About May Insurance

Effective May 1, 2021, May Insurance Services (MIS) and all our employees became a part of Emerson Reid family of companies. MIS and Emerson Reid share a common vision of providing world class sales support and product solutions to all our broker partners. Emerson Reid’s mission is to differentiate brokers from their competition through the introduction of new and innovative programs while providing the tools, knowledge, and support necessary to expand and protect their brokers business.   

Emerson Reid is a true wholesale general agency – just like MIS. They have 300+ employees across seven states and they manage over $4.5 billion of insured premium with more than 1.5 million total insured lives (medical & ancillary). MIS is proud to become a part of this great organization. 

As one of our valuable broker partners, you will continue to access the resources and expertise currently in place. Same great services; same convenient location; same phenomenal support staff to ensure your ongoing success. As part of the merger with Emerson Reid, we will be introducing to you an expanded set of tools, solutions, products and expertise that you will have access to. Just a few examples include:

  • Emerson Reid’s specialized departments, including ancillary, compliance, marketing, Medicare, and specialty (PEOs, ICHRAs);
  • Compliance bulletins, videos, and webinars, along with educational content and simplified carrier documents all in one easy place;
  • Digital Marketing Center (including professionally designed email campaigns at your fingertips with personalized branding & real-time tracking);
  • Personalized agent websites; and MORE!
Vist Emerson Reid's website at emersonreid.com

Why May Insurance Services?

May Insurance Services, Inc. is a full service brokerage agency. Established in 1990, we serve agents throughout Ohio.

May Insurance Services, Inc. specializes in medical, dental, disability and other ancillary insurance for individuals, businesses and seniors. We have a large product portfolio with multiple carriers.

May Insurance Services, Inc. is here to help you build your business. Our experienced staff will assist you with every aspect of sales and service.

May Insurance Services, Inc. is one of seven general agencies that constitute BrokerNet, Inc. This relationship gives us “Strength in Numbers” and leverage with carriers thereby allowing us to provide benefits that other smaller agencies can not. In particular, this allows us to develop enhanced relationships with carriers that benefit you and your clients.

Our Mission

  • Provide brokers with the best sales support available.
  • Provide brokers with all the necessary tools to provide the best possible service to their clients.

Our Promise

  • We are constantly searching for new and improved products and services to enhance our portfolio and are committed to serving you with honesty and integrity.

Meet The Team

The following is a brief description of your MIS/ERC team and each member's responsibilities. You will see that they provide years of experience and a willingness to assist you in any way they can. Please use this as a guide for any of your service-related issues.

John May
John MaySenior Vice President, Broker RelationshipsJohn.May@emersonreid.com
John began his career in the insurance business as a personal producer many years ago. He quickly learned that providing a superior level of expertise and service to his clients lead to more opportunities. After establishing himself as an Employee Benefits Expert, he founded May Insurance Services over 25 years ago as a way to share his knowledge and sales skills with other insurance brokers. Today, he focuses his talents on the strategic planning and further development of MIS through strong carrier, broker and employee relationships. Treating everyone with honesty, integrity and respect has proven to be a successful formula for John and the entire MIS team.


