INDIANAPOLIS - Two Indiana-based insurance agencies are joining forces. Indianapolis-based McGowan Insurance Group and Jackson-McCormick Insurance, which has offices in Lafayette and Lebanon, have merged and will move forward under the McGowan name.

The company now has nearly 50 employees and operates from three offices located in Indianapolis, Lebanon and Lafayette. 

"This is a wonderful development and opportunity for both our employees and our valued clients,” said Hugh McGowan, president and chief executive officer, in a news release. 

Todd Jackson, former president of Jackson-McCormick, will become partner of McGowan Insurance Group and a member of the senior leadership team.