Gregg Elstien, ARM, CIC
Gregg Elstien is considered one of the strongest advocates in the commercial insurance and risk management fields. His approach involves a proprietary analysis to uncover areas of need in order to develop a sustainable program that will reduce costs tied with evolving risk. Over 24 years in this industry, Gregg believes that to truly understand opportunities for improvement, you must take time to understand what makes a business distinctive. Furthermore, if the outcome of his analysis does not provide significant value, they are not the right partner. Gregg works predominantly with businesses who are focused on constant improvement with a partner who understands how critical due diligence, cost containment, claim management and safety are to their operations.
Gregg has excelled in providing captive insurance programs for best in class businesses to take advantage of their dedication to claim management and safety. He has clients in various captives who continue to achieve 30-50% cost savings every year.
Beyond what he provides in insurance risk management experience, Gregg also understands how important it is to help his clients in areas outside of their insurance needs. He brings his extensive network of professionals in a variety of industries to his relationships.
Gregg has been a professional speaker on a multitude of topics for over 20 years. His speaking engagements include the Illinois CPA Society, Rockford University, Axelson Center and the Nonprofit CFO Roundtable.
Gregg is the Chair of the advisory board for Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center, a nonprofit that is the first responder to children who have been sexually abused and/or physically abused. They work to heal both children and families as well as help prosecute the perpetrators.
Gregg is an Advisory Board Member for Reclaim 13, which prevents child trafficking and prevents child exploitation.