necessary tools that will enable them to become successful insurance agents.

Mark joined Fairfield County Bank Insurance Services in 2012 with the acquisition of the Connelly Agency, Inc., where he was President. He started his career in 1979 when he joined the family business, founded by his father.

Mr. Connelly is a graduate of Providence College and earned his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) certificate in 1995.  He is a past President of the IIAC (Bridgeport, CT chapter) and has served on the PIACT Western Advisory Council. He is a current Board member and Treasurer of Giant Steps School for Autistic Children (American Institute for Neuro-Integrative Development – AIND) and a former member of the Board of Governors of Black Rock Yacht Club. 

Fairfield County Bank Insurance Services, LLC is headquartered in Ridgefield (CT) and has offices located in Fairfield (CT), and Stamford (CT). To learn more about Fairfield County Bank Insurance Services, LLC visit www.fairfieldcountybankinsurance.com.