M.J. Hall & Company of Alaska has named Jessica Barker (pictured) as its newest vice president and general manager of the regional operation.
Prior to her promotion, Barker was serving M.J. Hall & Company of Alaska as a broker for five years. She brings 26 years of industry experience to her new role, with a career which spans agency, managing general agent, and underwriting work.
“Independent and adventurous, Jessica is an ideal representative for M.J. Hall in Alaska,” a company statement said of the promotion, adding that her ability to combine the intricacies of the business with the specific needs of the communities of Alaska is a “key factor” in M.J. Hall’s continued growth and success in the state.
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