Creativity Among Tradition

...our ever-changing industry requires the
best agency to keep a fresh perspective
and be as creative as possible.

Like any good broker, we will always help your company find the best carrier fit and most competitive pricing. But a great consultant needs to go way beyond that. Here are just some of the areas in which Stumm Insurance excels in delivering you top-notch service:
  • Customized Group Benefit Reporting
  • Timely delivery of renewals
  • Efficient decision-making process
  • Relevant benchmarking
  • Employee contribution modeling
  • Creative open enrollment communication
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) roll-out
  • Healthcare Reform Education (for both employers & employees)
  • Online enrollment portal
  • Enrollment administration support
  • Wellness program assistance
  • Employee benefits help desk
  • COBRA administration
  • FMLA outsourcing guidance
  • ERISA compliance & 5500 preparation
  • Marketplace (Exchange) / SHOP analysis
Creative Solutions for You

Tradition Move Over Items To View Details
The Stumm family insurance tradition began over 100 years ago. Now in its fourth generation, Stumm Insurance continues to grow, while remaining an industry trend-setter for generations to come. Click any point on the timeline below to learn more about our history:

1911 -
- Today
Bernie Stumm writes his first insurance policy in Yorkville, IL
Bob Stumm enters the business working with his father
Bob forms the McWethy-Stumm Insurance Agency in Aurora, IL
Bob's son, Dave Sr. joins the McWethy-Stumm Insurance Agency
Dave Sr. and John Larson form MML Associates LLC in Chicago, IL
Dave's sons, Dave Jr., Brian and Jim purchase MML Associates and rebrand as Stumm Insurance, LLC
Stumm Insurance opens a second location in the Aurora/Fox Valley area
Jack joins the firm and becomes the fourth owner
Stumm Insurance acquires a benefits practice, and opens its third location in Frankfort, IL

The continued growth and success of Stumm Insurance directly relates to how we work with clients and deliver service. Stumm is committed to providing the best benefits service, to answering our clients' questions promptly, and doing whatever it takes to make sure that their needs are not only met, but exceeded. Here are some testimonials from just a few of our clients:

Everyone knows health care expenses are growing at an alarming rate, and the burden to employers is growing at an even faster rate. As a manufacturing company, we are focused on having our costs increase at an affordable rate regardless of inflation. This financial burden becomes harder and harder to manage each year. SI has always been able to point out new and creative ways to help us find cost savings. SI not only provides excellent products, but service as well. Because of the high level of support SI provides us, our human resource overhead expenses are almost nonexistent.

Name/Title: Vipul B. – COO
Company Location: Chicago, IL
Industry: Manufacturing
Stumm Insurance client since: 1995
For over 30 years, SI has helped us maintain an attractive yet cost-competitive benefits package. They truly understand how to partner with a company through the ebbs and flows of the budget process to achieve that elusive 'perfect balance' in offering a financially sound benefits package for our 400 employees. In today's complex world of benefit packages, we have been able to count on SI to adapt new trends to our employees' benefit needs at an affordable rate. We feel confident that they know our company and develop plans in our best interest.

Name/Title: Terri A. – CFO
Company Location: Aurora, IL
Industry: Health Care
Stumm Insurance client since: 1973

We came to Stumm Insurance in 2004 as a startup company looking for help with designing a benefits package that would help us attract and retain quality employees. Since then we've grown from 5 to 40 employees, and Stumm Insurance has provided advice on handling our benefits as if they were paying our bill. They have done a phenomenal job – not just selling us insurance, but guiding us through the process, offering alternatives, and going the extra mile for the small business owner.

Name/Title: Jon T. – CEO
Company Location: Des Plaines, IL
Industry: Technology
Stumm Insurance client since: 2004
We have very unique benefits needs for our employees, including how we deliver these benefits to them. SI has helped us develop practical solutions to cover the full spectrum, while maintaining a level of costs that is manageable for the company.

Name/Title: Neal M. – Partner
Company Location: Chicago, IL
Industry: Law Firm
Stumm Insurance client since: 2005

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Our team combined has an extensive background in group health insurance experience, and each team member has a proven track record of successfully consulting businesses of all sizes. When you work with Stumm Insurance, you have an entire workforce dedicated to your employees and their benefit program. See our team members below to learn more:

