Published: May 13, 2020

McEldowney Named 2019 Agent of the Year

The following was published by the Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana ( It was reprinted with permission from Melissa Hall, Director of Communications. The article features Jason McEldowney (Delta Theta/Toledo 1995).

Jason McEldowney, CIC, CRM, AFSB, from Pillar Group Risk Management in Indianapolis, Ind. is the recipient of the 2019 Big I Indiana Agent of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize the outstanding performance and achievement of an individual who is an agent member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana. This individual must be a licensed agent and contribute to the agency’s performance through production and/or other management activities.

McEldowney is the vice president of Indiana sales with his agency. He believes an independent agent’s role is the pivotal bridge between clients and insurance companies. He strives to understand everything about his clients’ needs and have excellent relationships built with carriers so that he can provide the perfect fit. “The best agents are dedicated to their careers, are loyal and responsive to their clients, and are committed to continuous learning and growing as professionals,” he said. He has made education a priority and has earned three designations.

Throughout his career, McEldowney has been honored with multiple awards, including Producer of the Year from Diamond Brothers Insurance (of which Pillar Group is a division) and the Gold Award for Excellence from the Indiana Surety Association (ISA). He’s served on the boards of the Construction Financial Management Association and the Indiana Surety Association and committees for Indiana Construction, Inc. and Indiana Subcontractors Association. 

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