Savage & Associates Welcomes Jake Cox

November 7, 2015 – Savage & Associates is pleased to announce that Jake Cox, has joined the firm as its newest Group Benefits Consultant. Jake has nearly 20 years of experience in the group benefits business across Ohio. While Jake enjoyed working on the actuarial and technical side of the business, he has decided to focus on a more traditional broker approach with Savage & Associates.
“Jake will be a great addition as we continue to expand our presence in Northwest Ohio,” said J.R. Toland, President and CEO. “He demonstrates the clear commitment to client success that we look for in a new member of our team. I am confident that Jake will be an asset to have on board.”

Savage and Associates was founded in 1957 by the late John F. Savage in Toledo, Ohio. The firm was built on John’s belief that “business goes where it’s invited and remains where it’s appreciated.”

Jake Cox
Jake Cox

Scott Walsh, Vice President of Executive Benefits states, “I’m very excited to have someone of Jake’s caliber join Savage & Associates. Not only does he exemplify the high degree of professionalism we expect from our associates, but he brings a skill set that will also help us grow as an organization. Jake has a proven track record of providing great advice to many mid‐market employers.”
“The opportunity to work collaboratively with professionals driven to supporting the goals and objectives of the client is refreshing. I am excited to be part of the team at Savage & Associates.” Jake said of his decision to join the firm.

Savage & Associates, Inc. is comprised of more than 50 independent advisors and over 55 staff and employees serving individuals, professionals, and business owners by helping minimize financial risk and maximize opportunities.  Today, Savage & Associates serves thousands of clients with products and services that include Personal Financial Management, Risk Management, Insurance, Estate Conservation Strategies, Retirement Strategies, Investment Strategies, Business Insurance and Succession Strategies, Employee and Executive Benefits.

Savage and Associates has offices in Toledo, Bowling Green, Findlay and Upper Sandusky, Ohio. Securities and advisory services are offered through Royal Alliance Associates, a registered broker-dealer and a registered investment advisor. For more information, visit

Jake Cox
Group Benefits Consultant