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Avery Insurance’s Lauren Gordon Graduates From Elite Chartered Private Risk and Insurance Advisor (CPRIA) Program

Wednesday, October 16, 2019— AVERY INSURANCE is proud to announce that LAUREN GORDON, DIRECTOR OF PERSONAL LINES, received the Chartered Private Risk and Insurance Advisor (CPRIA) Certificate, completing an intensive, 18-month program designed to enhance the knowledge of professionals who serve high net worth clients. Nearly 600 professionals from leading insurance organizations in the U.S. have graduated since its inception in 2015. The CPRIA program is offered by the Private Risk Management Association (PRMA) and is endorsed by the Tobin Center for Executive Education of St. John’s University in conjunction with St. John’s School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science.

“Earning a CPRIA Certificate is a great accomplishment, and we’re thrilled that Lauren is dedicated to continuously learning about this evolving industry in order to provide the best possible advice for her clients,” said Tod O’Dowd, President of Avery Insurance.

The CPRIA program is unique in that it provides real-world scenarios, addresses current and complex industry trends and predicts needs of the future.

“This year’s graduates have been wonderful collaborators who have studied with their peers and competitors and have worked to perfect the advice and solutions they provide their clients.,” said Lisa Lindsay, executive director of PRMA. “We’re honored that they chose to continue their professional development through PRMA,” added Lindsay.

The program also aims to further the knowledge of participants by providing them with access to high net worth industry veterans and leading insurance executives.

About Avery Insurance

Avery Insurance is a 4th generation, boutique, independent insurance agency.  Headquartered in NH, Avery provides a personalized, consultative approach for their client’s personal and business insurance needs throughout New England, Florida, Louisiana, Colorado and beyond in over 25 states and overseas.  They pride themselves on analyzing their client’s risks and exposures, advising on the proper coverages needed and advocating with the insurance companies for the best price, protection and claims service.  For more information, please visit

About PRMA

The Private Risk Management Association (PRMA) is a nonprofit that brings together insurance industry leaders and influencers to evaluate the current landscape, identify and predict trends and develop innovative solutions. PRMA collaborates with the most prestigious companies, scientists, security experts, financial advisors and restoration artisans to gain knowledge, raise awareness and educate its members about the evolving insurance industry so they can better serve their high net worth clients. For more information, visit

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