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Professional Development. Networking. Community.

Do you want to grow professionally, create relationships, and participate in volunteer activities within our community?

A webinar series for NextGenners by NextGenners.

Are you under 40, driven, and want to make your mark in your career? This FREE series is for you! Agency team members like you from around NY are uniting in this new webinar series.

 These sessions will inspire and encourage you to try something new, whether it’s stepping out of your comfort zone to go to a networking event, signing up for a CE course, or just taking a different approach with your clients. Our goal is to support your developing career in insurance. 

Each session is quick (less than 30 minutes), interesting, and full of real experiences and tips from peers.
Sign up for as many sessions as you like.

Power Up your career and join NextGen! 

Click on a link below to learn more and register:


NextGen is a group of young insurance pros who come together to network, grow skills and give back to our communities.

We are the rising leaders of our channel with a commitment to strengthening our ability to serve agencies and customers for years to come. We are a  professional skills development and networking group open to individuals under 40 years old, or those who are new to the independent insurance industry. We offer opportunities for CE credit career-enhancing professional development sessions, fun networking events, and give back to our community regularly.

Membership is open to anyone involved in or supporting the insurance industry, including all agency and company personnel!

Through NextGen, young professionals are finding their purpose, discovering endless opportunities for growth, engaging with their local and state-wide communities, and falling in love with the insurance industry all over again.

Ready to get involved with NextGen? Membership is open to anyone involved in or supporting the insurance industry (including all agency and company personnel). Get started here.


Your NextGen Leadership Team


Carrie Shaw
2022 Joel S Pollock Award Recipient

carrie-shaw.jpegAshley Smit
Borg & Borg
2018 Joel S Pollock Award Recipient
2020 Huntington Township 30 under 30 Award For Young Professionals

carrie-shaw.jpeg Ashley Engl

2016 Joel S Pollock Award Recipient
Past President WNY 2019-2021

carrie-shaw.jpegBrandon Conway
Borg & Borg

carrie-shaw.jpegCraig Bender
The Archdeacon Agency
2021 Joel S Pollock Award Recipient

tv.jpgTawnia Vermette
Blue Line Agency

carrie-shaw.jpegLuke Feehan
Feehan Insurance Agency

carrie-shaw.jpegBrian Durkin
Acrisure - The Flanders Group