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Colleen Egan
Colleen Egan
colleen@eganvance.com

Colleen has been in the insurance industry for over 25 years. Prior to starting Egan Insurance Agency, Colleen had worked in a north side insurance office focusing on personal and commercial lines.

Her expertise in the property and casualty market lead her to open her own agency in 1996. She currently holds a CIC designation and has been an agent advisor to several leading insurance carriers. Colleen is a Girl Scout coordinator and leader. She also coaches a variety of sports and is active in the business community.

She and her family reside in Niles, IL.



Frank Vance
Frank Vance
frank@eganvance.com
Frank comes to EganVance Insurance from Assurant with a background in employee benefits and individual insurance products. Prior to Assurant, Frank had worked at the regional offices of MetLife Small Business and MassMutual.

Frank joined the agency in July 2009 and is focused on the expansion of individual and group insurance products. In addition to life, health and disability coverages, he leads the sales team in the marketing and growth of the long term care and employee benefits market.

He is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and has served as president of the Chicago Southland Association of Health Underwriters. In addition, Frank continues as a freelance television director for regional and local sporting events for over 20 years. He lives with his wife and children in Chicago


Susanne Chakos
Susanne Chakos
susanne@eganvance.com

Susanne joined Egan Insurance in 2005 with over 30 years experience across all lines of property, casualty, life and health products. Her background includes sales, underwriting, client management and customer service.

Prior to joining EganVance Insurance Agency, Susanne was vice-president of property and casualty operations for Marsh Affinity Group Services, a third party administrator and subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan. She managed administrative programs for associations, professional groups and corporations utilizing a staff of 55 employees.

Susanne has lived in the Edgebrook neighborhood of Chicago for many years and is active in the local chamber of commerce.



Traci Laughlin
Traci Laughlin
traci@eganvance.com

Traci joined EganVance in 2010 with more than 20 years experience in the marketing and graphic design field as well as 5 years working in the benefits industry. She is a licensed insurance producer and her role includes administrative support, sales and client service.

Traci has served as a leader in the women’s auxiliary at her parish working on a variety of fundraising efforts and is a co-founder of the Paint Edgebrook Pink 5K for Breast Cancer. She lives in Chicago with her husband and 2 children.



Doreen Banez
Doreen Banez
doreen@eganvance.com

Doreen joined EganVance Insurance in 2011. Prior to joining EganVance, she worked in the wholesale brokerage area in the Financial Services Division and Small Commercial Business Unit. Doreen comes with over 15 years experience in the industry.

She is a volunteer volleyball coach and lives in Chicago with her husband and two daughters.







Located in the northwest side of Chicago, our agency has been a part of the community for nearly 20 years...