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Raynold Petrocelli CLU, ChFC
Principal Owner/Founder

Joseph Kobel
Principal Owner/Founder

Maggie Kobel
Personal Lines Manager


Maggie has been a part of the AIS team since 2006. She has spent these past years building strong relationships with clients while providing personalized service. She is truly passionate about making sure her clients and their families are protected. In her spare time, she loves to explore her creative side with arts and crafts, spending sunny days in downtown Chicago and has a big heart for animals, especially English Bulldogs!

Steve Ellis
Personal Lines Senior Account Executive


Steve has been part of the AIS team since 2007. His primary focus has always been to providing great customer service and to build great, long lasting relationships with his clients. He always looks to get his customers the best rates without sacrificing coverage, because covering our clients properly is the most important thing. In his spare time, Steve enjoys to spending time with family and friends and rooting for all the Chicago sports teams. He’s a sports fanatic.

Laura Hamilton
Personal Lines Senior Account Executive


Laura’s been with the Personal Lines Department since 2013, she’s no stranger to the insurance world, prior to that she worked with our affiliates. She’s been with the Allegiance Family since 2007. Laura takes pride in her ability to communicate and understand her client’s needs for insurance by evaluating their assets verses the coverage’s needed. Laura enjoys gardening and spending time with her family, making memories.

Katherine M. Eraci-Bova
Commercial Lines Manager


Kathy Eraci-Bova joined AIS Team in 2005 as the Commercial Lines Manager. She has used her vast knowledge of commercial insurance to work with business owners and understand their specific needs. During her tenor she has enjoyed watching the business she services flourish. She attended Travelers Commercial Lines School 1986 and has worked in the independent agent network since 1980 (Fresh out of Kindergarten J). In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and close friends. Cooking is her passion!