Budget And Finance Committee - Committee Officers and Members

The purpose of the Budget and Finance Committee is to prepare a budget of the estimated receipts and expenses for the upcoming fiscal year and advise the association on all financial matters.

Cindy Jackman
Cindy Jackman
Arlington/Roe

Executive Committee Liaison

http://www.arlingtonroe.com

Cindy Jackman began her career in insurance in 1984. After 34 years on the agency side, she joined Arlington/Roe as the Central/Southern IL Marketing Manager and enjoys helping independent agents enhance and grow their agencies.

Patrick Taphorn
Patrick Taphorn
Unland Insurance & Benefits

Executive Committee Liaison

http://www.unland.com

Pat Taphorn began his career with James Unland & Co., Inc. in 1989 in an Accounting and Operations position and moved into a sales role in 1994. He took over as President in January of 2016 and still has agent responsibilities. He oversees all four agency locations. The agency provides Commercial & Personal P&C, Life, Health and Employee Benefits and financial services.

Mark Kuchar
Mark Kuchar
Big I Illinois

Staff Liaison

• Accounting
• Tax Inquires
• Agency Payment Solutions

Phil Lackman
Phil Lackman
Big I Illinois

Staff Liaison

• IIA of IL/IIABA Management
• Strategic Planning
• Press Inquiries

Thomas Evans
Thomas Evans
Biglow & Company, Assured Partners

Budget Finance Committee Member

https://biglowins.com

Tom Evans began his career in the insurance industry in 1996. He spent time at Franklin Life, Insure One and Esser Hayes Insurance Group before joining the Crum-Halsted Agency, an agency that offers personal, commercial, and life and health insurance.

Kevin Lesch
Kevin Lesch
Bartlett Insurance Group, LLC

Budget Finance Committee Member

http://www.arachasgroup.com

Kevin started in the industry at his father’s agency. In 2013, he took over as president of the agency and in 2015, bought out both partners. Currently, Kevin is the COO of Arachas Group, a Keystone Partner.

Allyson Padilla
Allyson Padilla
Blank's Insurance Agency

Budget Finance Committee Member

http://www.blanksinsurance.com

Allyson Padilla was born into Blank’s Insurance Agency but began her insurance career full-time in 2008. The agency provides all types of insurance and bonds, including personal lines and commercial insurance. She works in all facets of the agency but is primarily focused on commercial lines, agency marketing and advertising.