MJ Insurance Continues to Grow in Phoenix

PHOENIX – (July 16, 2012) – MJ Insurance, a leading property-casualty and employee benefits agency, continues to grow and has added two staff members to its Phoenix office.

Joining MJ in a newly-created position is Shay Bierly, who will serve as director of client services for MJ’s growing Employee Benefits division in Phoenix.

Bierly brings more than 15 years of human resources and benefits management experience to MJ Insurance. Most recently, she served as owner, broker and consultant for Albuquerque-based Linton & Associates, LLC, where she advanced from administrative support to partial owner in just seven years. At Linton, Bierly was responsible for overall management of the agency including human resources, finance and strategic growth, resulting in increased revenue and successful process developments for each division.

“Shay has a strong array of experience in human resources and employee benefits with a proven track record of driving growth and meeting goals,” said Michael H. Bill, CEO of MJ Insurance. “We are excited to have Shay join our team in Phoenix to help provide leadership and direction to our employee benefits division.”

At MJ, Bierly will be responsible for managing the employee benefits service team including monitoring, executing and issuing resolutions, representing MJ at public speaking opportunities and developing and enhancing relationships with carriers.

A second addition to MJ’s Phoenix office will be Kasen Bartels, who will serve as marketing coordinator. Bartels comes to Phoenix from MJ’s Indianapolis headquarters.

MJ Insurance, with offices in Indiana and Arizona, is a property-casualty and employee benefits agency that, since 1964, has grown from a two-person start-up to an agency with more than 125 employees. MJ Insurance specializes in a diverse selection of unique service lines including construction, energy, transportation, real estate, manufacturing, sororities and mining. MJ also offers complete employee benefits programs including major medical, group disability, group life and onsite employer clinics. MJ Insurance currently has clients in 16 countries and in every U.S. state.


MJ Insurance is a leading property-casualty and employee benefits agency specializing in various commercial sectors: construction, manufacturing, sororities, coal mining, transportation, as well as comprehensive employee benefit programs. Since 1964, MJ Insurance has continued to expand through growth, service and leadership. Additional information may be found at www.mjinsurance.com.


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