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The Holmquist Insurance agency was founded in 1953 in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago. They specialize in risk management, insurance, and financial services to individuals and small and mid-sized businesses. Holmquist joined the Northern Insurance team in 2011 and maintains a focus on their clients, many of whom have entrusted the agency with their insurance solutions for many, many years.

Northern Insurance was formed in 2005, bringing the collective efforts of several insurance professionals under one organization to provide streamlined service, better technology, and advanced product offerings to our current and future clients. Today, Northern Insurance is a diversified insurance agency serving individuals and institutions throughout the Midwest.

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Producer Profile: Rick Friedenberg

Rick Friedenberg grew up in the neighborhoods of Chicago. After finishing college, he began his lifelong career in the insurance industry. He worked as a manager for Pennsylvania Life and then formed a partnership with SMF Insurance, a full-service agency in Oakbrook, IL. After selling the agency a few years later, he became the Agency Manager for Berent & Co. He later joined forces with DeGeus & Klafter Insurance. After 18 years with DeGeus & Klafter and Steve Klafter’s retirement, he formed Klafter Northern Insurance, Ltd. with Jeff Thompson. To date, Rick is still agency principal of the Klafter Northern Ltd. office. He specializes in insuring the auto services industry. He is active in servicing his clients and producing new insurance business through our Chicago location.



Producer Profile: Paul Ryndak

Paul RyndakPaul has over 25 years of experience specializing in Employee Benefits & Commercial Insurance Services. He has worked for National Carriers and Consulting firms in Illinois prior to joining Northern Insurance Group, LTD as Principal.

Paul graduated with a B.A in Operations Management / International Business from DePaul University. He currently resides with his wife and two children in Arlington Heights, Illinois.



Jack ConnorsProducer Profile: Jack Connors

Jack Connors grew up in Naperville and attended the University of Iowa where he graduated with a major in marketing. He started his insurance career with Liberty Mutual after he graduated where he got his training in personal lines. Jack interned for Northern his junior year summer which is really what sparked his interest in insurance. He loves the mentoring and relationship building part of insurance and is eager to get to know you and help to not only get you covered but make sure you understand how you are covered.

Jack recently moved to down town Chicago and is ready to help you.



For more information, please contact us:

Northern Insurance
5153 N. Clark St., Suite 310
Chicago, IL 60640-6850

Phone: (773) 334-1215
Fax: (773) 334-2372

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