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Tunnell Insurance Agency

Tunnell Insurance Agency

John Tunnell
Agency Owner


As a Personal Financial Representative living in Chicago for 10 years with my wife and 2 children I know many local families. My knowledge and understanding of the people in this community help me provide over 5000 customers with an outstanding level of service. I look forward to helping families like yours protect the things that are important - your family, home, car and more. I'm also here to help you prepare a strategy to achieve your financial goals.


I take on a proactive working style with customers. I can help identify gaps in your protection and financial needs and assist you with helpful ideas and information along the way. Personally, I offer customers professional service and solutions that can meet your financial needs.

Awards:
Bateman Elementary School Community Grant - $1,000 Grant
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Agency Hands in the Community Award
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Additional Awards:
Honor Ring - 4 Years
National Conference Award - 4 Years
President's Conference - 4 Years

Community Services:
Albany Park Chamber of Commerce
World's Top 100 Leading Companies, Forbes
Most Admired P&C Companies, Fortune
Top 10 Companies for Diversity, Diversity Inc.
Best 100 Companies for Working Mothers, Working Mother
Top 10 Companies for African Americans, Diversity Inc.
Best 50 Companies for Latinas, Latina Style

Industry Services:
Allstate Foundation
LIMRA

Specialties:
Retirement
Life
Personal Umbrella

Spoken Languages:
Spanish


Tunnell Insurance Agency

Diana Hernandez
Licensed Sales Producer

I have been in the insurance field for 15 years. I started with Allstate in January 2001. I enjoy working closely with my clients to help design a complete insurance portfolio to best suits their needs. I work hard at continuing to make sure I provide the best service available to every client I work with. I have 3 amazing boys and supportive husband, I love spending time with my family.

Tunnell Insurance Agency

Perla Baca
Licensed Sales Producer

I started my insurance career fresh out of high school 12 years ago, and have been with the Tunnell Agency since June 2012. I am bilingual, and my area of expertise is property and casualty. I am very passionate about helping and educating consumers, especially the Hispanic market, on their insurance needs. I am a single mother of a beautiful, energetic and smart 2 year old little girl. All of my free time is completely dedicated to her!

Jaco Albertyn
Licensed Agent
 
I joined the agency to build a connection with people to help care and protect what is valuable to them. You will experience my passion for helping people and my commitment to be there for you long term for your insurance needs. My area of specialty can help many people with their home and auto needs.
 
George Harris
Licensed Agent
 
I started my insurance career over 17 years ago. I recently joined the Tunnell Agency Team after moving to Chicago. I enjoy helping people with their insurance needs and protecting/preparing them for the future. In my spare time I enjoy traveling, theater, and spending time with friends/family.
  
Shernell Willingham
Customer Experience Manager
 
As the Customer Experience Manager, Shernell brings to the agency several years of stellar customer service! She is also a licensed Property and Casualty agent that can assist with your insurance needs. In her spare time she is very passionate about her outreach volunteer work and creating beautiful memories with her family and friends.
  
Frank Suspenzi
Personal Financial Representative
 
I’m committed to helping you protect what you have today and prepare for tomorrow. I understand the importance of thinking about the “big picture” when it comes to your financial future. From life insurance to retirement, I’m committed to helping you reach your financial goals.