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Our leaders have the experience, agility, and courage to transform the company.

Painting the vision of fully protected communities

The Community Insurance Group leadership team blends extensive industry expertise and a history of scaling insurance programs with visionary thinking. Meet the team that is leading the next generation of risk management for companies of all sizes.

Jeff Sargeant
Jeff Sargeant, CPIA


A 20+ year veteran of the insurance industry, Jeff is a graduate of Sidney High School and Ohio Wesleyan University.


He is a past member of the Agent Advisory Councils for: Motorists Insurance, Indiana Insurance, Ohio Mutual Insurance, and Liberty Mutual. Past Director of MarketSource Agency Network. Jeff has also served on many boards and committees in his local community.

James Johnson
James Johnson, CPRM

Vice President of Operations

James joined the agency in 2004 and attended Miami University and Sinclair Community College.


He has been a track coach at Botkins Local Schools and a board member of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke Counties.

Mick McClurg
Mick McClurg, CIC, CWCA

Executive Vice President

After graduating from the University of Findlay, Mick began his insurance career as an underwriter for Cincinnati Insurance. He brings over 30 years of experience and leadership in the insurance industry to the agency.


He is an active member of the Elks and St. Patrick’s church in Troy, OH. Mick is also an AAU basketball coach.

Jamie Mescher, CIC, CWCA

Vice President

Jamie is a graduate of Versailles High School and the University of Findlay. He began his insurance career in 1999. He provides guidance on Human Resources, OSHA, DOT, safety, and workers compensation.


He is involved with the Minster Civic Association, the St. Augustine Church Council, Minster Journeyman’s Club, and a member of SIFE. Jamie also helps coach kid’s sports.

Eric Epperly
Eric Epperly, CIC

Vice President

Eric is a graduate of Versailles High School and The Ohio State University.


He is involved with Versailles Youth Wrestling, Youth Baseball and Youth Junior Track and Field as a coach, and is an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Versailles.

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