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360 W. Illinois,

Number 620

Chicago, IL 60610

Cell phone: (219) 746-7777



OBJECTIVE:        To utilize my skills to do what I like to do best…produce business. My niche has been in the construction industry. My past track record and intense drive to build a book of business will allow me to be a successful producer. I want to thrive in a positive and supportive culture.  An environment where people love what they do.



JBI Insurance Group (8/2011- Present)

Owner and Operator of Commercial Insurance Agency. Built book of business in excess of $ 1,500,000 in revenue. Represented 12 different Insurance Carriers/Wholesalers most with direct contracts. Insurance advocate for clients in a wide range of industries.


BEKAN Insurance  (8/ 2009- 5/2011)


Vice President Commercial Lines


Producer and manager of commercial producers.


HRH    ( 1/2007-7/2009)


Vice President/Producer


Produced business concentrating on construction accounts and developers over $25,000 in revenue. Become member of the CFMA and the AASC.


The Braman Agency LLC Merrillville, IN   (3/1988 –12/2006)


Senior Vice President

Braman Agency is a full-service, independent insurance and risk management brokerage firm. The agency writes all coverages, including all lines of commercial property & casualty insurance, employee benefits, safety and loss control, medical liability, and 401k.



  • Main responsibility to Produce from cold leads
  • Development of Operations Manager Position, Marketing position and guidelines
  • Developed Construction Unit set up with three Account Managers and a Tech
  • Brought forth concept of Benefits Department
  • Involved with hiring Account Mangers, Operations Manager, IT/Controller position, P&C and Benefits Producers, and train new producers


Total Book of Business in Revenue:

  • Jan 2001 $654,076
  • Jan 2002  $782,754
  • Jan 2003  $896,965
  • Jan 2004  $979,674


In April 2005 developed an Account Manager specifically to assist me in production efforts.  Sent the bottom 20% of book to SBU department, middle 60% was managed by the AE, and I personally maintained the top 20% of the business.  Since making changes, new business revenue annually in primarily Indiana domiciled business:

  • 2005 – $163,964 New Business
  • 2006 through July – $115,051 New Business
  • Total Book $ 1,198,657 Revenue


EDUCATION:   Ball State University – Muncie, Indiana 1983

Bachelor of Science, Management

1998 Obtained the CPCU designation Completed CNA Producer training School

Completed first Session of Sitkins Producer training


2017 Obtained CRIS designation


REFERENCES:       Furnished upon request