The board of directors of Medical Assurance Company of Mississippi has appointed Robert M. Jones as the company’s president and CEO. He is succeeding Michael D. Houpt, who retired after 36 years of continuous service to the company. Jones has been associated with MACM for over 27 years, but officially joined MACM as legal counsel in January 2004.
Before coming to MACM, Jones was in private law practice for 26 years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi in 1975 and his juris doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1978. While in private practice, he represented physicians and medical groups with respect to general health care, corporate, real estate and business law matters. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Mississippi Bar, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, American Health Lawyers Association and the American Association of Corporate Counsel.
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