Insurance Associates

Insurance Associates is a peer networking group that builds and strengthens the relationships of the next generation of Chicago area insurance executives.

The benefits of membership include FREE admission to Association of Lloyd's Brokers seminars, discounts for IA events and ethics classes, and special invitations to industry networking events.


Executive Board

Kent Larson, CNA – President

Brett Mandel, Sompo International – Vice President

Bri Boehm, AmWINS – Treasurer

Rob Grabek, Starr Specialty Property – Secretary

Stephanie Hodges, Munich Re – Webmaster

Patrick Mueller, Chubb – Mentorship Chair

Kelly Sorensen, Brown & Riding – President Emeritus



Karly Shannon, RT Specialty

Morgan Grady, Aon

Mac Olson, Arthur J. Gallagher

Lauryn Appelbaum, Great American

Sean Fitzgerald, Sompo International

Sterrett Woods, GenRe

Brien Heimbuch, Risk Placement Services