MJ Insurance Appoints Denver-Based Kristen Krapf to Director of Benefits Communication & Engagement

DENVER (September 12, 2022) – MJ Insurance, a leading risk management, and employee benefits agency, has announced the hire of Kristen Krapf as director of benefits communication & engagement. Krapf will be based at the company’s newly minted Denver, CO office, where she will serve as a shared service resource to enhance client deliverables in the employee communications and engagement space across all MJ Insurance locations.  

The appointment represents MJ Insurance’s continued expansion and investment in the Colorado market. After opening its doors in April 2022, the company has welcomed three new employees as it ramps up for its projected growth trajectory.  

“As we continue to establish MJ’s footprint in Colorado, it’s incredibly important that we take an intentional approach to recruiting the best talent for each role,” said Market President of Colorado, Courtney Hutchison. “We are overjoyed to welcome Kristen to the MJ Insurance team. Her invaluable experience in the industry, coupled with her commitment and passion for leading high-performance teams, will only enhance our ability to make meaningful strides in the Colorado market.” 

Krapf brings 18 years of experience in the insurance space, beginning her career at Benefits & Incentives Group (BIG Inc.) where she spent 10 years leading the firm’s communication practice. From there, Krapf joined Mesirow Financial and later founded her own communications company, Krapf Communications, where she provided employee communications and engagement solutions to organizations. From 2015-2017, she served as the director of communications for Integro Insurance Brokers in Newport Beach and most recently, she was the director of communications for EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants’ southern California region.  

As the newly appointed director of benefits communication & engagement, Krapf will manage and lead the employee benefits communication team. She will be responsible for developing client-specific health and wellness campaigns and working cross-functionally with various teams while tailoring custom communication strategies with clients around their employee benefit plans. 

Krapf holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.   

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 Phoenix, Indianapolis, and now Denver, 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 believes in a data-driven, tech-enabled approach that helps give clients the best choices and supports a fact-over-fiction decision-making process. 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.