John Patterson

Senior Vice President, Practice Leader

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Marsh & McLennan Agency, St. Louis, Missouri

John attended the University of Illinois and began his career as a Commercial Lines Underwriter for Bituminous Insurance in Kansas City, MO. He spent six years there underwriting mainly construction and energy risks before moving back to St. Louis to become the Branch Manager for Superior National Insurance. 

In 2000, John joined MMA St. Louis in the marketing department to handle many of MMA’s more challenging insurance placements. He was promoted to Marketing Manager in 2007 and has handled all carrier relations for MMA St. Louis since. He serves on several carrier advisory councils and is former board member of the MAIA and STLIA.

John was recently promoted to Business Insurance Practice Leader and is now responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the Business Insurance practice, but will also still handles carrier relations as well.

John and his wife Theresa have two children and reside in Godfrey, IL where they are active in the community and with several charities.