Chicagoland Board - Committee Officers and Members

Chicagoland IIA is an organized local affiliate of Big I Illinois. The mission is to advocate on behalf of independent insurance agents throughout Cook County and to bring relevant content to members through professional development, education, and networking opportunities. The overall goals are to inspire, innovate and align members, foster a strong presence and create long-term prosperity for Chicagoland independent insurance agents.

Charles Hruska IV
Charles Hruska IV
Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc.

Chicagoland Board President

Mohammed Ali
Mohammed Ali
Alim Corporation

Director

http://www.aliminsurance.com

Mohammed started Alim Insurance Brokerage in 2012 after working for Near North Insurance Brokerage and Global Benefits Inc. The agency focuses on personal lines, commercial lines, and professional liability insurance.

Amiri Curry
Amiri Curry
Assurance Agency, Ltd.

Director

https://marshmmamidwest.com

Amiri Curry began his insurance career in 1993 in life & health customer service. After leaving the industry to work in financial services, he returned to insurance in 2007, and joined Assurance Agency in 2016. Assurance is a full-service brokerage and Marsh & McLennan Agency, LCC.

David Jenk
David Jenk
Northwest Insurance Brokers

Director

Shannan Kennedy
Shannan Kennedy
Summit

Director

Kevin Lesch
Kevin Lesch
Bartlett Insurance Group, LLC

Director

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.