Our Team

Edward J. Mazur, CLU, ChFC

Edward J. Mazur, CLU, ChFC has been in the financial services industry since January 8, 1973. As Founder and President of Professional Investors Life & Annuity he holds life, health, property and casualty licenses in several states. He is also the holder of FINRA Series 1 exam, Series 26 & Series 66. He served as President of the Connecticut Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors and is a founding member of Professional Investors College Planning. Visit www.ProfessionalInvestorsCollegePlanning.com for more information

Email Edward at emazur@swcares.com

Kara Miller | Vice President

Kara Miller serves as Vice President of Professional Investors Life & Annuity. Formerly the Marketing Director of the Company, she comes with great credentials, having graduated from the University of Alabama magna cum laude with a degree in Marketing. Since graduation, she worked for CNH Capital in Racine, WI in their financial services/marketing area. She currently oversees all operations activity at PILA and is a founding member of Professional Investors College Planning. She additionally holds her FINRA Series 24 license, Series 7 and Series 66, as well as her life, accident and health license.

Some of her other notable achievements include, being a 5-time National Racquetball Champion and 2-time National Collegiate Racquetball Champion, representing the University of Alabama. For a short time she also played on the Womenís Professional Tour.

Email Kara at kmiller@professional-investors.net

Alexa Perry | Executive Assistant

Alexa Perry joined the team at Professional Investors Life & Annuity in January of 2015 as the Executive Assistant to Kara Miller.

Alexaís key responsibilities include managing day-to-day operations and coordinating all of the administrative activities for the office. Additionally, she regularly interacts with clients, agents and companies to manage and fulfill their needs.

Alexa is a graduate from the University of Connecticut and holds a Bachelorís degree in psychology with a minor in sociology. Alexa is proud to be a member of the PILA team!

Email Alexa at aperry@professional-investors.net

Adrienne Francis | Case Manager


Adrienne Francis has recently joined the team at Professional Investors Life & Annuity as our Case Manager. In this role, she provides both internal and agent support for all life and annuity brokerage activities, which includes providing quotes, shopping cases, contracting agents and facilitating the entire application process.

Prior to joining our team, Adrienne spent 2 years teaching English in China. She is a graduate of Hofstra University with a Bachelorís degree in Business Economics and we are excited to welcome her to the team!

Email Adrienne at afrancis@professional-investors.net

Brendan Quinn | Sumner & Sumner


Brendan Quinn is President of Sumner & Sumner, Inc. a large Regional Property & Casualty Firm with its main office in Willimantic, CT along with space within our office in Farmington, CT. He brings many years of experience and expertise in Property & Casualty, Group Benefits and Health Insurance.