Meet the Team
Jim Fountain is the President and Partner of Meridian-Penn and is instrumental in leading, creating, and implementing a national vision for Meridian-Penn. After 16 years in youth ministry with young life Jim began his 28 year career in the insurance industry.
When not working Jim serves as a leader in his community through various board roles as well as being heavily engaged in a number of mentoring programs across the country. He finds his greatest fulfillment is being with his wife and family.
Mandi Baker, CMIS™
Mandi Baker is the Director of Meridian-Penn, a full service FMO, with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operations. She has over 20 years of insurance experience and a passion for working in the senior market. Mandi uses that passion to help empower agents and agencies to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace. She is a member of the VFW Auxiliary and has a fondness for working with veterans both personally and professionally.
When Mandi is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, her family, and her dogs.
With a background in graphic design Catherine uses her creative skills to enhance the Meridian-Penn brand. She works closely with the team to make sure all the materials that are sent out accurately depict the values Meridian-Penn stands for. Catherine has been designing in many different industries since graduating from Michigan State University in 2015.
When she is not behind her computer screen, Catherine enjoys renovating her home and spending time with her husband, dogs, and daughter.
We would love an opportunity to speak with you to share how Meridian-Penn can drive results for your agency.