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Staff Highlight: Miriah Smith is The New Director of Operations at JT Bates Group

By Seth Hird | Posted on June 19, 2020

Press Releases| Rental Shield™

The Promotion of Miriah Smith

GEORGETOWN, TX – June 19, 2020 – Our CEO, Jayme Bates, announced that Miriah Smith has been promoted to Director of Operations! This is an exciting time for Mirah, her family, and her co-workers.

“Miriah has a proven track record of intentionally working to grow the business and work in the best interest of her clients and coworkers. She’s been with us from the start and continues to push the business forward with process improvements and new ideas,” said Bates.

Miriah Smith

Smith joined JT Bates Group in 2011 and most recently served as operations manager, where she directly or indirectly manages a team of twelve associates. During her time at JT Bates Group, she has gained experience in certificate management, managed claims, obtained her producer’s license, and most recently helped design a new product called Rental Shield.

Rental Shield allows us to target a different customer and diversify our business. We can do this while meeting the growing demand in the marketplace for a short-term insurance product. It’s a testament to Miriah’s dedication to driving our business forward and serving the industry well. She’s an asset to our team, and we’re blessed to have her working here,” said Bates.

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About JT Bates Group

JT Bates Group specializes in risk management products for equipment dealers, rental companies, and material handling equipment dealers. We are currently number 18 on the Fast 50 List. This list, compiled of the 50 fastest growing privately-owned companies in central Ohio by Columbus Business First.

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