J.D. Resley Associates, Inc. is a employee benefits brokerage and consulting agency headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Established in 1984, the agency has been a consistent top performing broker in Indiana with clients throughout the Midwest as well as nationally who trust them to design, implement, and manage employee-benefits programs. Contact us at (317) 844-1049 today to discuss your needs and get a no-cost or -obligation quote on insurance services for businesses and individuals.


J. David Resley, CLU*

Dave Resley had been in the insurance business for almost 15 years when he founded the company that bears his name. He graduated from The Ohio State University in 1970 with a degree in accounting, and immediately went to work as a group sales and service representative for the Great-West Life Assurance Co. in Columbus.

After 6 years as a top producing agent for Great West Life, Resley was promoted to Branch Manager of Indianapolis in 1976 where he remained until he began laying the groundwork for his own agency. A Chartered Life Underwriter, he is a Lifetime Member of the Million-Dollar Round Table and maintains memberships in the following industry organizations:

  • Society of Financial Service Professionals
  • National Association of Life Underwriters
  • National Association of Health Underwriters

James C. Daly

Jim Daly joined the firm in 2003 after a long and successful career in the telecommunications and consulting business to head our Midwest expansion efforts and grow revenues, and he continues to deliver industry-leading performance. A 1986 graduate of Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island, he earned a bachelor’s degree in business with a concentration in marketing. Prior to joining J.D. Resley Associates, Daly was the Senior Vice President, General Business Division at Teleglobe Business Solutions, a $2 Billion telecommunications service provider headquartered in Canada.

Having previously led sales and service teams in major markets including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington D.C., Daly has helped grow J.D. Resley revenues by more than 80% since 2003. In 2009 he became a partner and co-owner of the company. He sits on advisory boards and has attained top level production status for all of the major insurance carriers in the markets he serves. He has accreditation for all facets of employee benefits products including group, individual, Medicare products, Life, Disability, and Long Term Care Insurance.

John David Resley IV

John Resley was 3 when he moved to the Indianapolis area with his family in 1976. He attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School before earning a degree at Ball State University. He joined the firm his father founded in 2005.

The younger Resley has demonstrated professionalism in consulting with corporate clients to understand their unique business objectives, designing innovative, cost-saving strategies that align with the company’s goals. His broad base of specialties includes the following:

  • Plan-design analysis
  • Consumer-driven health plans
  • Employer-sponsored wellness program development and implementation

Betsy Wentworth

Office Manager

Renee Noe

Account Manager

Trust the Professionals

The team at J.D. Resley Associates, Inc. is proud to provide unparalleled service to our customers. Ours is a high-tech, high-touch business that deserves personal attention, which is why we spend about half our time on the road, meeting with clients to make sure their benefits are adding value to the bottom line.

Call our Indiana office at (317) 844-1049 for a no-cost or -obligation quote and analysis of your existing insurance plan. We look forward to hearing from you!