LITTLE ROCK, AR (December 2, 2019) – MJ Kelly, a national commercial insurance brokerage headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, has hired Julia Stevenson as Branch Manager of its Little Rock office.  Stevenson joins MJ Kelly with extensive experience in the insurance industry, along with underwriting and management experience.

Stevenson began her insurance career in 2003 and has held numerous roles; most notably being the Southeast Regional Underwriting Director and Atlanta Branch Manager for Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, followed by the Southeast Regional Vice President for Marine at Starr Companies.  Stevenson has also done independent business consulting for the insurance industry.

“Ms. Stevenson is a fantastic addition to our MJ Kelly team.  She will bring a fresh outsider’s perspective to our organization!  Her proven track record of effective leadership, underwriting expertise, and enhanced operational processes will have a significant impact on our Little Rock branches growth trajectory,” said Brian Barrilleaux, President of MJ Kelly.

About MJ Kelly

MJ Kelly is a full-service managing general agency and wholesale brokerage company that provides innovative and competitive insurance products to independent insurance agents. Founded in Springfield, MO in 1976, MJ Kelly has a broad geographic footprint; with office locations spanning Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina and Louisiana. MJ Kelly’s products have national reach, but our team’s focus is always on our local agents. For more information about MJ Kelly, please visit