Meet Our DI Sales Team

When you call, we answer. When you send a message, we respond. At Illinois Mutual, we pride ourselves on our accessibility and direct contact with our agents. Our DI sales team is here to help make selling easier for you!

Western Region

Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Central Region

Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wisconsin

Eastern Region

Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia

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James Kuny, DIF, DIA

Western Regional Sales Manager
[email protected]
(800) 437-7355, ext. 594

With his decades of experience, James understands DI and how it fits into big-picture conversations about money management and a diverse insurance portfolio.

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Erica Allen, ACS, ALMI

Western Internal Regional Sales Representative
[email protected]
(800) 437-7355, ext. 370

Erica has been with Illinois Mutual since 2014. She goes the extra mile to help you meet your goals and understand the DI sales process.

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Dave Plumb, CLU®, ChFC®

Central Regional Sales Manager
[email protected]
(800) 437-7355, ext. 595

Dave has nearly 20 years of combined insurance, brokerage and income protection experience. He knows our agents and target market well, and he’ll help you find the right DI clients.

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Carrie Mercer, ACS, DIF

Central Internal Regional Sales Representative
[email protected]
(800) 437-7355, ext. 313

Carrie has nearly 30 years of industry experience, and she’s been with Illinois Mutual since 1994. Trust Carrie to give you great answers, whether you have questions about illustrations, applications or sales concepts.

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Jeff Wilson, CLU®, FLMI

Eastern Regional Sales Manager
[email protected]
(800) 437-7355, ext. 596

With over 3 decades in the industry, Jeff truly understands our middle market policyowners. Jeff is an expert at connecting agents with hard-working Americans who could use income protection.

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Andrea Schaidle

Assistant Vice President, DI Sales
[email protected]

Andrea began her Illinois Mutual career as a DI sales support specialist in 2008. In 2013, she was promoted to regional sales manager, and she has worked with every DI region: east, west, and central. Andrea leads a team dedicated to serving you and helping you find more middle-market DI opportunities.

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Lisa Hanson

Vice President, Sales and Distribution
[email protected]

Lisa has over 25 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry. During that time, she has worked for Fortune 40 and 500 companies and a highly successful insurance start-up. Lisa carries a passion for agencies having started her career as a captive multi-line agency owner. She is proud to be a part of Illinois Mutual and to deliver on the promises made to our agents, policyowners and employees.