AIS BoardAIS Board

The mission of Agents Insurance Services, Inc. (AIS) is to provide a sustainable, competitive advantage to independent insurance agents of Illinois, providing insurance and service related products that bring value to the independent agency.

Committee Members

William Lawrence
William Lawrence
P/L/R Insurance Services

AIS Board President

Bloomington, IL

Kevin Lesch
Kevin Lesch
Arachas Group, LLC

IIA of IL Board - President

Bartlett, IL

Kevin started in the industry at his father’s agency. In 2013, he took over as president of the agency and in 2015, bought out both partners. Currently, Kevin is the COO of Arachas Group, a Keystone Partner.

Mark Kuchar
Mark Kuchar
Independent Ins. Agents of IL

Staff Liaison

Springfield, IL

• Accounting
• Tax Inquires
• Agency Payment Solutions

Phil Lackman
Phil Lackman
Independent Ins. Agents of IL

Staff Liaison

Springfield, IL

• IIA of IL/IIABA Management
• Strategic Planning
• Press Inquiries

Carol Wilson
Carol Wilson
Independent Ins. Agents of IL

Staff Liaison

Springfield, IL

• Errors & Omissions (Agency names beginning with A-B, P-Z)
• E&O Premium Financing
• Coverage for Your Agency
• Coverage for Your Clients
• Products & Services

Mohammed Ali
Mohammed Ali
Alim Corporation

AIS Board Member

Evanston, IL

Mohammed started Alim Insurance Brokerage in 2012 after working for Near North Insurance Brokerage and Global Benefits Inc. The agency focuses on personal lines, commercial lines, and professional liability insurance.

Joseph Heneghan
Joseph Heneghan
Heneghan, White, Cutting, & Roentz Insurance Agency

AIS Board Member

Jerseyville, IL

Joseph Heneghan joined the insurance industry in 1982. He started his own agency in 2004 and bought the White-Cutting Rice Agency in 2010. The agency writes all lines of insurance, represents more than 20 insurance companies and is associated with many excess lines carriers.

Bennie Jones
Bennie Jones
Risk Management Solutions of America, Inc.

AIS Board Member

Chicago, IL

Bennie Jones began his career in 1980 and has worked with LibertyMutual, Inter Continental and Argonaut. He's now the President of Risk Management Solutions of America, Inc. In 1999, the agency began developing specialty insurance programs, started wholesale operations in 2003 and moved into commercial retail placements in 2005. Bennie is the current Chair of the Big "I" Diversity Task Force.

Daniel McNeely
Daniel McNeely
Dimond Bros. Insurance, LLC - Arcola

AIS Board Member

Taylorville, IL

Brian McSherry
Brian McSherry

AIS Board Member

Flanagan, IL