INDIANAPOLIS (June 7, 2021) – MJ Insurance, a leading insurance agency for more than 50 years, announced today the hiring of Jacob Simon as Risk Transfer Specialist and Ryan Miller as Employee Benefits Consultant. Simon and Miller will join the company’s Indianapolis headquarters.
“We are excited to welcome Jacob and Ryan to the MJ team,” said Jon Loftin, President + COO at MJ Insurance. “These two individuals have demonstrated an outstanding level of experience in the industry and undeniable passion for working with people that enable us to provide exceptional service to our clients.”
Simon comes to MJ from a local industry competitor, bringing a wealth of knowledge and corporate experience. He holds a degree in healthcare management & policy from Indiana University and recently earned his Associate in Commercial Underwriting.
As a risk transfer specialist, Simon will develop insurance and risk management programs and maintain strong customer relationships. He will be responsible for client submissions and will own the marketing process while working directly with analytics, risk services and client advocacy teams.
Miller previously worked at Anthem, Inc., where he served as a specialty sales executive. He possesses over ten years of experience in the employee benefits and business consulting space. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University and continues to work closely with his alma mater through the alumni association.
At MJ, Miller will serve as an employee benefits consultant in MJ’s Benefits Consulting department. He will function as part of MJ’s Japanese-owned Business practice, which helps MJ’s Japanese clients understand how to manage risk in the United States as they deal with significant differences in culture, language and laws.
Miller will be responsible for consulting with clients and potential clients to understand their business needs and demonstrate advanced knowledge of the client’s industry. He will also lead the development and execution of clients’ benefit plan strategies.
“Expanding our Japanese-Owned Business practice team has been a dedicated effort this year, as we continue to provide more services, resources and capabilities for this segment of our business,” said Loftin.
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 unique service lines, including construction, energy, transportation, manufacturing, sororities, recycling, and a complete suite of employee benefits programs and services. MJ Insurance serves clients in over 16 countries and all 50 states in the United States of America.
ABOUT MJ INSURANCE
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.
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