J. Michael Miley has been inaugurated as the new chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big “I”), with Mike Donohoe as chairman elect, Bobby Bramlett as vice chairman and Randy Lanoix as the new executive committee member.

J. Michael Miley began his insurance career in 1973 and joined the Gibson Insurance Group in 1983. In 1978 he joined the Marshall-Fulton-Starke Counties Independent Insurance Agents Association and went on to serve as president. He served on numerous committees for the Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana (IIAI). In 1992, he was elected to the IIAI executive committee and served as president in 1995. Miley was elected as Indiana’s representative on the Big “I” national board of directors in 1997.

Mike Donohoe is owner and agent of the James R. Weir Insurance Agency in Mankato, Minn. He was elected to the Big “I” Executive Committee in September 2006. Donohoe has contributed to the independent agency system in a variety of ways, including serving the Minnesota Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers as its president and as its representative on the Big “I” national board of directors.

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