Jason B. Lester is Sycamore Insurance Associates’ new vice president of sales. He has 13 years of risk management experience in the commercial property, casualty and employee benefit fields. His primary focus is working directly with business owners to develop appropriate risk management strategies, with a focus on the health care, energy, equipment/auto dealer and manufacturing industries.
Lester has extensive experience in both property and casualty and group benefit plans and has been directly involved in managing multi-state employers with 1000-plus employees. At Sycamore he utilizes this experience to develop risk management strategies that will help his clients achieve maximum yield with minimum risk, assure the safety of their assets and protect them from catastrophe by careful negotiation on their behalf.
He is a First Financial President’s Award winner as well as a Chairman Council Award recipient from Federated Mutual Insurance. He is a member of the State and National Associations of Health Underwriters. He holds life and health as well as property and casualty licenses in Indiana, Illinois and Ohio and is a designated Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).
A Mooresville, Ind., native, Lester received his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He was previously employed with insurance firms in Terre Haute and Indianapolis.
Sycamore Insurance Associates is an independent agency offering a full line of insurance products, including commercial and personal lines. It was founded by Donald T. "Scotty" Scott, a fourth-generation insurance provider, in 2010. The agency offers group benefit and wellness services to both large and small employers.