Steve Beck
Steve BeckAccount Executive - Senior & Individual ProductsSteve.Beck@emersonreid.com
The individual medical and Medicare marketplaces are more complicated than ever and Steve is the perfect resource to help all MIS brokers steer their way through the vast array of products in our portfolio. His sole focus is to educate and support brokers by helping you find the best solution to fit your specific clients’ needs. His widespread knowledge of both these product markets is invaluable and he stands ready to help you with any questions or challenges you have. You can rely on Steve to provide outstanding service no matter how complicated the issue.
Scott Lewis
Scott LewisAccount Executive - Group Medical ProductsScott.Lewis@emersonreid.com
Scott’s tenured career in the health and life insurance business spans over three decades. His extensive background along with his NAHU self-funding advisor certification make him an invaluable resource to all. While focusing his efforts on the employer group market, he is able to help brokers traverse this complex marketplace with creative solutions for all group sizes. Scott’s top priority is supporting brokers by providing the best solutions along with outstanding and reliable service.
Jackie Turner
Jackie TurnerAccount Executive - Group AncillaryJackie.Turner@emersonreid.com
With an extensive background in broker support, Jackie knows what it takes to get the job done. Her product knowledge and world class sales support in the health insurance brokerage community is unparalleled. She champions all group ancillary sales. Jackie is a wealth of knowledge and stands ready to help.
Adam Gahm
Adam GahmAccount Executive - Group Medical ProductsAdam.Gahm@emersonreid.com
Enthusiastic, genuine, fun-loving, passionate, honest and friendly – these are just few of the words that best describe Adam. His mission to help brokers find the best solutions for their clients and continually grow their group medical business is driven by his energetic personality. The well-rounded experience he has working in both the insurance carrier and wholesale brokerage markets make him an excellent source of product and market knowledge. His fresh perspective and innovative marketing ideas allow him to stand out above the competition.
Russ Simonsen
Russ SimonsenAccount Executive - My Benefit Advisor (MBA)Russ.Simonsen@mybenefitadvisor.com
Innovative solutions, top-notch customer service and loyal relationships are what make Russ the perfect resource for brokers who want to refer their clients in the senior marketplace. His specialty is helping clients navigate through various product options to find a solution that works best while maintaining the integrity of the broker's direct relationship to that client. His longevity and expertise in the health insurance business make him an industry leader and someone that everyone wants to work with.
Mindy Van Order
Mindy Van OrderERC Team Leader/Group Renewal SpecialistMindy.VanOrder@emersonreid.com
The backbone of the MIS Marketing Team, Mindy utilizes her vast experience in the insurance field to support all lines of coverage at MIS. In addition to coordinating broker meetings, webinars & communications, she also spearheads group renewal activity – negotiating with the carriers on behalf of our brokers to minimize rate increases and manage benefit plan changes. Everyone who works with Mindy raves about her follow through and incredible broker support.


Karla Bennett
Karla BennettBroker Consultant -Quoting & Agent Licensing (Group)Karla.Bennett@emersonreid.com
With multiple decades of health insurance experience, Karla leads our group medical and ancillary quoting division, as well as handling group carrier appointments & licensing. Even though she juggles multiple responsibilities, Karla thrives on providing quick & accurate turn-around in everything she does.
Julie Leppert
Julie LeppertBroker Consultant - SeniorJulie.Leppert@emersonreid.com
Tackling the responsibility of all individual and senior new business administration and service is no small task – but Julie Leppert’s background in benefits administration has equipped her to manage and thrive in this key role. Her problem solving skill set and conscientious attention to detail make her a wonderful resource to everyone working with her.
David Linn
David LinnSenior Vice PresidentDave.Linn@emersonreid.com
Dave is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of our fast-paced office. His vast management experience combined with a straight-forward and caring approach to a job well-done are clear in everything he gets involved in.
Rhonda Murray
Rhonda MurrayAccount Executive - My Benefit Advisor (MBA)Rhonda.Murray@mybenefitadvisor.com
Rhonda’s extensive background in benefits administration make her the perfect resource to handle all specialized account management needs. Her “can-do” problem solving attitude and prioritized focus on providing world class customer service are evident in everything she does and the results she obtains.
Lynette Jones
Lynette JonesCommission AnalystLynette.Jones@emersonreid.com
With her extensive background in business analytics and accounting, Lynette is more than up to the challenge of handling broker commissions, production and financial reporting as well as data analysis in our ever-evolving business.
Jodi Lewis
Jodi LewisBroker Consultant - Group Jodi.Lewis@emersonreid.com
Managing all group new business and service is no easy task – which is why we have our own “Super-Woman” – Jodi - tackling the job. She works with brokers to ensure a seamless and efficient new sales submission process. And, once the group is in place, she safeguards that group by assisting brokers with any and all service-related items post issue. No matter how busy she gets, Jodi finds a way to give personalized attention to each broker and their specific needs.
Susan May
Susan MayBrokerNet Administration/Special ProjectsSusan.May@emersonreid.com
Our own “fountain of knowledge,” Susan utilizes her years of insurance carrier experience to support both MIS and BrokerNet in multiple agency aspects including, but not limited to: marketing ideas, sales support, incentives, communications, agent payroll and strategic planning.