Succession Announcement

Retirement of Robert M. Jones

Medical Assurance Company of Mississippi (MACM) announces the retirement of President and Chief Executive Officer Robert M. Jones. Rob has worked for MACM for 37 years, first as outside Legal Counsel, then inside General Counsel, and for the last 10 years as President and Chief Executive Officer. MACM expresses heartfelt gratitude to Rob for his outstanding leadership and unwavering dedication to the company. His guidance has been invaluable, and his commitment has truly made a difference.

Michael M. Beckett, Jr., MBA, is MACM’s new President and Chief Executive Officer

MACM is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael M. Beckett, Jr., MBA, as the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 20, 2024. This successful search was conducted by the MACM Board of Directors with the assistance of leading national executive search firm The Jacobson Group.

A trusted advisor to the medical malpractice insurance industry, Michael brings more than 30 years of experience within the insurance space to his new role at MACM. He has garnered a reputation for achieving strategic development success in new markets, as well as building the trust and retention of current policyholders and customers.

Michael’s impressive insurance career includes roles with State Farm, AIG, and Nationwide, as well as a 20-year tenure at MAG Mutual Insurance Company. Most recently, he served as their National Business Development Officer. In this role, Michael led the company’s market expansion from a Southeast regional focus to a competitive full 50-state national program. His background features extensive experience in strategic business development, sales, underwriting, business operations and project management.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from the College of Charleston with a minor in communications. He also earned a Master of Business Administration at the Keller Graduate School of Management with a certificate in project management.

Eric A. McVey, III, MD
Chairman of the Board
Medical Assurance Company of Mississippi