Our Team

6147  outlined Craig Concklin High ResCraig Concklin


Craig Concklin, CIC, a graduate of University of Denver and has been a client advocate in the Insurance industry for upwards of 30 years. Craig became the owner of Concklin Insurance Agency 1993. In 2005 Craig launched Chicagoland SIA, a master agency with SIAA.

 Over the years Craig has developed national insurance programs for various industry groups which ultimately led to major growth within the Concklin organization. With Craig’s vision and forward thinking he has more than tripled Concklin’s sales to $26 million. Concklin continues to stand out as a leading firm with their investment in digital and traditional marketing programs, innovative management systems and financial accounting technology.

 Craig’s knowledge and stellar reputation in the insurance industry continues to benefit his clients and enhance the presence of Chicagoland SIA in the marketplace. He is currently a Pekin Insurance Board Member and previously served on the Advisory Board for Illinois Casualty Company and the National Agents Advisory Board for The Hartford. In his free time Craig enjoys golfing, skiing and giving back to his community.

Office Number (630) 692-0552

Marie FinleyMarie Finley

Vice President of Operations

In the insurance business since 1977, Marie started with Prudential Insurance Company as a debit agent selling life and health products. She joined Chicago Metropolitan Consultants Inc. and started working with property and casualty insurance, first in personal lines and later in commercial lines. She simultaneously handled all accounting and introduced automation to the agency in 1987. Marie joined Concklin-Crandall Insurance Agency after they purchased Metropolitan in 1992. Concklin Insurance Agency was established the following year with Marie as Systems Manager and Lead CSR. In 2000 she was promoted to Commercial Lines, Office and Systems Manager at CIA. In 2006, she was named Vice President of Operations.

Office Number (630) 953-4019
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Dan Huffstetter-1Dan Huffstetter

Executive Vice President

An insurance professional since 1990, Dan Huffstetter, CIC, joins Chicagoland SIA at its inception. He began his career as a commercial underwriter for Ohio Casualty in 1990. Dan continued his career with Ohio Casualty as a Marketing Representative and was awarded the title of Senior Marketing Representative in 2003. Dan’s expertise in underwriting and marketing will be a great asset to Chicagoland SIA future success. Dan is active in the  Knights of Columbus and 1752 Club. He is married with two children and enjoys all sports and hiking.

Office Number (630) 953-4014
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Mike O'DonnellMichael O’Donnell

Vice President

An insurance professional since 1992, Mike O’Donnell, CIC, has offered full sales and service to business and personal clients with Concklin Insurance Agency for 18 years joining Chicagoland SIA in 2013.  His main focus has been working with the business owners across the country to protect their assets and improve their bottom line. Michael’s Finance degree from Eastern Illinois University and professional designation as a Certified Insurance Counselor has made him a valuable resource for many industries such as Construction, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Professional Service Firms.  He is married with three children, active with coaching and a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. He enjoys golf and family recreational activities.

Office Number (630) 953-4017
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Gail GodfreyGail Godfrey

Vice President, Agency Growth Coach

Gail M. Godfrey has been an insurance professional since 1972 working for major insurance carriers. Gail spent 7 years in Claims before moving to Marketing and Sales where she held a number of different positions including Commercial Lines Sales Rep., Home Office Training and Development for the field, Agency Consultant to Independent Agents and opening/developing a territory in which the carrier had no previous presence. Gail retired from a major insurance carrier in December 2013 and joined Chicagoland SIA in a new role which will partner her with Producers, assisting them to grow and develop their Independent Agencies Members with a variety of tools: Training – Technical and Sales, Automation, Marketing and Coaching.

Office Number (630) 953-4023
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Christine Lee Christine Lee

Agency Growth Coach

Christine began her career in insurance in 1995 working in Personal Lines at a small captive agency. In 2000 Christine had the opportunity to join an Independent Agency and she hasn’t looked back. Throughout the following two decades Christine has held roles in Personal Lines, Commercial Lines Marketing and Commercial Lines Production. She proudly joined Chicagoland SIA in 2018 as an Agency Development Specialist. Christine brings her commitment and passion for the Independent Agency Channel to member agencies by assisting their growth with a variety of tools: Training – Technical and Sales, Automation, Marketing and Coaching.

Office Number (630) 692-0552
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Kelsey Concklin RamseyKelsey Concklin Ramsey

Director of digital Strategy, Agency Growth Coach

Kelsey Concklin Ramsey, a graduate from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been in the advertising technology and digital media industry since 2015. Starting her career at Mbuy, a Mediaocean company, she built her foundation on all things digital media including online ad creation, website tracking and social media marketing. In 2016 Kelsey moved over to Centro where she worked with large clients across multiple verticals and focused on their digital ad creation, website tracking strategies and paid social setup for over 4 years. As the Manager of Ad Operations, she was responsible for educating her teams and clients on the ever-evolving changes within the digital advertising industry while also executing those changes for her clients. Kelsey joins Chicagoland SIA to share her digital expertise and to consult our agencies on the digital landscape. Outside of work Kelsey enjoys hiking, volunteering and horseback riding.

Office Number (630) 692-0552
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Joanne HartJoanne Hart

New Business Manager

After starting her insurance career as an inside sales representative with a personal lines agency, Joanne earned her Illinois Producers License for Property & Casualty in 1991.  She added life and health to her sales portfolio and became a regional manager of four offices before entering the commercial side of the business in inside sales for Seabury & Smith.  In 2000, Joanne made a move to specialize in service because she felt one of her niches was resolving problems.  She says she has learned more about insurance at Concklin than any other place she has worked.
Following five years on the commercial service team and two years of Commercial Lines Management, Joanne accepted a position as New Business Access Plus Marketing Manager for Chicagoland SIA.  This has given Joanne opportunity to familiarize herself with our current carriers and offer a wide range of product knowledge.

Office Number (630) 953-4012
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Suzanne TomasikSuzanne Tomasik

Commercial Lines Client Services Rep.

Suzanne Tomasik joined Chicagoland SIA in 2020 as a Commercial Lines Client Services Representative. She provides client support on all servicing accounts as needed. Prior to Chicagoland SIA, she started her career in 2005, providing excellent customer service on Personal Lines and Commercial Lines accounts.
Outside of work, Suzanne is married and has two children. Her interests include traveling, music, and baseball games.

Office Number (630) 953-4027
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Tammy Nelson-1Tammy Nelson

Personal Lines Manager

Tammy has worked in the Insurance Industry for over 30 years. she is licensed in Life, Health, Property, and Casualty. having specialized in Personal Insurance most of her career, Tammy has a deep understanding of insurance and the proper coverages that are needed.
Tammy is a dedicated mother of two who loves to travel and bargain hunt. she hopes to one day retire to a Tropical Island.

Office Number (630) 953-4035
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Cindy SpartzCindy Spartz

Finance & Compliance Manager

Cindy is a graduate of Loyola University in Business Management. She has been with Chicagoland SIA since it’s inception. Bringing experience in Human Resources, Accounting, Finance and Marketing to her work helps her handle many facets of the insurance industry. Licensed since 2006, Cindy mixes her business and insurance knowledge, creating a broad view for Chicagoland SIA’s continued success.

Office Number (630) 953-4030

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