William D. Boockfords Julie R. Dann
Senior Managing Director
Insurance Services

Bannockburn, IL
+1 847.444.2567

Areas of Focus: Property and Casualty, Risk Advisory Services

  • Senior Vice President of Dann Insurance, one of Chicago's largest privately owned insurance brokerages, until it joined Mesirow Financial in 2006
  • Uses strong technical expertise and a highly disciplined proprietary process to optimize her clients' risk management and insurance programs
  • Serves as account executive and risk manager for some of Chicago's leading corporations and non-profit sector organizations, with specializations in real estate development, management, and lending, construction, and food distribution and processing accounts
  • Began her career in the insurance industry in 1988 and has experience in risk management, property and casualty, and employee benefits
  • Taught advanced courses in negotiation strategies and property insurance
  • Mentors and trains account executives
  • M.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • M.B.A., The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
  • Jewish United Fund and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, board of directors
  • Brandon Dann Rotstein Charitable Foundation, board of directors
  • Charles and Audrey Dann Family Charitable Foundation, president
  • Chicagoland Jewish High School, former development committee member
  • Jewish United Communities, National Young Leadership Cabinet, former member