MJ Insurance Adds Risk Management Veteran to its Commercial Insurance Team

INDIANAPOLIS (May 17, 2021– MJ Insurance, a leading insurance agency for more than 50 yearshas announced the appointment of risk management veteran, Emily O’Dell to Risk Management Client Executive at its Indianapolis headquarters.  

O’Dell comes to MJ from global multinational risk management, insurance brokerage and advisory company, Willis Towers WatsonPreviously adirector of client relationship management, she served as a senior client adviser in corporate risk and broking.  

Her experience includes working with large complex organizations including hospitality/real estatefocused public, REIT and private equity firms, hotel and hospitality ownership and management firms and real estate development firms.

Emily will be a tremendous asset to our Risk Management + Commercial Insurance team,” said Jon Loftin, President + COO at MJ Insurance. “Her immense industry experience and depth of expertise in the risk management space will help take our commercial practice to the next level. 

O’Dell will oversee the lifecycle of MJ client’s multi-year risk treatment strategy, including the creation, ongoing evaluation and periodic revision. She will also oversee activity of the respective Analytics, Risk Services, Risk Transfer, Claims Consulting and Client Advocacy team members to ensure execution of MJ’s consulting process. 

O’Dell received her Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor in Law from Indiana University. She also holds a Bachelor of Business Studies in Insurance & Journalism from Eastern Kentucky University. 

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 170 employees. With offices in both Phoenix and Indianapolis, MJ specializes in a diverse selection of service lines including construction, energy, transportation, manufacturing, sororities and recycling as well as complete suite of employee benefits programs and services. MJ Insurance serves clients in more than 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-seven years after its founding, MJ Insurance continues to expand through culture, service and leadership. Additional information may be found at www.mjinsurance.com.  


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