Charles Leach

Charles P. Leach, Jr. CIC, CPIA

Position: Chairman of the Board

Charles P. Leach, Jr. is a graduate of Kettering University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked for Chevrolet Division of General Motors for 6 years before returning to New Bethlehem to enter the insurance business in 1966. At the time he left Chevrolet he was serving as a Quality Control Engineer for Chevrolet Assembly Division in Flint, Michigan.

Chuck has become recognized both regionally and nationally as an insurance professional. He served as President of the Professional Insurance Agents Association of PA, MD & DE. He also was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents, where he chaired the Strategic and Long Range Planning Committee and the National Group Insurance Trust Fund. Chuck also was a founding member and first President of PIA Services, Inc., the for profit subsidiary of the National Association. He holds the professional designations of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA). Chuck specialized in energy related industries, manufacturing and contracting programs.

With his Engineer background Chuck brought a keen awareness of his clients needs. His manufacturing experience along with his extensive insurance training allowed him to match his clients needs with the right insurance program to protect his client assets.

Chuck has always had a very strong commitment to his community as well as his professional career. His community involvement includes: co-founder and first President of Redbank Valley Volunteer Ambulance, Mayor of New Bethlehem, co-founder and first President of the New Bethlehem Area Jaycees, President of New Bethlehem Area Chamber of Commerce, co-founder and first President of the Emergency Medical Services Council of Northwest PA and as the President and member of the Board of Directors of the Clarion University Foundation.

Now in his retirement Chuck enjoys traveling with his wife Sonja and spending time on their Llama farm.