Dave Stumm, Jr.
Executive Vice President
Brian Stumm
Executive Vice President
Jim Stumm
Executive Vice President
Jack Stumm CPA
Executive Vice President
Maggie Colon
Account Executive
Dave Enk
Account Executive
Jessica Frias
Account Manager
Renata Garcia
Account Executive
Steve Hogan
VP Sales & Marketing
Anna Radosz
Account Manager
Jonathon Schmidt
VP Sales & Marketing
Vanessa Sawyer
Account Manager
John Stuart
VP of Client Service
Marcy Testa
Account Executive
Carrie Vest
Account Manager
Maureen Ciobanu
Account Executive
Kristin Stumm
John Larson
Dave began his career in 1995 in client services, then spent 10 years as a national benefits consultant before starting Stumm Insurance in 2007. He received his BBA from the University of Notre Dame in 1995, and now resides in Batavia, IL with his wife Cindy and 4 children.
Brian began his insurance sales career in 1998 in Chicago, IL with a national benefits carrier, later becoming their Regional Sales Director in Seattle, WA in 2002. He then founded Stumm Insurance in 2007 with his brothers. Brian received his BBA in Marketing from the University of Kentucky, and resides in North Aurora with his wife Kristin and 3 children.
Jim began working in the employee benefits industry in 2000. After working for a Chicago-based national insurance brokerage, Jim served as a Senior Group Sales Representative with a national benefits carrier for 6 years. He then founded Stumm Insurance in 2007 with his brothers. Jim received his BA in Marketing from Marquette University in 1999, and resides in Chicago with his wife Shannon and 3 children.
Jack began his career in the field of public accounting in 2003. He worked as a financial auditor for 6 years at a Big Four accounting firm in Chicago. Jack received his BA in Accounting from Miami (of Ohio) University in 2003, and earned his Certified Public Accountant license in 2008. Jack resides in Chicago with his wife Julie and 3 children.
Anna entered the insurance industry in 2011 and joined Stumm Insurance in 2012. She graduated from Queen of Peace HS in Burbank, IL, and currently resides in Chicago IL.
Dave has been in the employee benefits industry since 1990, and spent his first 11 years working for two national carriers. Dave moved to the brokerage side of the business in 2001, and joined Stumm Insurance in 2013. Dave received his BS from John Carroll University, and earned his MBA in Marketing at DePaul University. He lives in Hawthorn Woods, IL with his wife Gina and 2 daughters.
Carrie began her professional career in 2000 managing a small family business. She entered the insurance industry in 2013 working with individual health plan sales. She then joined Stumm Insurance in 2014 as an Account Manager and individual health plan specialist. Carrie currently resides in Bristol, IL with her husband and four kids.
With over 10 years of experience in operations management, finance and human resources, Vanessa joined Stumm Insurance in 2015. She earned her PHR certification in 2012, and is an active member of SHRM. She also received her BS in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University, and is working toward her MBA from Aurora University. Vanessa currently resides in Plano, IL with her husband and child.
Marcy has been in the insurance industry since 1995, spending her time in the broker community. Marcy has worked with both small and large agencies helping them to evolve and grow with the changing times. She has managed both fully insured and self-funded clients for their entire benefit cycles while delivering quality service. Marcy prides herself on being an advocate and educator to her clients and their employees. She lives in Lake Zurich, IL with her husband and two children.
John began his insurance career in 1993 and has focused specifically on employee benefits since 1995. After working at the same firm as a Broker/Consultant for over 19 years, he decided to join Stumm Insurance in 2015. John received his BA in Speech Communications with a Studio Art minor from Augustana College in 1993. John resides in Naperville, IL with his wife and 3 daughters.
Renata entered the insurance industry in 2003 working for a national dental benefits carrier. She then worked for a Chicago-based insurance brokerage as an Account Manager, and joined Stumm Insurance in 2011. Renata received a BA in Business Administration from DePaul University and a MA in Applied Linguistics from NEIU. Renata and her family live in Yorkville, IL.
Steve began his insurance career in 1985 in the sale and delivery of quality employee benefit plans, and teamed up with Stumm Insurance in 2012. Steve graduated from the University of Illinois in 1984, and resides in Frankfort. He is currently the Director of the Lincoln-Way High School Foundation, Chair of the Lincoln-Way Alumni Association and sits on the Board of the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce.
Jon began his professional career in 2002 graduating from Northern Illinois University with a BS in Marketing. After working for 10 years in business development roles at Citibank and Philip Morris USA, Jon joined the Stumm Insurance team in 2012. Jon lives in North Aurora, IL with his wife and children
Jessica began her insurance career in 1995 working in property & casualty.Three years later, she joined a General Agency as a Sales Manager, where she handled Individual and Group Health Sales for hundreds of Country Financial agents nationwide in addition to handling membership issues and renewals. Jessica joined Stumm Insurance in 2014 as an Account Manager. She is in the process of obtaining her Business Degree and resides in Chicago with her family and dog, Sherlock.
Maggie began her insurance career in 2002 working for American Family Insurance in property & casualty. In 2003, she moved to the employee benefits side of the industry working for brokerage firms as a Client Manager, servicing both fully insured and self-funded group accounts. Maggie joined Stumm Insurance in 2014 as an Account Executive. She resides with her daughter in Schaumburg, IL.
Maureen started her career in 2005 working for a large financial service firm. She moved to employee benefits in 2007 as an Account Manager, and joined Stumm Insurance in 2015 as an Account Executive. Maureen graduated from Western Illinois University with a BA in Communications. She currently resides in Hoffman Estates with her husband and children.
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Please contact any member of Stumm Insurance directly by utilizing the Contact Information & LinkedIn icons above in the Team section. For general inquiries, feel free to visit or contact us at the following:

6601 N. Avondale Ave. – Ste #201
Chicago, IL 60631

West Suburbs
400 E. Diehl #380
Naperville, IL 60563

South Suburbs
20635 Abbey Woods Ct, #303
Frankfort, IL 60423

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