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JA Benefits Announces New President

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Bedford, IN, December 18, 2014 – JA Benefits, LLC, an employee benefit consulting and brokerage firm based in Bedford, IN, is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Johnson, Partner and Benefits Consultant, to the position of President effective January 1st, 2015.

Founder and CEO Doug Johnson said, “Chris has been with the organization for the past ten years and has a great work ethic. He is intelligent and has a keen sense of the financial aspects of the business and has the knowledge and commitment to lead JA Benefits into the future.”

After years of part-time service, Johnson joined JA Benefits full-time in May of 2004 and has served the firm in a variety of roles including: customer service, large group account management and agency operations. Chris is a 2004 graduate of Marian College, now Marian University, in Indianapolis, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Business and Economics and minored in Management Information Systems.

Chris, his wife and three children reside in Lawrence County.

“Chris has grown up around our business, and he has invested his time and efforts to help make JA Benefits what it is today. I think we will be well positioned for the future with him as our president, " Jeff Neal, Partner, Senior Benefits Consultant.

In May 2014, JA Benefits was named as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana. This is the second year in a row JA Benefits was honored with this distinction by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and in April, the South Central Indiana Human Resource Association recognized JA Benefits as 2014 Business of the Year.