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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 served as President of the Connecticut Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors and is a founding member of Professional Investors College Planning. Visit for more information

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 the Your Family Bank branch of our company and Professional Investors College Planning. She is also an Investment Advisor Representative through Interactive Financial Advisors, Inc. located in Chicago, IL.

 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 Women’s Professional Tour.

 In addition to having her life, accident & health license since 2014, she has successfully passed several securities exams as noted below. She also oversees and handles small group benefits, Medicare advantage plans, & individual health insurance through Access Health CT.

 State Securities Law Exam
Series 66- Uniform Combined State Law Examination- March 21, 2014

General Industry/Products Exam
SIE- Securities Industry Essentials Examination- October 1, 2018

Series 7- General Securities Representative Examination- February 4, 2014

Principal/Supervisory Exam
Series 24- General Securities Principal Examination- August 1, 2014 

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.

Alexa’s 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 Bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in sociology. Alexa is proud to be a member of the PILA team!

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.