Contact Us

Gallagher Administrative Team

Michael McHugh
Area Senior Executive Vice President
(630) 285-4373

Byron Given
Area Senior Vice President
(630) 694-5367

Tyler MacKenzie
Account Executive – Key Accounts
(630) 694-5165

Eileen McWeeney
Client Service Manager Senior
(630) 285-3640

Amanda Clark
Client Service Manager
(630) 285-3967

Kate Olson
Client Service Manager
(630) 285-3848

Executive Committee

Mr. Sean Carney, Chairman
Stevenson High School Dist. #125
(847) 415-4117

Dr. Jennifer Hermes, Vice President
Lake Forest Community HSD #115
(847) 604-7402

Dr. Jeff O’Connell
Lake Park School District #108
(630) 295-5430

Ms. Kathy Gavin
Niles Township District for Special Education #807
(847) 965-9040 ext.1114

Mr. Tom Beerheide
Sunset Ridge School District 29
(847) 881-9457

Mr. Brad Goldstein
Winnetka School District #36
(847) 501-2522

Dr. Chris Johnson
New Trier Township #203
(847) 784-7722

Dr. Maggie Lesniak
Midlothian School District #143
(708) 388-6444

Mr. Jason Edelheit
Glencoe School District #35
(847) 835-7800

Mr. William HarkinCLIC Treasurer
Ms. Becky AllardAsst. Treasurer
(847) 456-3503

Loss Prevention Coordinator


Amanda Weller
Associate Consultant – Account Coordinator
(815) 236-5170 (P)
(630) 285-4145 (F)


Michael Lorms
Senior Manager-Risk Control 

(614) 827-2376 (P)

Jeff Byxbe
Risk Control Specialist 

(616) 402-1212 (P)

Partnering with clients to prevent workplace injuries not only prevents loss and unnecessary expense, but preserves the pledge you make to your employees to provide them with a safe workplace. The safety and loss control programs offered by Risk Control Consulting Services are designed with these factors in mind.

For more than four decades, RCCS, a division of Gallagher Bassett, has helped organizations of all types develop and maintain successful safety and risk control programs. Our mission is to provide you with timely delivery of quality consulting services that result in a tailored program that aggressively manages workers' compensation and related loss costs, improves operational efficiency, and most importantly, affords you the opportunity to focus on your first priority – your library..


Corporate Legal Counsel

  • Tressler LLP

Property/Casualty  Approved  Firms

  • Dykema
  • Robbins, Schwartz, Nicholas, Lifton and Taylor
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP
  • Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP
  • Smith Amundsen, LLC
  • Hauser Izzo, LLC (formerly Sraga Hauser, LLC)
  • Engler Callaway Baasten & Sraga LLC

 School Board Legal Approved Firms

  • Engler Callaway Baasten & Sraga – All Claims
  • Himes, Petrarca & Fester – All Claims 
  • Khira Boucek – All Claims 
  • Franczek P.C. - All Claims
  • Robbins, Schwartz, Nicholas, Lifton and Taylor - Non Employment Related Claims Only
  • Clausen Miller – Employment Related Claims Only



  • Mathieson, Moyski, Austin & Co., LLP


  • Milliman, Inc.

Claims Team


Clint Peterson
Property Claims Supervisor
(630) 282-0896

Karleigh Bava
Liability Assistant Branch Manager/Supervisor
(630) 282-8546

Lisa Brown
Liability Claims Supervisor
(630) 317-1654

Emily Wells
Senior Account Manager
(630) 285-3857


Christian Payne
Director - Client Services
(856) 803-3179

Paulette Howard
Account Supervisor
(773) 824-4280