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.

Annual Midwest Chapter Sponsorship
Annual sponsors make 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 select promotional materials that are viewed by key industry professionals in your local market2020 sponsorship has closed as of February 14, 2020.

Have an idea for a topic or want to speak at a Chapter event? Contact one of the committee members listed below.

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Upcoming Events

2020 Midwest Chapter Golf Tournament
Jun 29, 2020 - Jun 29, 2020
River Grove, IL

Steering Committee

Angela M Cox (Chapter Chair) - The Hartford Financial Lines
Joseph V Catalano (Chapter Committee) - AmWINS Brokerage of Illinois, LLC
Adam E Pietras (Chapter Committee) - Markel
Orsola M Meo (Chapter Committee) - Argo Pro
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
Warren Poetzing (Chapter Committee) - United States Liability Insurance Group
Mark Rector (Chapter Committee) - Lloyd's
Diana Knezevici (Chapter Committee) - Tokio Marine HCC
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