INDIANAPOLIS (June 26, 2023) – The MJ Companies, a leading risk management and employee benefits agency for more than 50 years, announced today the addition of Leigh Crick as Senior Vice President of People + Culture.

Leigh brings with her nearly 20 years of experience in leading HR functions across complex organizations. Her demonstrated expertise spans a wide range of areas, including strategic planning, organizational communication, talent acquisition, compensation administration, performance management, and career development. Crick’s educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Western Kentucky University, along with an MBA specializing in HR.

Renowned for her remarkable leadership qualities and extensive industry knowledge, Leigh Crick has earned deep respect within the business community. Notably, she served as the President of IndySHRM, the Central Indiana chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. Her appointment reflects a natural alignment, given her expertise and appreciation for MJ values.

“As a previous client, I have admired MJ’s commitment to service. As I continued to engage in conversations with various members of the organization, it was apparent that the organization had this same passion and commitment to its team members. I am excited to join the MJ team and bring my love for creating powerful employee experiences through growth, development, and engagement initiatives,” said Leigh Crick.

Jon Loftin, President and Chief Operating Officer of The MJ Companies, expressed his excitement about Leigh’s appointment, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome Leigh Crick to the MJ team as our Senior Vice President of People & Culture. Her extensive experience and exceptional leadership qualities make her the ideal candidate to drive our strategic HR initiatives and further elevate the associate experience at MJ. We look forward to the positive impact she will bring to our organization.

Leigh Crick’s appointment as Senior Vice President of People & Culture underscores MJ’s unwavering commitment to prioritize the growth, development, and engagement of its associates. With her visionary approach and profound expertise, MJ is poised to strengthen its position as a leader in the industry.

The MJ Companies, 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. The MJ Companies serves clients in more than 16 countries and in every U.S. state.

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Indianapolis-based The MJ Companies 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, The MJ Companies continues to expand through culture, service and leadership. Additional information may be found at