The designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) has been conferred on Russell Jackson, owner of Pierson and Fendley Insurance Agency, LLC in Paris, TX, following his successful completion of a rigorous insurance education program sponsored by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.
This accomplishment is affirmed by the President of the Society of CIC, Dr. William T. Hold, Ph.D., CIC, CPCU, CLU.
The full CIC credentials were sent to Jackson on November 4th, 2022 in official confirmation of the achievement.
The Society of CIC is a key member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research, the nation’s preeminent provider of insurance and risk management education. The National Alliance conducts more than 2,500 programs annually throughout all 50 states, Virgin Islands, Mexico, Puerto Rico and around the world.
This program is designed to serve a variety of individuals practicing insurance and risk management so that they may better serve their clients’ insurance and risk management requirements.
Jackson has demonstrated his professional competence through the successful completion of the five CIC courses and the corresponding comprehensive examinations that focus on all major fields of insurance and insurance management, such as property and casualty, personal and commercial lines, commercial multiline, agency management, insurance company operations, life and health, and risk management.
Jackson began his career in insurance in May of 2007 after completing his MBA at Texas A&M University – Commerce in 2006 and his BBA Finance in 2005. He became one of the owners of Pierson and Fendley Insurance Agency, LLC in 2019. In addition to his CIC designation, he also holds the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation. Russell currently serves as the Incoming Chairman of the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce, Treasurer of the Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley, and serves as a Trustee on the North Lamar ISD school board. He is married to Cassie Edwards Jackson, and they have four children: Kylie, Claire, Carter, and Kelsey.