Meet Our Team

With more professional insurance designations than any other local agency,
our team of experienced advisors is one of the key reasons why the Oak Park, River Forest,
and Forest Park communities trust Forest Insurance for all their insurance needs.
David Klans

David Klans

Commercial Account Manager
Melissa Keshen, an insurance agent serving Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park, Illinois for 13 years.

Melissa Keshen

Commercial Account Manager
Linda Carrera, an insurance agent serving Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park, Illinois for 24 years.

Linda Carrera

Commercial Account Manager
Jackie Ryan

Jackie Ryan

Commercial Support Specialist
Diane Villagomez, an insurance agent serving Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park, Illinois for 17 years.

Diane Villagomez

Personal Account Manager
Maria Lopez

Maria Lopez

Personal Account Manager
Cristine Saucedo, an insurance agent serving Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park, Illinois for 7 years.

Cristine Saucedo

Personal Account Manager
Nichole Hoppe, an insurance agent serving Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park, Illinois for 7 years.

Nichole Hoppe

Personal Account Manager
Cecilia Saavedra

Cecilia Saavedra

Personal Support Specialist
Judy Shelstad

Judy Shelstad

Personal Support Specialist
Susan Huizinga

Susan Huizinga

Personal Support Specialist
Bonnie Casper, an insurance agent serving Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park, Illinois for 12 years.

Bonnie Casper

Aviation Account Manager
Marcia Johnson

Marcia johnson

Personal and Commercial Lines Agent
Fred Arkin

Fred Arkin

Personal and Commercial Lines Agent
Mike Frontzak

Mike Frontzak

Personal and Commercial Lines Agent
Scott Plapp

Scott Plapp

Personal and Commercial Lines Agent
Dan Browne, an insurance agent serving Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park, Illinois for 42 years.

Dan Browne

President
Cathy Hall, an insurance agent serving Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park, Illinois for 32 years.

Cathy Hall

Vice President / Personal Lines Manager
JEANINE VELDMAN

Jeanine Veldman

Accounting Manager
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Maria Jamroz

Communications Director