Mark Thornton

Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits

Mark Thornton is Senior Vice President of Employee Benefits for First Merchants Insurance Group, with offices in both the Muncie and Indianapolis locations. Mark has more than 25 years of experience in Employee Benefit Consulting and specializes in the Self Funded area for all size groups.

In the years prior to FMIG, Mark owned and operated Thornton & Associates for five years, managed and operated a Marketing & Sales department for a Third Party Administrator for five years, and for 10 years he has managed Employee Benefit Departments. In addition to bringing a vast amount of Employee Benefits knowledge, Mark prides himself on being an out-of-the-box thinker and a long-term relationship partner, finding answers to medical cost drivers, and being a great negotiator and problem solver.

Mark has lived in Indiana all of his life and is very involved in his community.

Call Mark at 317.213.5083 or email him at


Funds are not insured by the FDIC, and are not deposits of, or guaranteed by, First Merchants Bank N.A. or any of its affiliates. Funds are subject to investment risk if the insurance has a cash value, including possible loss of the principal amount invested. Insurance products are made available through First Merchants Insurance Services, Inc., a licensed insurance agency affiliate of First Merchants Bank, N.A. Insurance products are underwritten by, and are the obligations of, the insurance companies that issue the insurance policies; these insurance companies are not affiliated with First Merchants Bank, N.A.

Mark Thornton
Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits

Self funded medical plans, employee benefit analysis, identifying and reducing claim costs


Cell: 317.213.5083
Fax: 317.844.2985

10333 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46290