Jay Sawmiller's Profile and Contact Information
Jay is the Managing Partner of JLA Insurance Group (JLA). He holds designations as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and a Licensed Insurance Counselor (LIC). Jay started in Insurance fresh out of college in 1988, in his hometown, selling home and auto policies at the kitchen tables of his clients. He then spent 14 years as a commercial underwriter for a large national insurer before returning to the agency side and joining JLA in 2003 as a partner and producer. In addition to managing the day to day operation of the agency and mentoring newer agents in the office, Jay serves as agent to a prestigious list of clients across many industries.
Jay is Licensed in Property and Casualty, Life and Health and Surplus Lines.
“My long and rewarding insurance career has introduced me to many different clients and their unique exposures. Whether they purchase insurance at their kitchen table or at their boardroom table they all want the same professional advice from someone in their community that they can trust. I take that responsibility very seriously.”
Jay is a graduate of the University of Findlay where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. While at Findlay he earned multiple varsity letters and served as captain of the Men’s Swimming Team.
Jay serves on the board of a local non-profit dedicated to fitness for individuals with Special Needs. He’s also an active faculty member for the Institute for Continuing Legal Ed (I.C.L.E.).