Mitzi Herrig Named Chief Operating Officer of J. Smith Lanier & Co.

WEST POINT, GA - June 14, 2019 -  J. Smith Lanier & Co., a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company, announced today the appointment of Mitzi Herrig as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.

In this role, Ms. Herrig is responsible for efforts to drive strategic alignment and consistency within regional offices working closely with regional executives and sales, finance, and marketing leaders.

She will report to CEO, Gary Ivey and be headquartered in the Johns Creek Office.

Ms. Herrig brings 30 years of leadership, sales, and operations experience to J. Smith Lanier & Co., most recently serving as President of Millan Management and Consulting in Atlanta. Prior to that she led the insurance and risk management offices across North Florida  and Atlanta for Wells Fargo Insurance, now USI.

“Ms. Herrig is an exceptional business leader who consistently delivers results. I am confident in her ability to align J. Smith Lanier’s client-centric business philosophy with market-leading operational practices to drive the firm forward,” Mr. Ivey said.

“This is an exciting time in J. Smith Lanier’s history, and I look forward to contributing to its evolution and growth through cutting edge solutions, relentless client services, and operational excellence,” added Ms. Herrig.

About Marsh & McLennan Agency

Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC is a subsidiary of Marsh established in 2008 to serve as a platform for the middle market. MMA offers commercial property, casualty, personal lines, and employee benefits to midsize businesses and individuals across North America.