Midwest Chapter

The Midwest Chapter provides educational programs and networking events in Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee, Cleveland, St. Louis, and Kansas City. Chapter events are open to anyone wanting to attend and are not limited to individuals within the region. Members and non-members are welcome! CLICK HERE to see all events that are taking place at PLUS.

If you have an idea for a topic or are interested in being considered as a speaker contact one of the committee members listed below.

ANNUAL SPONSORSHIP makes it possible for the Chapter to hold these high quality events. Company sponsor names are posted on the PLUS website, on signage at the Chapter events, and on all promotional materials that are viewed by key industry professionals in your local market.


Upcoming Events

2019 PLUS Midwest Golf Tournament
Jun 06, 2019 - Jun 06, 2019
Lemont, IL

A Day at the Races
Jun 28, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019
Arlington Heights, IL

Steering Committee

Michael A Scott (Chapter Committee) - CNA
Angela M Cox (Chapter Chair) - Maxum Specialty Insurance Group
Joseph V Catalano (Chapter Committee) - AmWINS Brokerage of Illinois, LLC
Adam E Pietras (Chapter Committee) - Markel
Orsola M Meo (Chapter Committee) - ISBA Mutual Insurance Company
Adam Taylor (Chapter Chair) - USLI
Christopher J Nadeau (Chapter Committee) - Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides & Sullivan
Joel Vander Vliet (Chapter Committee) - Skarzynski Marick & Black LLP
Josephine Ramirez (Chapter Committee) - ECC Insurance Brokers, Inc.
Jason M Taylor (Chapter Committee) - Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
Warren Poetzing (Chapter Committee) - United States Liability Insurance Group
Angie Biancalana (Chapter Committee) - Great American Insurance Group
Shantell Bishop (Chapter Committee) - Argo Pro US
Mark Rector (Chapter Committee) - Lloyd's
Kathryn Jercich (Chapter Committee) - Markel
Thomas P Ross (Chapter Committee) - Independent Insurance Agents Association of Illinois
Monica Banasiuk (Chapter Committee) - Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP
Giovanna Bruno (Chapter Committee) - Aon