MJ Insurance Adds New Role to Growing Team

New IT project manager position continues the firm’s commitment to providing data-driven, tech-enabled consulting services

INDIANAPOLIS (March 29, 2022) – MJ Insurance, a leading risk management and employee benefits agency for more than 50 years, announced today the addition of Chazney Gates as IT project manager. This is a new and critical role for the company.

As IT project manager, Gates will be responsible for managing all aspects of MJ’s technical project portfolio and overseeing successful project completion to ensure an exceptional client and employee experience. Her support will increase the velocity of execution for critical projects across the enterprise.

“Chazney is a welcome addition to the team, and we are thrilled to have her,” said Jon E. Loftin, President and COO at MJ Insurance. “She has an impressive background in IT project management and extensive knowledge in information system procurement. We are confident her expertise will help us continue to elevate our client offerings and experience.”

Gates comes to MJ Insurance from IU Health, where she served as associate project manager and provided support to ensure technology requirements were met for the new IU Health Bloomington replacement hospital. Gates instituted reporting tools for resource tracking, issue escalation and mitigation, and was essential to the success of the company’s IT function.

Gates holds a Master of Science in Information and Communication Science, in addition to a Bachelor of Arts in telecommunications, from Ball State University. When she is not working, Gates can be found volunteering with Ball State’s Women Working in Technology and mentoring through 21st Century Academy in Indianapolis.

MJ Insurance, one of the largest privately-held insurance agencies in America, is a commercial and personal insurance, risk management, retirement and employee benefits consulting agency that since 1964, has grown from a two-person start-up to an agency with more than 200 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 a 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.