SIA Group, Raleigh, N.C., has announced that Brent Hayes has been appointed personal lines sales executive for the branch office in Jacksonville, N.C. Hayes’s responsibilities include developing client relationships, as well as maintaining relationships with the organization’s existing customers.

“We are excited to have Brent join our team at SIA Group,” said Don Mills, president of SIA. “I am confident that he will be an asset in assisting our clients with their every insurance need.”

Hayes earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration from University of North Carolina at Wilmington. A native of Kinston, N.C., Hayes resides in Wrightsville Beach.