Mississippi Manufacturers Association Names Renee Johnson Director of Insurance Services

JACKSON, MS (January 23, 2020) — The Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) has named Renee Johnson Director of Insurance Services. Renee is replacing Foster Welburn, who retired in December 2019 after 23 years of employment with the association.

“Since 2004, Renee has been with the MMA in the workers comp and insurance divisions. She is well-versed in these fields and I believe she will excel in this new role,” said John McKay, MMA President and CEO. 

As Director of Insurance Services, Renee’s responsibilities will be to oversee the division’s workers’ compensation, multi-state coverages, commercial property, umbrella coverage, loss control and claim services, and auto, products and general liability. She will also continue overseeing sales as a Managing General Agent (MGA) with Berkley Southeast Insurance Group, maintain relationships with agents and insureds, and manage the association’s member health benefits, which include dental, vision, critical illness, life, accident, cancer, and supplemental health insurance. 

Renee received a bachelor of science in psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. She also holds a health insurance, and property and casualty insurance agents’ license for the state of Mississippi. Renee resides in Madison, MS with her husband, Shelby, and four children.