MJ Insurance Appoints Seasoned Expert to Benefits Consulting Team

Agency welcomes new Employee Benefits Consultant

Our Team Is Growing.

PHOENIX – (Aug. 10, 2020) – MJ Insurance, a leading insurance agency for more than 50 years, is expanding its Benefits Consulting department with the addition of employee benefits consultant, Derek Ackerman.

Ackerman comes to MJ from Willis Towers Watson, a global advisory, broking and solutions company. In his role as senior growth consultant, he oversaw the development of new business and ongoing client service, utilizing solutions designed to help clients in the ever-changing world of benefits.

He has more than a decade of experience in the employee benefits and tech industries.

“We are thrilled to welcome Derek to the team,” said Michael H. Bill, CEO at MJ Insurance. “His advisory experience will be extremely beneficial in providing innovative solutions to all of our client’s unique employee benefits needs.”

Ackerman received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Arizona.

MJ Insurance, one of the largest privately-held insurance agencies in America, is a commercial and personal insurance, risk management and employee benefits consulting agency that since 1964, has grown from a two-person start-up to an agency with more than 160 employees. With offices in both Phoenix and Indianapolis, MJ specializes in a diverse selection of unique service lines including construction, energy, transportation, manufacturing, sororities and recycling as well as a complete suite of employee benefits programs and services. MJ Insurance serves clients in over 16 countries and in every U.S. state.


Indianapolis-based MJ Insurance exists to inspire the success, fulfillment and wellbeing of each person it serves:  associates and their families, business partners, clients and the community. MJ serves a diverse client base that includes local, regional, and national companies. Fifty-six years after its founding, MJ Insurance continues to expand through culture, service and leadership. Additional information may be found at www.mjinsurance.com.


Download the PDF