Jon Gentile is vice president of government relations at the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA), an association of independent insurance agency owners. Jon leads the lobbying efforts for PIA and covers a broad range of issues including flood insurance, Terrorism Risk Insurance, state regulation of insurance, healthcare, crop insurance and tax reform.
Before joining PIA, Jon spent the last decade working in federal government relations for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the National Fraternal Order of Police, and Emerson Electric. He has extensive experience with coalition building and grassroots advocacy working on issues ranging from trade, business, law enforcement, labor, education, and insurance.
A native of northern New Jersey, Jon holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.