A U.S. Military Veteran-Owned & State Of Texas HUB Certified Business
About the Martin Insurance Group
Martin Insurance Group, LLP is a 30+ year legacy headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. As a military veteran with a servant-attitude, Ted Martin founded MIGLLP in 1985 and within a handful of years grew to become one of San Antonio’s largest independently owned employee benefits specialists & consulting firms in the region. Before long, a number of San Antonio’s largest private sector employers began using his professional services & concepts because they simply worked. Today, with the assistance & contributions from Taylor Martin as CEO, and our dedicated full service support staff, the firm continues to grow because of its tradition to deliver only the highest level of concierge quality services. MIG’s formal training & hands on experience in the ever-changing field of employee benefits, risk management & compliance consulting continues to save employers both time and money. MIG’s long list of turn-key administrative services directly cut employer’s bottom line costs while reducing their liabilities and risk exposures. MIG’s compliance team works with employers and their HR managers by educating HR & Benefits department personnel as well as providing them updates as the laws continue to change. The ACA Law imposes numerous reporting, administration, recordkeeping and HIPAA requirements on all employer plans, which means that regardless of size, all employers need the professional guidance & assistance from a professional team like Martin Insurance Group!
Ted M. Martin, President; MPA, LUTCF, RHU, REBC, CLU
Ted is a highly experienced and formally educated (REBC) registered employee benefits consultant. As a (RHU) Registered Health Underwriter with over 25 years of hands on experience, he posses and a high level of expertise underwriting, plan design, funding alternatives in self-funding, level funding and fully insured programs. In short, Ted has gained a reputation as your “go to guy” by his colleagues and clients. Ted is also a (CLU) Certified Life Underwriter, which enables him to deliver informed advice to clients in the areas of risk management, key man life protection as well as in employer retirement plans. Ted takes a consultative approach to problem solving resulting in the best short and long term solutions for employers and individuals. As military veteran, a husband, father and Christian man, Ted never confuses his priorities, his integrity and his family values are reflective in the way he listens and collaborates with his team of strategically selected alliance partners to deliver the most comprehensive solutions for his clients. Ted has earned an impressive list of formal educational degrees and industry designations that affirms his commitment to our clients and this industry. Ted continues to earn his client’s confidence as their Trusted Advisor of choice year after year. His education and credentials include:
- Registered Health Underwriter
- Registered Employee Benefits Consultant
- Chartered Life Underwriter
- Graduate - Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow
- Master's Degree - Business Management
- State of Texas Licensed Life & Health Consultant
- State of Texas Certified Small Group Specialist
- State of Texas HUB Certified Contractor
- Bexar County & City of San Antonio MBE/SBE/Veteran Business Enterprise
- A United States Military Veteran – U.S. Army
- Ted has served in several insurance company Broker Boards & Broker Advisory Committees that have resulted in his input and feedback to carrier top management teams in areas of how to increase service delivered to clients, more effective plan designs, revise underwriting requirements, more cost effective rating concepts & how to lessen the burdensome amount of paperwork requirements from employers& their employees. Over the years, many of his recommendations have been used in the redesigning of forms and service delivered by several of the national A+ carriers like Blue Cross, Aetna, Humana and United Health Care.
Taylor M. Martin, BA, REBC, Chief Executive Officer
Taylor Martin is a graduate of Texas State University with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Communication Studies. He is a State of Texas licensed Life & Health agent with almost a decade of experience in the employee benefits and plan administration industry and holds the professional designation of Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC), which is one of the highest forms of recognition in the health insurance industry. Taylor’s early years in the industry was spent undergoing extensive training in agency operations to include the overseeing of all the account management customer service duties for our client groups. Fast forward and Taylor has assumed the position of MIG’s CEO and now successfully trains and manages employees while tending to his sales & marketing duties to our growing brokerage. Taylor is a wellness & exercise advocate, who uses his commitment and self-discipline style of thinking in his everyday work to produce high quality results for our clients. Taylor and his wife recently welcomed their newborn daughter into the world, whom he enjoys spending time with both when not at work. His other interests include exercising, trucks/cars, target shooting and interacting with his longtime friends. He is someone who believes in long term friendships, commitments and trust.
Debra Perez, Senior Account Manager
Debra is a highly experienced customer service specialist and senior account manager. Debra has been in the insurance industry for 14 years and holds a dual license in Life & Health as well as Property & Casualty. Debra continues to grow in her career, and strives to learn all that she can as she takes pride in being the best customer service advocate for our clients. She knows that the more insurance knowledge she gains equates to better assisting our clients and their employees. Debra is gifted with a servant’s heart. She enjoys helping and assisting others and volunteers her time in youth programs and others area charities. Debra is a single mother and devotes her time to her family and friends. She enjoys riding her motorcycle, hunting with her father on their deer lease and continues to serve as the Youth Ministries Deacon at her church. She has been blessed with a cheerful can-do attitude and is always ready to help others with an eagerness to serve.
Crystal Jarrett, Account Manager
Crystal is one of our military veterans that Martin Insurance Group is proud to have. Crystal served 12 years with the United States Navy and was deploy overseas with her unit. She joined us with a wealth of life and service to others experience, which has helped her learn and excel in the insurance industry at an impressive rate. Crystal is a people person, takes pride in her work and delivers quality results in all she does. Crystal has easily gained an abundance of knowledge in managing customer accounts with a high degree of integrity. Her energy and abilities make her a much respected team member of Martin insurance Group. Crystal is committed to her job and to delivering nothing less than concierge level high quality prompt services to our clients. She is dependable, trustworthy and solution oriented in everything she does and delivers in all she promises. When Crystal is not a work, she prides herself in being a Mom and spending time with her three beautiful children.
Elizabeth Luker Martin, Chief Financial Officer
Elizabeth is a State Licensed Agent and the Chief Financial Officer for Martin Insurance Group. As one of our agency’s principals she is involved in several facets of our agency’s financial management by working and collaborating in planning strategies with our firm’s president & other company officers on an on-going basis. When she is not working she enjoys traveling, interior design, and spending time with her grandchildren and two puppies.