Diana has 20 years of progressive benefits experience: most recently as a Senior Account Consultant at an insurance brokerage and consulting firm where she serviced clients in the small to mid-market segments. Her extensive benefits knowledge brings a unique and valuable perspective to both Stumm and her clients.
In her free time, Diana can be found reading, going on walks and traveling. She is also a die hard Dallas Cowboys fan.
Chloe is an administrative professional of five years with previous experience in medical and social service fields. She began her career in Miami, FL where she served as a program manager for a youth development program, holistically addressing community needs with sustainable resources. At Stumm, she is eager to learn, grow, and develop strategies to better support clients. In her free time, Chloe enjoys spending time with her family, husband, cat, and tending to her growing plant collection.
Jennifer has worked in the insurance industry in employee benefits since 2009 with both small and large brokers. Prior to 2009 Jennifer worked in human resources, occupational safety and environmental health.
In her free time, Jennifer enjoys hiking, traveling and volunteers her time at a local retirement community.
Linda enjoyed a long B2B marketing communications career in technology, but always had her sights set on supporting employees. In 2016, Linda made the move to human resources working for a growing software company where she focused on benefits, payroll and employee engagement. She’s excited to join Stumm Insurance and expand her knowledge of employee benefits serving a wide range of clients. When she has some free time, Linda loves spending it with family and friends, exploring Chicago and other cities, and volunteering at her children’s schools.
Melissa started in the insurance industry in 2007 as a temp. Through hard work Melissa joined Stumm Insurance in 2020 as an Account Manager. She has an Associate Degree in Administrative Management and Training. Melissa son is a Navy sailor which makes her a proud Navy mom.
Claire is a graduate from North Central College, with a BA in Communications and specialization in Public Relations. Claire has a passion for writing, having worked for “The Chronicle” at school, as well as having published pieces on “Project Censored”. At Stumm, she enjoys working with her team while learning from her passionate coworkers. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching scary movies, and journaling.
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Gabriella graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelors Degree in Liberal Arts and Science.
She has worked in the hospitality industry for close to ten years, starting as a server at Red Lobster, then Director of Catering for an Equestrian Club, and Catering Manager for the Hyatt Hotel. Most recently, Gabriella worked for a global shipping company serving as an Ocean Import Operator.
In Gabriella’s free time, she enjoys doing arts and crafts with Resin/Epoxy, creating coasters and other products.
A graduate of Elmhurst University, Joseph began his insurance career at a brokerage in Elmhurst working in employee benefits for groups with under 50 lives. With years of experience under his belt, Joseph decided it was time for a new challenge. He joined Stumm Insurance to begin focusing on larger groups.
In his free time, Joseph enjoys trying new recipes, watching horror films and spending time with his family and friends.
Alison holds a BA in Management from Benedictine University. Alison began her career in the insurance industry in 2017, most recently working as a Benefits Account Executive at Snyder Insurance. Her passion for providing excellent customer service to her clients will make her a perfect addition to our team. Outside of work, you might find Alison at the yoga studio, exploring a forest preserve with her dog Mayzee and husband, or taking a watercolor class. She is also a passionate reader of many genres.
Joanna holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She continued her graduate education at Loyola University Chicago at Water Tower where she earned a Master of Science in Human Resources and worked as a Graduate Research Assistant.
Her education in Industrial and Organizational Psychology resulted in a rewarding Human Resources career that spanned more than fifteen years. She is thrilled to join Stumm Insurance and looks forward to learning from her colleagues. When not at work, Joanna is exploring the city with her family and friends. You may find her enjoying an outdoor music festival or sampling the city’s diverse cuisine. She is an avid runner and an amateur yogi.