Meet Our Team

SALES TEAM

Tom Kern Insurance Agent
Property & Casualty | Life & Health
Office: 847.853.6620
Fax: 847.853.6820
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Tom joined Fort Dearborn Insurance Agency in April of 2016. His insurance career started in 1986 as wholesaler of employee benefit products through brokerage relationships in the Midwest.  In 2003, Tom became a retail broker combining employee benefit plan sales and personal lines insurance.  In 2009, he started a personal lines department at Guaranteed Rate Mortgage. Most recently, Tom worked for A.J. Gallagher where he focused on personal lines for high net worth clients. Tom and his wife have three children. He is active in his community and loves golf, paddle tennis and fishing. Tom holds insurance licenses in property & casualty and life & health.

Stella Bournias Insurance Agent
Property & Casualty | Life & Health
Office: 847.853.6619
Fax: 847.853.5353
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Stella Bournias joined the Koenig & Strey Insurance Agency, now Fort Dearborn Insurance Agency, in 2006 as a sales/service associate after graduating from DePaul University with a B.S. Degree in Marketing. She transitioned to the sales team as an account manager in 2010. Stella specializes in personal insurance and prides herself on providing her clients with the information they need to make sound decisions regarding their insurance needs. Stella holds insurance licenses in property & casualty and life & health.


SERVICE TEAM

Julie Piant Insurance Account Representative
Property & Casualty | Life & Health
Office: 847.853.6627
Fax: 847.853.5353
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Julie Piant’s insurance career began at Koenig & Strey Insurance Agency, now Fort Dearborn Insurance Agency in 1996. She has more than 17 years of insurance sales/service experience and believes in building strong, close relationships with her clients to provide them superior service. Prior to joining the agency, she spent sixteen years with the Federal Savings Bank, Chicago, IL, in roles of increasing responsibility ranging from teller, teller supervisor, new accounts manager, teller trainer and senior accounting associate. Julie holds insurance licenses in property & casualty and life & health.

Seng Her Insurance Account Representative
Property & Casualty
Office: 847.853.5300
Fax: 847.853.5353
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Seng Her joined the agency in 2014 and brings over 16 years personal insurance experience. Her career has included work for major insurance companies and independent agencies in a variety of customer service roles. Seng provides support to our clients and sales consultants and is committed to providing clients with exceptional service and creative risk management solutions to meet their insurance needs. Seng holds a property & casualty insurance license.

Gina Ramos Insurance Account Representative
Property & Casualty
Office: 847.853.5300
Fax: 847.853.5353
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Gina Ramos joined the agency in June 2016 and brings over 8 years of insurance experience with her.  She has held positions in both sales and service in multiple areas of insurance including flood, personal, and commercial lines.  She currently holds a Property & Casualty insurance license and is in the process of obtaining her CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative certification.  Gina enjoys educating people about insurance and building long-lasting relationships with her customers.  In her spare time, Gina enjoys volunteering in her community, traveling, and spending time with her family.